This prestigious and exclusive competition consists of three prize categories:

  1. $15,000 acquisitive prize presented by the Trawalla Foundation,
  2. $3,000 Bell Bay Aluminium People’s Choice award,
  3. $1,500 Zonta Emerging artist prize.

The prize is judged by a panel comprised of recognised arts industry professionals. The prize is open to Tasmanian artists identifying as women. Entries are accepted across all mediums and open to artists of all career stages. The prize encourages artists of Aboriginal and Torres Strait island heritage to enter.

The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania seeks to inspire through:

  • Identifying, promoting, encouraging and celebrating exceptional local and emerging Tasmanian women artists,
  • Exhibiting high quality and emerging art to the Tasmanian public,
  • Increasing awareness of culture, Visual Arts and gender issues within Tasmania,
  • Developing an extensive network of support for women’s art in Tasmania through partnerships and sponsors,
  • Promoting artistic education and facilitation with schools and young people.

How to enter

Please review the Terms and Conditions before applying. There is an entry fee of $30 that will need to be paid before submitting your entry.

To enter, you will need:

  1. One page Artist CV
  2. Quality photograph of your work, 300 Dpi minimum
  3. Dimensions and weight of your work
  4. Artist Statement, up to 150 words
  5. Artist Bio, up to 150 words