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

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating arts excellence and fifteen years of competition.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mackay’s prestigious art awards and three day exhibition, presented by Mackay Show Association. Celebrating our thirteenth 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 fifteen 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.  2021 presented as a stand-alone cultural event, with entries received from renowned and up and coming artists Australis 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 and David Fairburn.

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 2022: $11,000

Guest Judge:

Will be announced Friday 25 March 2022

Key Dates 2022:

Entries Open including Online Entries: Friday 5 August 

Entry form/fees close: Friday 25 March by 12.00 noon

Delivery of works: Friday 29 July by 10.00am to 4.00pm, Upper Level, 500 Pavilion, Mackay Showgrounds (Entrance via Milton Street)

Judging: Thursday 5 August

Presentation of Awards & Exhibition opening: Friday 6 August Commencing 6.30pm

Exhibition Opening Hours: 
Friday: 5 August 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Saturday: 6 August 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 7 August 10.00am - 4.00pm
Monday: 8 August 10.00am 3.00pm

Exhibition Close: Monday 8 August 3.00pm

Collection of Work: Tuesday 9 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 2022 entry form with labels,  available to download here on Friday 25 March

Officially announced Friday 6 August, the winner of the Woollam Art on Show Awards for 2021 is:

Mackay Artist Greg Cannon with his work entitled Driftwood Retreat

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 2021 Woollam Art on Show Awards (for Art on Show Winners 2021 and past winners click HERE)

 Winners PDF 

Sliding Screen Image credit: Jim Cullen, Photographer | www.jimcullen.com.au

Artist Images:

Clinton Barker, Smithereens.
Bernhardine Mueller, Woman with a Past.
Avril Makula, Green
Yvonne Maloney-Law, Under Capricorn - Keppel Bay