Midsumma Art Prize

[Image: Lesley Turnbull, Untitled from Skins 2018 series, 2018 finalist and award recipient]

[Image: Lesley Turnbull, Untitled from Skins 2018 series, 2018 finalist and award recipient]

 
 

Midsumma and Australia Post Art Prize

22 January - 3 February 2019 


In its fourth year, the Midsumma and Australia Post Art Prize is a reputable annual and widely recognised award for the arts. The selection of queer artists from across the country showcase their potent personal and political perspectives of the world.

With a prize pool valued over $10,000, the art prize is open to early-career and established artists working in any medium from across the country. The Finalists' artworks will be made available to the public for viewing and voting during Midsumma Festival for The People's Choice award.

2019 Prize Winners:
★ Major Award Winner ($5000): Dexter Rosengrave
★ Star Observer Award ($1000): Kate Just
★ People's Choice Award ($1000): Paul Yore
★ Bundoora Homestead Art Award (includes an artist fee, residency opportunity and public outcome): Sean Miles (Ngati Raukawa)

2019 Finalists:
Alisha Abate | Alun Rhys Jones | Danielle Reynolds | Dexter Rosengrave | Ella Sowinska | Georgia Robenstone | Kate Just | Kate Power | Nicholas Smith | Olivia Koh | Paul Yore | Rosie Isaac | Sean Miles