June 30, 2019

Entry has now closed. Wow, we have exceeded our target number of entries! This awards will definitely be bigger than last time. Thank you and good luck to everyone who entered.

We look forward to meeting you on artwork delivery day, Wednesday 24 July between 8am and 1pm...

June 20, 2019

If you have any questions about entering the art awards please check out our Facebook page and ask any questions in the comments on our Artist Question Time post. As there are only 4 days left to get your entry in we will be online regularly over the next 4 days to ans...

June 11, 2019

Young artists aged 15 - 20 years of age are also eligible to the enter Somerset Bendigo Bank Art Awards. We have a dedicated Youth Award of $500 and all youth entrants are also eligible to win the Major prize or category prize. Youth entries are not required to list th...

March 10, 2019

Continuing the tradition of attracting professional judges to the Somerset Bendigo Bank Art Awards, this year we have two judges;

Beata Batorowicz

Associate Professor USQ, Spatial Construction Visual Arts 

​Beata Batorowicz is an Associate Professor in Sculpture and...

March 8, 2019

The Somerset Bendigo Bank Art Awards team has been working very hard to get all the details ready for the 2019 awards and we are thrilled to announce that entry forms are available now.

The easiest way to enter is via our online entry on the SASI (Somerset Art Society I...

June 12, 2017

All artworks that are not arriving by Courier or Post this week will need to be personally delivered to the Esk Civic Centre, Esk-Hampton Road, Esk on Wednesday 14 June between the hours of 8am to 1pm. If you can't deliver yourself you will need to find someone to deli...

May 15, 2017

Always read the Terms & Conditions (T&C) carefully. It's here that you will find all the important information about the competition - how to enter, how to prepare your artwork for hanging and any size restrictions, where and when to deliver and collect your work and l...

May 14, 2017

Firstly a huge thank you to all the artists that have entered the the Somerset Bendigo Bank Art Awards. It's great to have so many people interested in our Art Awards and we look forward to receiving all your artworks on delivery day.

Today we were overwhelmed with inqu...

May 9, 2017

In addition to the top prize of $4000 we have category prizes, and additional prizes that are selected from our 4 categories - Painting, Works on Paper, Photography and 3D.

One of the additional prizes is the $500 Susan Cory Contemporary Prize to honour the late Susan C...

April 22, 2017

Yes, it's only 3 weeks to go until entries close on 15 May, 2017 at 5pm. But don't panic! If you haven't finished your artwork, that's ok. You only need to have your entry form and payment to us by 15 May, 2017, then you have an extra 4 and a half weeks to finish off y...