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2016 Art Competitions, Art Awards, Art Prizes
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7/10/2016 reCYCLING Sculpture Competition
The $3000 first prize is an acquisition OR commission award. Sculptures should be created from recycled materials
10/10/2016 Photographing the Night: Dusk to Dawn
We seek technically excellent images that express the mystery and solitude that are so a part of photographing at night. All capture methods and processes are welcome. 

11/10/2016 2016 Blacktown City Art Prize
Now in its 21st year, the Blacktown City Art Prize is one of the most respected art prizes in Western Sydney, with cash prizes of $20,000 and acquisitive awards. Artists are invited to submit entries for drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media.
20/10/2016 ROI Art Prize
The ROI Art Prize is exclusive for artists who reside/work/have a studio or represented by a gallery or dealer in Yarra City Area.
31/10/2016 Montalto Sculpture Prize 2017
A sculpture for the purpose of this award is non site specific and must be suitable for long term exterior placement in a public open place.
04/11/2016 M16 Drawing Prize
All works must have been completed in the last 12 months.
04/11/2016 The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting
The overall winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize generously donated by Elaine Bermingham. 
21/11/2016 Painting Impressionism – 9×5 Art Prize
Entry: $25 (includes 9×5 plywood board, available from the WWAS office 1st Prize: $1,000 2nd Prize: $500 (non-acquistive)
28/11/2016 Sculpture at Scenic World
The deadline for submissions for Sculpture at Scenic World 2017 is Monday 28th November 2016 and successful artists will be notified on Monday 5th December 2016.
29/11/2016 Contemporary Art Awards 2017
Contemporary Art Awards 2017 supports emerging artists. 
11/01/2017 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2017
The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the country.
16/12/2016 Urban Oasis Public Art Competition
Artists, or an artist led team, to create an iconic artwork. In a first for the Gold Coast we’re asking artists to respond to a space and transform it through art.
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