Welcome to the Woollam Art on Show Awards Art Prize and Exhibition 2024

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating our eighteenth year of competition and over a decade of arts excellence.

Welcome to the Woollam Constructions Art on Show Awards Art Prize and Exhibition 2024

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating our eighteenth year of competition and over a decade of arts excellence.

Welcome to the Woollam Constructions Art on Show Awards Art Prize and Exhibition 2024

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating our eighteenth year of competition and over a decade of arts excellence.

Welcome to the Woollam Constructions Art on Show Awards Art Prize and Exhibition 2024

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating our eighteenth year of competition and over a decade of arts excellence.

Welcome to the Woollam Constructions Art on Show Awards Art Prize and Exhibition 2024

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating our eighteenth year of competition and over a decade of arts excellence.

About the Art on Show Awards

The Mackay Show Association is proud to introduce the Art on Show Awards, non-acquisitive art competition and exhibition. The prestigious Art on Show Awards event was established by the Mackay Show Association in 2006, and now celebrates eighteen years of competition and Arts excellence. From humble beginnings in 2006 this event has matured into one of Queensland’s prominent high profile arts events, previously held in conjunction with the annual Mackay Regional Show.  2024 now a major stand alone cultural event, with entries received from renowned and up and coming artists Australia wide.

Previously judged by: Directors from our regional gallery Artspace Mackay, and New England Regional Art Museum, curators from the Queensland Art Gallery, Art Gallery of New South Wales, acclaimed Australian artists, G.W Bot, Joe Furlonger, Ron McBurnie, Rona Green, David Fairbairn and Deanna Hitti and Dr. Anneke Silver.

The diverse  exhibition is open to the public for viewing and purchasing high quality works. An impressive showcase of our local artistic talent and interstate work during the four days of Art on Show event.

Total Prize Money 2024: $12,000

2024 Guest Judge: Susi Muddiman OAM

Director, Gallery and Visual Arts at HOTA, Home of the Arts, Gold Coast.

Key Dates 2024:

Entries Open including Online Entries: Friday 22 March 2024

Entry form/fees close (Online or hard copy): Tuesday 25 June by 12.00 noon

Delivery of works: Friday 26 July by 10.00am to 4.00pm, Upper Level, 500 Pavilion, Mackay Showgrounds (Entrance via Milton Street)

Judging: Thursday 1 August 2024

Presentation of Awards & Exhibition opening: Friday 2 August 2024 Commencing 6.30pm

2024 Ticketed event.
AOS Tickets available Online  5th July 2024 artonshow@mackayshow.com.au

Exhibition Opening Hours (Gold Coin Donation, Sat - Mon)

Friday: 2 August 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Saturday: 3 August 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 4 August 10.00am - 4.00pm
Monday: 5 August 10.00am 4.00pm

Exhibition Close: Monday 5 August 4.00pm

Collection of Work: Tuesday 6 August 9.00am - 5.00pm

All works are available for sale. Please contact Melissa Broadhurst on 0408 074 283 for all enquiries.

Entry Form:

A PDF version of the 2024 entry form and labels will be available to download HERE

 

 

Art on Show Awards 2024
Official Presentation & Exhibition Opening
Friday 2 August 2024 - Commencing 6.30pm
2024 Ticketed event.
Art on Show Tickets available online 5 July 2024
Limited tickets, book early.
Art on Show Promo 2023

Officially announced Friday 4th August 2023, the winner of the Woollam Art on Show Awards for 2023 is:

Mackay Artist Stephen Homewood his work titled                    Step into another land

Mackay Show Association and the Art on Show team would like to extend our congratulations to all winners and our thanks to all entrants in the 2023 Woollam Art on Show Awards (for Art on Show Winners 2023 and past winners click HERE)

2023 Winners PDF 

 

Sliding Screen Image credit: Jim Cullen,
Photographer | www.jimcullen.com.au
Artist Images:
Clinton Barker, Got a Hold on Me.
Pip Matthews, Mr Moon - Luna Park Melbourne I.
Pam Slattery, My Country
Jet James, Moon Whispers