2021 MMIAA

 Image of 2020 Maari Ma Indigenous Art Awards Carpark Event, Photograph by Mackenna Ridley


Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Health Corporation and West Darling Arts are proud to support the 2021 Maari Ma Indigenous Art Awards. The aim of the prize is to provide an opportunity to showcase and celebrate art works and creativity by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists residing in the Murdi Paaki region.

The prize in non-acquisitive.


Open Art Prize
Artwork in any medium on any theme (Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, film, installation etc.).
1st Prize - $2000
2nd Prize - $1000

Emerging Artist Award - $1000

Nhuungku Prize for Excellence - $1000
BHRAG and WDA Young Artist Prize* - Art pack to the value of $800
*Artists under the age of 18 will automatically be eligible for the Young Artist Prize

*All female artists will automatically be eligible for the Nhuungku Prize for Excellence.