Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art 2019


Nillumbik Shire Council presents the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art, a biannual acquisitive art prize open to emerging and established artists working in any medium across Australia. Artworks, responding to the themes of Place and Space can take any form, including (but not limited to) sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, installation, sound digital, video, performative. The Prize is presented in association with Montsalvat. 

Three monetary prizes are applicable to the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art including: Open Prize: $20,000 acquisitive Local Prize: $10,000 acquisitive People's Choice Award: $500 cash prize sponsored by Montsalvat 

FINALIST EXHIBITION Thursday 30 May - Sunday 21 July Barn Gallery, Montsalvat 7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham 

PRIZE JUDGES Godwin Bradbeer, artist Charlotte Day, Director, Monash University Museum of Art Danny Lacy, Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery 

KEY DATES People's Choice Award announced: Monday 22 July 

When: 30 May - 21 July 2019 

Exhibition Opening: Thursday 30th May, 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

Where: Barn Gallery,  Montsalvat, 7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham VIC 3095