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The Border Art Prize 2018 - Now Open for Entries

Enter online at Download the full Conditions of Entry HERE (466kB PDF)

2016 Winner Robyn Sweaney
Winner 2016 Border Art Prize: Robyn Sweaney Oasis acrylic on linen 2015
The Border Art Prize is held at Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre every second year and will be featured again from 25 May to 15 July 2018. This year we are excited to be showing the exhibition across two venues: Tweed Regional Gallery and MArts Precinct, 1 Brisbane Stree, Murwillumbah.

The Border Art Prize supports the endeavours of artists living and working in the the Tweed and surrounding shires. Open to all media and subject matter, the Prize attracts a wide variety of styles from both well-known and emerging artists, reflecting the region's lively artistic community. Artworks may be in any media, genre and style, as long as they satisfy size, weight and display restrictions.

From 2000-2016 the Border Art Prize was run as a joint initiative with Gold Coast City Gallery and welcomed entries from artists from the Tweed Shire, Gold Coast City and surrounding shires. In 2017 Gold Coast City Gallery withdrew from the Prize to concentrate on building their new cultural precinct. The Prize continues to be held at Tweed Regional Gallery every second year and invites entries from artists living within the Tweed Shire, Gold Coast City, Ballina, Byron and Kyogle Shires and Lismore City Council areas.

To join our email list please register your details on the Gallery's Artist Database by downloading and returning the Artists Database Form (283kB PDF). Tick the Border Art Prize box to indicate your interest in the Border Art Prize. OR email or ring 02 6670 2790 with your request.

The Border Art Prize 2016

The Border Art Prize was last shown from Friday 6 May to Sunday 10 July 2016 at Tweed Regional Gallery. View the full List of Works including the Winners and Awards (195kB PDF).
View images of the 2016 BAP Winners and Awards (740kB PDF)
View the 2016 Entry Form 2018 BAP Information and Conditions of Entry (466kB PDF).

Border Art 2014 Installation and entry views

Last Updated: 26 February 2018