Maari Ma Indigenous Art Awards

Maari Ma Indigenous Art Awards - $10,000 in prizes to celebrate 10 years

 

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 Far West region of NSW (Broken Hill City Council, Central Darling Shire Council, Wentworth  Shire Council and the Unincorporated Area) to submit entries for the 2020 Maari Ma Indigenous Art Awards. This year is the 10th  Anniversary of the Indigenous prize with an increased prize pool of $10,000 thanks to Maari Ma.

The aim of the prize is to provide an opportunity to showcase and celebrate art works and creativity in the Far West 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 - $5000
2nd Prize - $2000

Emerging Artist Award - $1000

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

 

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
256 Argent Street
Ph: 08 8087 9035
Email: rado@westdarlingarts.com.au

 

Entry forms available from:

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

West Darling Arts

 

Entry can also be made online below.