"...listen to you instincts,
believe in yourself and enjoy the process"


—  Kathryn Taunton

 Studio artist at NAS


photographic & art prizes

shoot your local

photographic prize

The inaugural Shoot Your Local Photographic Prize was open to professional and amateur photographers alike. This new photographic prize was initiated and sponsored by Hunt Hospitality, owners of several hotels in the newcastle area, in partnership with Newcastle Art Space. 

The winner Solomon Wilkes received a prize of $5000.

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newcastle club foundation

acquisitive art prize

Now in its fifth year, the Newcastle Club Foundation Art Prize offers a $10,000 acquisitive painting prize which encourages Hunter artists to create works of excellence around a theme. A $1,000 non-acquisitive prize is also awarded to the runner up.

The theme of the 2020 Prize is yet to be set.
Please check back in early 2020 for details. 


KEY DATES: To be announced


newcastle emerging

artist prize

The Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize is open to artists located within the Hunter Valley and who are in the first five years of their art practice.

We are thrilled to open entries for this year's annual Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize (NEAP), boasting over $10000 in prizes to be won. It reviews the emerging art of today over various mediums, including painting, photo-media, sculpture and drawing, with each winner of the four categories receiving $1000, 2 x People’s Choice Prizes of $500 and a $250 gift voucher, a Youth Art Prize  delegated at $500, and the overall winner will receive $5000, courtesy of our sponsors.