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2017 Emerging Artist Award

City of South Perth

Monday, 10 July 2017 at 9:00 am - Friday, 18 August 2017 at 4:00 pm (AWST)

2017 Emerging Artist Award

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission   more info 18/08/2017 $20.00 $2.08
Youth Admission   more info 18/08/2017 $15.00 $1.84

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2017 Emerging Artist Award 

Entries Close Friday18 August 2017

Exhibition & Sales
Friday 22 - Saturday 30 September 2017
City of South Perth Community Hall

All entries must be submitted with:
• Completed entry form including Artist Statement (max 100 words)

• General admission entry fee of $20.00 or $15.00 youth admission (inc.GST) plus booking fee

• 1x high quality digital image (jpeg) of your work via email



$4,000 City of South Perth | Open Award
All works entered into the City of South Perth’s 2017 Emerging Artist Award are eligible to receive this Award.
*The winning artwork may be also used on promotional material for the following years Award.
* This Award is no longer Acquisitive

$750 Karalee on Preston | Local Theme Award

At the discretion of the judges any Works depicting, in title or content, the City of South Perth’s natural or built environment, lifestyle or landmarks will automatically be eligible to receive this Award.

$750 Preston Street IGA | Youth Award

Works entered by participants secondary school aged- 25yrs at date of entry will be automatically eligible to receive this award.

$750 John McGrath MLA | City of South Perth Resident Award
Works entered by artists living in the City of South Perth (suburbs of South Perth, Kensington, Como, Manning, Salter Point, Karawara and Waterford) will be automatically eligible to receive this award.

$750 White Frame | Painting Award
Works entered that have been painted using watercolours, oils, pastels etc. will be automatically eligible to receive this award.

$750 Liquor Barons on Angelo | Works on Paper Award
Works completed on paper including photography, drawings etc. will be automatically eligible to receive this award.

$750 City of South Perth | 3D Sculpture/Textiles Award
All 3D works including sculpture or textile will be automatically eligible to receive this award.

$500 Soco Realty | People’s Choice Award
This award will be presented to the work that receives the greatest number of votes from exhibition visitors by the close of the exhibition period.
*The winning artwork will be displayed in the Angelo Street Coles Underground Car Park alongside previous winners.


Entries open
Monday 10 July 2017

Entries close
4:00pm, Friday 18 August 2017

Selected entrants notified
Tuesday 29 August - Friday 1 September 2017

Delivery of selected artworks
8am - 6pm, Friday 15 September 2017

Exhibition launch & awards presentation
6:30pm, Thursday 21 September 2017

Exhibition duration
Friday 22 September - Saturday 30 September 2017

Exhibition hours
9am - 4pm Monday - Friday
10am - 3pm Saturday

Collection of unsold works
8am - 6pm, Monday 2 October 2017



Selected entries will be received at: City of South Perth Library Function Room, Cnr Sandgate St & South Tce, South Perth on Friday 15 September from 8am - 6pm.

Work will NOT be accepted at any other location or at any other time.

Any unsold works must be collected on Monday 2 October from the City of South Perth Community Hall, Cnr Sandgate St & South Tce, South Perth between 8am and 6pm. Artists will be required to bring personal identification for pick up of works. Those unable to attend themselves must notify the City of the person collecting the work in their place.

Works not collected within one week of the collection date may be disposed of at the discretion of the City of South Perth.

Delivery and collection of artworks is the responsibility of the artist.

No payment will be made by the City of South Perth for charges incurred in the delivery or return of exhibits.



Mark Parfitt
Course Coordinator Fine Art
School of Design and Art, Curtin University

Judy Rogers

Neil Elliot
Artist and Curator 



White Frame

Preston Street IGA

Karalee on Preston

Liquor Barons on Angelo
John McGrath MLA
Soco Realty


The City of South Perth will be hosting a variety of low cost workshops and professional development sessions alongside the Award in August 2017. The programme is open to Emerging Artist Award entrants as well as local community members. For more information visit


City of South Perth
Civic Centre
Cnr Sandgate Street & South Terrace
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Telephone: 9474 0777       Facsimile: 9474 2425

Have questions about 2017 Emerging Artist Award? Contact City of South Perth

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Cnr Sandgate St and South Tce
South Perth, WA 6151

Monday, 10 July 2017 at 9:00 am - Friday, 18 August 2017 at 4:00 pm (AWST)

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