Sunshine Coast Art Prize

Medium / category: 2D artworks in any medium

Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents in Australia

Associated institution: Caloundra Regional Gallery

The national acquisitive Sunshine Coast Art Prize is a dynamic visual arts award reflecting outstanding contemporary 2D arts practice in Australia. The exhibition presents the remarkable finalist works by artists from across the country. The winner receives $25,000 and their artwork is acquired into the Sunshine Coast Art Collection.

Notable Previous Winners


  • Kate Tucker, Carve time/ print space, 2022

Winner: Major Prize

The Different Award Categories

The artwork awarded with the Major Prize will be acquired into the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. A People’s Choice prize is also decided by way of public vote by exhibition visitors. In addition a non-acquisitive Highly Commended prize of $5000 and a non-acquisitive People’s Choice prize of $2500 is allocated.

Information up to date from June 14 2023


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