Pro Hart Outback Art Prize

The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize is an annual acquisitive competition. The prize showcases work in any media which reflects the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback.

The prize consists of an Acquisitive First Prize, a Non-Acquisitive Second Prize and a People’s Choice Award with a total prize pool of $23,000.

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Key Dates 2019:

  • Entries Open: Monday, 25th March
  • Entries Close: Friday, 31st May
  • Finalist Notification:  Friday, 14th June
  • Artworks Delivered: Monday, 17th June - Friday, 5th July
  • Exhibition Opening: Friday, 19th July

 Entries have now closed. 

2019 Awards:

Acquisitive First prize - $20,000 (The winning work will be added to the nationally recognised collection of the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery.)

Winner : Patrick Mung Mung | BOORNOOLOOLOO (Purnululu) ; Ochre and Natural pigments on linen, 2019 

Second Prize - $2,000

Winner : Rachaeldaisy Dodd | I Love A Sunburnt Country ; Textile, 2018


Peoples Choice Award - $1,000

Will be announced at the end of the exhibition. Votes can be placed in person at the Gallery.

The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize was renamed in acknowledgement of his and his family’s contribution to the arts and support of Broken Hill. The prize is generously supported by Mrs Raylee J Hart and Broken Hill City Council.

2019 Finalists:

  • Dave Doyle
  • Howard Steer
  • Lee Harrop
  • Deborah Williams
  • Belinda Eckermann
  • Jane Skeer
  • Matthew Clarke
  • Jackie Masters
  • Pamela Honeyfield
  • Karen Stephens
  • Lyn Laver-Ahmat
  • Ingrid Bowen
  • Clark Barrett
  • Amala Groom
  • Honey Long
  • Prue Stent
  • Lynette Sumner
  • Ann Evers
  • Rose Jiiwu Lee
  • Colleen Southwell
  • Cindy Watkins
  • James Tylor
  • Rachaeldaisy Dodd
  • Nadine Keegan
  • Laura Patterson
  • Ceardai Demelza
  • Linda Joyce
  • Jessica Leonard
  • Jan Martin
  • Steve Lopes
  • Albert Woodroffe
  • Deb Johansen
  • Mark Nodea
  • Patrick Mung Mung
  • Jessica Murtagh
  • Asma Mather
  • Gritta Walker
  • Miranda Russell
  • Michael Pitts
  • Liam Garstang
  • Holly Grace
  • Paula Mahoney