Art Prize 2017
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize is a popular and esteemed regional art competition that attracts artists from all over Australia. It is a longstanding annual event that has become an important occasion in the Western Australian arts calendar.
The City is currently seeking expressions of interest for an organsation to coordinate volunteer exhibition attendants at
the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize Exhibition. To find out more, click here.
The 2017 City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize is open for entry until 7 August 2017.
We look forward to presenting another stunning exhibition in the Kalgoorlie Town Hall open daily from
Saturday, 9 September to Monday, 25 September 2017 from 10am to 3pm.
2017 City of Kalgoorlie - Boulder Art Prize Award Categories:
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder - Overall Award
All artwork entered and exhibited will be judged in this category
Northern Star Resources - Best Painting in Show
A painting in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel or mixed media
Best Print in Show
Work using any kind of printing process including photography, wood cut, tilograph orengraving
Best 3D Art in Show
Artists working in sculpture, craft, jewelry or dimensional focused practice
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Best Artwork by a Goldfields Artist
Open to artists currently residing in the Goldfields
Anglo Gold Ashanti - First Nations Art Award
Open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artists
Evolution Mining - Emerging Artist Awards
Open to artists aged 12 to 18 years of age (1st, 2nd and 3rd prize will be awarded)
KCGM - People’s Choice Award
Decided by the public before the final weekend of the exhibition
Norton Gold Fields - Highly Commended Awards
For artists who do not receive a formal award but are nevertheless considered meritorious
Proudly Supporting the 2017 City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize: