Footscray Art Prize 2019 Exhibitions and Prize Announcement
A total of 202 artworks across four categories will be displayed in two exhibitions showcasing the shortlisted artworks for the 2019 Footscray Art prize.
The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual arts prize open to local and national artists across multiple disciplines.
It represents a significant overview of Australia’s contemporary art scene, contributing to Footscray’s reputation as a thriving cultural hub that supports and fosters the arts and celebrates artistic vibrancy and creativity.
Exhibition openings and prize announcement
Join us for the openings of two exhibitions showcasing the shortlisted artworks on Thursday 20 June. The winner of each category will be announced during the openings.
Tertiary Art Prize and Young Artists Prize
VU at MetroWest
5pm – 5:30pm
Footscray Art Prize and Street Art Prize
Footscray Community Arts Centre
6pm – 8pm
Both exhibitions will be on display until 20 July.
The Footscray Art Prize is proudly presented by collaborating partners Victoria University, Maribyrnong City Council, Footscray Community Arts Centre and the Rotary Club of Footscray, and is part of the Footscray University Town initiative.
5pm - 6pm, VU at MetroWest
6pm - 8pm, Footscray Community Arts Centre
20 June - 20 July
VU at MetroWest (Footscray)
138 Nicholson Street