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2017 Art Competitions, Art Awards, Art Prizes
Closing Date
31/03/2017 Burwood Art Prize
The new art prize has been established to showcase the arts and culture within the local area and highlight Burwood as a cosmopolitan hub in Sydney's inner west region. 
31/03/2017 Obi Art Prize for 2017
The Obi Art Prize creates a platform for Artists to celebrate and focus the spirit of their creative expression on significant social themes.
31/03/2017 The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017
National contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council
01/04/2017 BigCi Environmental Awards 2017
The two winning artists will each receive 4 free weeks of BigCi residency and AUD$2,000 spending money. In addition to that, up to AUD$2,000 ARTFLIGHT travel subsidy will be shared between the two winners. 
03/04/2017 NOW: Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize
Jervis Bay & Basin Arts was created to promote and encourage arts and cultural activities in the Jervis Bay Area. 
09/04/2017 Hamptons Art Hub Call for Art: "In Motion"
Submissions are now open and will be accepted online through April 9, 2017. Artists can be based anywhere in the world
11/04/2017 Dardanup Art Spectacular
The Dardanup Art Spectacular Awards are open to all Australian resident persons.
15/04/2017 ViewPoint Gallery's 2017 International Photography Competition
Eligible applicants may be located anywhere around the world. 
17/04/2017 7th Annual International Photography Competition
This competition is open to everyone around the world and to all levels of experience. 
23/04/2017 Inspire9 Mural Competition 2017
Artists will submit design ideas for what they wish to do with the mural, and the artist with the winning idea will be given $1,850 to complete the mural according to their design.
24/04/2017 In Honor of Trees
Open to all photographers. To encourage international participation, we offer free matting to and framing for the duration of the exhibit to all.
28/04/2017 EJ Mantova Memorial Art Competition
NSW Closing date for works to be delivered to Bellingen Showgrounds is Tuesday April 28, 2017 between 4pm and 7pm. 
28/04/2017 Lethbridge 10,000 Small Scale Art Award
open to national and international artists for small-scale artworks. 
28/04/2017 The KILGOUR PRIZE
The KILGOUR PRIZE is open to all Australians (citizens of Australia or residents for at least twelve months).
29/04/2017 Camden Art Prize
Prizes total $11500, plus winning entry, selected from all Sections, acquisitive up to $3000.
30/04/2017 Hadley's Art Prize, Hobart
To be held annually, the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart celebrates painting and drawing by Australian artists over the age of eighteen.
15/05/2017 The Somerset Bendigo Bank Art Awards 2017
Open to artists nationally with the categories of Painting, Works on Paper (including digital drawing), Photography and 3D. 
17/05/2017 Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017
Total prize and awards pool over $120,000 . Entrants must be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident, and resident of the State of Victoria
19/05/2017 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award
the award and exhibition continue to present the best works from established, emerging and cross-disciplinary artists
31/05/2017 d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards
The d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards Exhibition takes place in Queensland, Australia from June 28 to July 9 and is open to local and interstate artists.
31/05/2017 The Moth Art Prize 2017
The international art & literature magazine, The Moth, which features poetry, interviews, fiction and art – from the likes of Cesar Santos, Michael Carson and Lu Cong – is inviting artists worldwide to enter The Moth Art Prize.
01/06/2017 2017 Lumen Prize
Welcoming submissions from March 22, The Lumen Prize is an international award that celebrates artists working with digital technology. Now in its 6th year, The Lumen Prize has awarded over $40,000 in prize money and is committed to supporting and widening the opportunities for artists working with technology.
20/06/2017 The Sunny Art Prize
The competition is open for all artists from around the world. We accept paintings, sculptures, original prints, photography, ceramics and jewellery.
29/06/2017 Ravenswood Women's Art Prize
There are two categories, including a $35,000 prize-the richest professional art prize for women in Australia.
30/06/2017 Harry Bell Memorial Art Competition
For students in Australian schools Years 9-10. Theme: Mates - the contribution of the ANZAC horses and riders in World War 1.
30/06/2017 Meneghetti International Art Prize
Paticipation is open to artists of all nationalities, without distinction of age. Only original works can be submitted.
15/08/2017 9th International Drawing Biennale
The 9th International Drawing Biennale is proudly hosted by the Polish Art Foundation. 
18/08/2017 Gippsland Print Award
The winning work will be automatically acquired by the Gippsland Art Gallery. FIRST PRIZE $5,000 (ACQUISITIVE) 
31/12/2017 Apocalypse Prize
The purpose of this prize is to encourage interest in Medieval Art.
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