Sunshine Coast Art Prize

DEADLINE : 31st March, 2017

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The Award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium.

Forty finalists will be selected for exhibition at the Caloundra Regional Gallery and the winning work will be added to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection.


Major Prize – $25,000 cash
Sponsored by Audi Centre Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council

Highly Commended Prize – $5,000 cash
Sponsored by De Deyne Family

People’s Choice Prize – $2,500 cash 
Sponsored by Caloundra Chamber of Commerce

Sunshine Coast Art Prize Residency
Presented by Montville Country Cabins and Caloundra Regional Gallery

Key dates

  • Entries open: Wednesday 8 February
  • Entries close: Friday 31 March
  • Exhibition dates: Thursday 17 August to Sunday 8 October
  • Official Opening and winners announced: Thursday 31 August, 6.00 pm
  • Exhibition venue: Caloundra Regional Gallery

For more information please visit the – Website