York Botanic Art Prize 2023

Medium / category: All mediums

Requirements: The artwork must feature flora native to Western Australia

Eligibility: Applicants must be aged over 18

Associated institutions: Gallery 152, York WA

The York Botanic Art Prize is Australia’s only contemporary botanic art prize, with a prize pool of $12,000. Since its launch in 2020 the prize has aimed to showcase artistic engagement with Western Australia’s incredible native flora, drawing attention to existential environmental issues facing the native landscape, and the many opportunities available for its protection and regeneration.

The prize boasts Professor Josh Byrne, environmental scientist and presenter of ABC’s Gardening Australia, as its Patron.

What you need to know

The prize is open to artists living in Australia or overseas, working in any medium. The main criteria is the artwork must feature native WA flora.


Winner: $11,000
People’s Choice: $1,000


The judging panel will include Dr Laetitia Wilson, Professor Fiona Stanley and Ron Bradfield Jnr.

Dates for your diary

Open for Entries: Entries open 13 May 2023 and close 17 July 2023

Awards Exhibition: 26 November 2023 – 31 January 2024 at Gallery 152, York, WA

To enter, visit the visit the York Botanic Art Prize website here.

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