As an annual contemporary art prize known for its scale and inclusivity, Wyndham Art Prize attracts entries from some of the best artists across Australia and offers opportunities for local and emerging artists as well.
The 2021 Wyndham Art Prize attracted the highest number entries, totalling over 300 works, of which 84 artists were selected as finalists, including 20 who are local to Wyndham. Mediums included sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, installation, sound digital, video and more.
Cash prizes for 2022 include the Wyndham Art Prize of $15,000 (non-acquisitive) and the Local Emerging Art Prize of $5,000 (acquisitive). Finalists’ work will be on display at Wyndham Cultural Centre in June, July and August 2022.
Image: Wyndham Art Prize winner 2021, Gideon Wilonja with Soft.