Lismore Regional Gallery and The Koori Mail are calling out for entries to the inaugural Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award 2021, a new art prize open to artists of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.
The Award aims to encourage entries from established, mid-career, and emerging Indigenous artists from across the country working in any medium.
It is a non-acquisitive award that is free to enter. Entries are submitted online via the Lismore Regional Gallery website and close at midnight AEST on Friday September 24.
The winner of the $10,000 prize will be announced at Lismore Regional Gallery on Saturday December 4, 2021, with the winning work and finalist works on exhibition at the gallery from December 4 to January 30, 2022.
Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award prizes:
- The Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award: $10,000
- Bundjalung Art Award: $2,500 Open to Bundjalung artists and/or artists working on Bundjalung country
- Innovation Art Award: $2,500 Open to Indigenous artists living in Bundjalung, Yaegl and Githabul country
- Youth Art Award: $500 Open to artists from 12 to 24 years of age