After successful events in 2014, 2016, and 2018, entries are now being accepted for the fourth biennial Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize, to be held early in 2020.
The 2020 Art Prize will be held earlier in the year than it was in 2018. Entries are now open, and will close on 31 January 2020. The exhibition of finalists at the Festival Centre will run throughout April and May 2020. Prize money has been boosted to $38,500 in total.
We are able to accept tax deductible donations to support the 2020 Adelaide Parklands Art Prize through The Australian Cultural Fund. If you would like to support the 2020 Prize follow this link. https://australianculturalfund.org.au/projects/adelaide-park-lands-art-prize-2020/
2018 Art Prize recap
In 2018, the winner of the $2,000 youth artist category was 19-year-old Darcy Lewis for "A Rise in Adelaide’s Eastern Suburbs"
The ten highly commended prizewinners ($1,000 each) were:
Madeline Prowd - "Eucalytpus Trio"
Peter Walker - "Twigonometry"
Roger Buddle - "Winter Fungi"
Graham Davis -"Adam Encounters The Fingers of Light"
Laura Wills - "Liquid Gold Harvest"
Sally Parnis - "Summer Solstice 2017: Drawing the Adelaide Parklands"
Daryl Austin - "Pakapakanthi / Victoria Park (Between a Dog and a Wolf)"
Taya Stocks - "Purple Swamphen, Parkland’s Royalty"
Jan Cleveringa - "The Meeting Point"
Ellen Trevorrow, Bruce Trevorrow & Jelina Haines "Ngori (Pelican)"
You can browse all 74 finalists here: https://www.parklandsart.com/category/finalists-artworks/