Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize logo on grey with black text saying $15,000 Major Prize

2016 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

In 2015 the $15,000 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize received over 400 entries and the prize is now on its way to being one of the most significant Municipal Art Prizes in Australia.

The 2016 Awards will be judged by an eminent panel of art experts including Kirsty Grant, Director and CEO of Heide Museum of Modern Art, Guy Abrahams, CEO and Co-founder of CLIMARTE as well as The Gallery @ BACC’s Julie Skate.

Focusing on paintings by Australian artists, the total prize pool is $19,000 including the Acquisitive Prize of $15,000, a Local Art Prize of $3,000 and the $1,000 People’s Choice Award.

2016 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
7 May to 26 June

The Gallery @ BACC
Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre
Corner of Carpenter and Wilson Streets, Brighton

From the Mayor: Cr James Long BM JP

“Bayside City Council is proud to be fostering the next generation of Australian painters and providing opportunities for them to show their work as part of the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.”

“The inaugural, 2015 award attracted a very high calibre of artists and the 2016 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize promises to grow on this outstanding success.”

High resolution images are available on request. Please contact Matt on 03 9599 4385.

Page last updated: 09 Dec 2015