Visual Arts in the Valley / Kangaroo Valley Art Prize

Medium / category: All mediums

Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents in Australia

Associated institutions: Arts in the Valley

The biennial Visual Arts in the Valley is celebrated in Kangaroo Valley, NSW. It features multiple visual art prizes and special events over four days at a variety of venues in the Valley. Total Prize Money $22,000, donated by local Valley residents. The award’s objective is to assist artists while bringing contemporary art that matters from around the nation to the Valley. In 2020 over 1300 people visited the Kangaroo Valley Community Ha transformed into a professional art gallery.

Notable Previous Winners


  • Belem Lett, Crossed Legs

Winner: Kangaroo Valley Art Prize

The Different Award Categories

The awards include the Kangaroo Valley Art Prize, Tony White Memorial Prize for an Emerging Artist, Salon of Local Artists Prize, plus Highly Commended, Commended, People’s Choice and the Packing Room Prize.

Information up to date from June 14 2023