FORM and the Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery is proud to present the 2018 Hedland Art Awards in partnership with principal partner BHP, and major partners, Town of Port Hedland, Pilbara Development Commission, and Pilbara Ports Authority. Artists from the Pilbara, Kimberley, Gascoyne, Mid West and Goldfields-Esperance regions are in the running for over $100,000 in prizes.
The Hedland Art Awards is one of the richest and most prestigious non-acquisitive regional art awards in Australia, providing exhibitors with exposure to a national audience, and giving new and upcoming artists opportunities to develop and showcase their work.
Submissions for this year’s awards have now closed.
Finalists will be announced following a preselection process by a qualified panel between October 1 -3.
2018 HEDLAND ART AWARDS KEY DATES
Entries open: Saturday 23 June, 2018
Entry forms due: Friday 31 August, 2018
Artwork submissions due: Friday 28 September, 2018
Preselection process: Monday 1 – Wednesday 3 October, 2018
Awards presentation and opening night: Friday 12 October, 2018
AWARD CATEGORIES AND PRIZES
Most Outstanding Work: $30,000
Best Work by an Indigenous Artist: $20,000
Best Work by a non-Indigenous Artist: $20,000
Kathy Donnelly Award: $10,000
Best Work in a Medium other than Painting: $8,000
Best Sculptural Work: $8,000
Youth Award (under 25): $2,500
Encouragement Award: $2,000
People’s Choice Award: $1,000
Application forms and information for exhibitors:
- 2018 HAA Entry Form and Terms and Conditions of Entry
- Frequently asked questions
- Hanging and presentation guidelines
- Statement by Supplier form
2018 Hedland Art Award Sponsors