AWARD CATEGORIES

Entries opened 13 March 2017. Your work must be complete before entering as no changes to entry form can be made.
 
Please refer to the artist Information Booklet for all the finer details.
 
AWARD CATEGORIES
BEST OVERALL ARTWORK
Prize money $15,000   
Award Sponsor City of Karratha
 
BEST ARTWORK BY PILBARA ARTIST
Prize money $10,000
Award Sponsor Pilbara Port Authority
Prerequisite Artist must reside in the Pilbara
 
INVITED ARTIST
Prize money $8,000
Prerequisite Artists will receive an invitation to enter this category
Award Sponsor ECM
 
PORTRAITS
Prize money $8,000
Prerequisite Artist must provide copy of written Sitter's Permission.
 
NORTH WEST FLORA AND FAUNA
Prize money $8,000
 
PAINTING BY PILBARA INDIGENOUS ARTIST
Prize money $8,000
Award Sponsor Ngarluma Yindjibarndi Foundation LTD
 
PAINTING PILBARA LANDSCAPE
Prize money $8,000
Award Sponsor Rio Tinto
 
EMERGING YOUNG ARTISTS (16 - 25 years of age)
Prize money $8,000
Award Sponsor CITIC Pacific Mining
Artist must be between the ages of 16-25 years of age and are NOT required to be an enrolled art student. Emerging/new artists are encouraged to enter this award.
 
PAINTING OPEN THEME
Prize money $8,000
 
WORKS ON PAPER
Prize money $8,000
Award Sponsor Pilbara Development Commission
 
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
Prize money $3,000
Award Sponsor Horizon Power
 
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Funding allocation $15,000
Sponsor Rio Tinto
The Artist in Residence program is open for application by any artists who exhibit in the 2016 Cossack Art Awards. The selected artist is accommodated at Cossack for a period of four weeks across the Cossack Art Awards 2017 and will be made available for a series of workshops, artist talks and conversations with visitors. The artist will produce a series of works during this period, drawing inspiration from their experience residing in the Pilbara.

NOTES While works must be 2-Dimensional, any medium and/or any support type can be submitted for all categories, except where otherwise noted.

Photography is not accepted.

All categories are acquisitive.

Works must not exceed 1.4m wide x 1.4m high or 12kg.