Moreton Bay Region Art Prize

Announcing the new Moreton Bay Region Art Prize, an exciting exhibition and prize that builds on the strong foundation and legacy of the Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, to support and celebrate local artists.

Entry is free and open to local residents only. The prize pool totals $10,000 with a non-acquisitive prize of $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second place, $1,500 for third place and $500 for a People’s Choice Award.

The exhibition of finalists will be held at the new Pine Rivers Art Gallery from 27 March - 24 April 2021.

Applications are now open and close 26 February 2021.  

Read the terms and conditions(PDF, 1MB) before applying. If you have any questions, contact us at (07) 3480 6941 or

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To be eligible for the Moreton Bay Region Art Prize you must:

  • be a current resident of the Moreton Bay Regional Council local government area
  • have been a resident since before 7 December 2020
  • be over 18 years of age
  • submit only one artwork may be entered per entrant.

How to enter

All applications are made via the online form. Applications close at 11:59 PM on 26 February 2021.

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To enter you will need:

  • to read and agree to the terms and conditions(PDF, 1MB).
  • a short artist statement (max 50 words)
  • a short artwork statement (max 50 words)
  • a good quality photograph of your artwork. The judge will select the finalists from the photograph provided. Read our fact sheet(PDF, 1MB) for tips on how to take a good shot.

Key dates

Applications close: 26 February 2021 at 11:59 PM.

Finalists notified by: 12 March 2021.

Artwork delivery date: Saturday 20 March 2021 between 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Pine Rivers Art Gallery, 130 - 134 Gympie Road, Strathpine.

Official opening and announcement of winners: Friday 26 March at 6:00 PM, Pine Rivers Art Gallery.

Exhibition dates: Saturday 27 March - 24 April 2021.

Artwork collection date: Monday 26 April 2021 between 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM from Pine Rivers Art Gallery. 

Past winners

View past Moreton Bay Region Art Award winners: