The 2023 Kuranda Art Prize in 2023 will be a non-acquisitive competition for mixed media artists and open to both beginner and emerging artists. The purpose is to hold a Kuranda Art Prize annually and extend the scope and prize money of the art prize, as it grows.
Entries close 16 April 2023.
The theme for the competition in 2023 is Reflection.
First Prize $ 2,000.00
Second Prize $ 1,000.00
Third Prize $ 500.00
People’s Choice Award $ 250.00
The sponsors of the 2023 Kuranda Art Prize are:
All funds generated through partnerships, commission and entry fees are used in the running of the Kuranda Art Prize and are continuously reinvested in the Prize to encourage artistic endeavour into the future. The annual Kuranda Art Prize is established to:
The Kuranda Art Prize logo was created by Nettie O Design from a commissioned sculpture by John Beasley (deceased Kuranda sculptor, gardener and author) that was completed in 1997. It is in ‘Black Ice’ marble from Chillagoe and is located on the corner of Rob Veivers Drive and Therwine Street, Kuranda. Named “Smoke in the Palms”, it incorporates a leaf of the local Kuranda Licuala Palm (Licuala ramsayii). The smoke represents both the dispossession of the original indigenous inhabitants of Kuranda and the ongoing destruction of the rainforest.
To enter the Kuranda Art Prize, please read the Terms and Conditions and complete the form below…
2022 Kuranda Art Prize with the theme Rainforest – Winner: Dance of the Epiphytes by Helena Burcher.
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