Conditions of Entry and Descriptions

  1. You may enter up to THREE (3) artworks
  2. Entry Fee is $20 per entry for categories eligible for Overall prize (Aboriginal, Drawing/Print, Painting, Photography, Drone Photography, 3D/New Media/textiles), Free for Youth and Students.
  3. All 2D Artworks will be wall mounted: Framed works must be ready for hanging with “D” rings or cord/wire; non-framed works will be externally pinned with magnets or clamped.
  4. Artworks to be marked clearly on the back with artist’s name, title of work and price. Wet artworks will be painted into by our Kindy kids.
  5. All items must be for sale and a 20% commission must be included in the sale price quoted. If registered for GST, the GST component should be included.
  6. All works must be the artist’s own work.
  7. INSURANCE is the responsibility of the Artist. All reasonable care will be taken but no responsibility for loss or damage is accepted.
  8. SPECIFICATIONS: Any medium or size of artwork is welcome. Entrants wishing to submit large (any dimension larger than 2m or weighing more than 30kg) or sculptural pieces are advised to discuss their proposal well in advance.
  9. Selection and judges decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into. Negative discussion entered into will remove any related awards and the opportunity to enter the prize again.
  10. Artists agree to allow any work to be reproduced in part or whole by print or electronic media only for promotion of the Award. Copyright remains the property of the artist.
  11. The organizers may reject any entry on the grounds that material, subject, presentation or method of production is considered unsuitable or inappropriate.
  12. Works can be completed at any time and could have been exhibited previously elsewhere (except past Leonora Art Prize entries). Artworks may have won awards in other art prizes.
  13. Leonora Art Prize Inc. has the right to withdraw a category prize if the category is unsupported in number or quality, according to the Judges discretion.
  14. Due to the overwhelming response in previous years, this year we have a 200 artwork limit (excluding children’s entries). Once we have reached this limit we will close off entries.

Overall Prize- $7000

Packing Room Prize- $1000

People’s Choice- $1000

Highly Commended – $100 x 3

(Also eligible for Open Award)
Aboriginal Artist$2000$1000EligibleEligible
2D -Drawing, Printmaking, Textiles etc.$2000$1000EligibleEligible
Drone Photography$2000Joint Open and LocalEligibleEligible
3D, New Media$2000TBAEligibleEligible
Youth 12 – 17
1st $100
2nd $75
Joint Local & OpenNot EligibleEligible
Youth 12 – 17
1st $100
2nd $75
Joint Local & OpenNot EligibleEligible
Under 12
1st $100
2nd $75
Joint Local & OpenNot EligibleEligible
Student Under 12
1st $100
2nd $75
Joint Local & OpenNot EligibleEligible

Descriptions of Categories

Local= Currently living (or boarding regularly more than 15 days a month) in the Leonora, Leinster, Sandstone, Menzies, Laverton or Wiluna Shires.

Aboriginal Art= Artworks completed by Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (single or group), using or discussing traditional culture or themes as part of its intended meaning. The style can be traditional or contemporary art forms (eg painting, photography, mixed-media, video, sound, performance, drawing, 3D, etc.).

2D – Drawing, Printmaking, Textiles, Mixed Media etc = Drawing – including but not limited to mark making, charcoal, pencil, pen, 2D textiles, collages etc. Printmaking – process of printing on any surface. Mixed Media or other 2D works.

Painting= Main medium is Paint.

Photography= Digital or analogue. Up to the artist’s discretion on any form of manipulation.

Drone Photography= Printed Image taken by an unmaned aircraft, controlled by the artist. 

3D, New Media, Textiles, Collage etc = Sculpture, installation, textiles that are more concerned with space. New Media examples: Sound, Video, Performance, Relational Aesthetics etc.

Age of Youth and Students = 12 – 17 taken from year of birth, not birthday (eg 12 = turning 12 in 2019)

Student= School student from year 1 to the age of 11.

Please contact us if you have any questions or need help completing the form: 0427763395

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