Maari Ma Indigenous Art Awards

 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 invite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists residing in the Murdi Paaki region to submit entries for 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 in the region by Aboriginal  and Torres Strait Islander artists. The prize in non-acquisitive.

MMIAA is presented in collaboration with the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Maari Ma Aboriginal Health Corporation and West Darling Arts.

 

AWARDS

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.

 

ASSISTANCE

The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery and West Darling Arts can provide one on one support to assist you with your entry, whether through advice on materials, assistance filling in your form or advice with pricing your work.

Please contact us using the details below.

A limited number of canvases are available through West Darling Arts – Contact Cathy Farry, Executive Director of West Darling Arts or contact them on Facebook.

CONTACT

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
404 - 408 Argent Street
Ph: 08 8080 3444
Email: artgallery@brokenhill.nsw.gov.au

West Darling Arts
Ph: 0487 903 507
Ph: 08 8087 9035
Email: rado@westdarlingarts.com.au

 

Entries are now open.