A Project of APPA: The Adelaide Park Lands Preservation Association Inc.

Welcome to the 2020 Biennial

Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize


2020 Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize is now open to accept entries – Closing on 31 January 2020

Entry forms available here 

Artists of all ages and from anywhere are eligible to enter. Media is only limited by Conditions of Entry.

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Watch this video to quickly learn more about the Art Prize (2:32 min) 

Winners share $38,500 Prize Money

$20,000 First Prize

$2,000 APPA Young Artist’s Prize

10 x $1,500 Prizes

$1,500 People’s Choice Prize

Read More About the Prizes

The Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize is a non-acquisitive art prize open to all artists of any age, working in any media or style – with the aim of making a statement or capturing the essence of the Park Lands.

Entries for the 2020 prize will open on 12 August 2019. Entry fee is $AUD50 per artwork entered.

Please subscribe to our mailing list to be notified about the 2020 Art Prize updates, calling for entries and information about the exhibition of finalists. Details are subject to change so register now.

Banner Images Above – Credits

From left to right:

Joe Helmore Nantu Wama Park Six (detail) 111 x 152 cm, Oil and aerosol spray on canvas
Christine McCarthy Saturday in the Park II (detail) 71 x 89 cm, Hand coloured lino print
Leah Jeffries Botanic Park Pines (detail) 107 x 176 cm, Mixed media on paper
Andrew Stattmann Reflections on Riding the Linear Park, 98 x 69 cm, Ink, gesso and acrylic paint
Susan Bruce Textures of the Park (detail) 50 x 60 x 9 cm, Paper (books, newspapers and magazines), PVA, ink and watercolour

All images were cropped, reduced and respectfully adjusted for display on this website.


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