The Bluethumb Art Prize is an annual award that aims to raise the profile of Australian artists by supporting, recognising and celebrating their incredible talent and diversity.
With double the prize money and over 2300 Australian artists entering, the 2019 prize is Australia’s biggest new art prize and includes many of Australia’s best artists.
Bluethumb Art Prize 18 Exhibition – 2019 Dates, Prize Money & Program
Prizes of $2,000 will be awarded in each of the following categories: Works on Canvas Award, Works on Paper Award Photography Award, Other Media Award and the People’s Choice Award (voted by the public). The overall Bluethumb Art Prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the work considered by the judges to be the most outstanding across all categories.
This exhibition showcases the finalists selected by an eclectic judging panel of 12 industry experts, including Penny Griggs, General Manager of SALA (South Australian Living Artists Festival); June Mills, Indigenous music star, visual artist and traditional owner of Larrakia land; and qualified art curator and Real Housewives of Melbourne star, Gina Liano.