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Visual Arts Awards

The biennial Visual Arts Awards celebrate excellence in the Australian visual arts. The 2018 Awards will take place on Saturday 4 August at ACCA. Tickets include drinks, live performance art and a DJ Set from NO ZU (pictured). 

Nominations close 9 July. 

Adult $55 / Concession $50 

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Young Artist Award
In 2015, Melbourne Art Foundation introduced an accolade for a young artist. The Young Artist Award is bestowed on an artist under 35 and seeks to support the next generation of artistic practice with a cash prize of $5,000 supported by Artwork Transport. Past Recipient, Daniel Boyd (2015).  

Artist Award
Recognising the outstanding achievement of an Australian artist for a comprehensive body of work produced within the last 2 years. The 2018 recipient will receive a $10,000 cash prize supported by ST. ALi.

Past Recipients include Bill Henson (2015), Patricia Piccinini (2014), Fiona Hall (2011). 

I AM GEORGE Curator Award

The inaugural Curator Award celebrates the extraordinary, acknowledging a daring Australian curator who has forged their own path and made an outstanding and sustained contribution to Australian visual art. The recipient will receive a $5,000 cash prize, supported by I AM GEORGE.

Nominations close 9 July