Footscray Art Prize
The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual art prize for contemporary artworks across multiple platforms and disciplines, open to local and national artists.
It was established in 2016 to coincide with the University's Centenary celebrations, in collaboration with:
The Art Prize has a $10,000 major prize, with special categories for street art, tertiary students and school children. Shortlisted artworked are display in exhibitions at Footscray Community Arts Centre and VU at MetroWest.
The development of the Prize highlights a unique community collaboration that demonstrates and celebrates creative arts in Footscray. Local businesses can participate through sponsorship of prizes and exhibitions.
Entries for the 2019 Prize open in November 2018.
For more information, visit the Footscray Art Prize webpage.