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

Welcome to the 2018 Biennial

Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize

Winners will share in $33,000 Prize Money

$20,000 First Prize

$2,000 APPA Young Artist Prize

10 x $1,000 Highly Commended Prizes

$1,000 Royal Adelaide Show People’s Choice Prize

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 in the artist’s chosen medium.

Entries will open in November 2017. Entry fee is $AUD50 per artwork entered.

Details about the 2018 Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize coming soon.

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A Non-Acquisitive Prize – All Artworks are for Sale

Adelaide Festival Centre Foyer Gallery

All finalists will be shown and winners announced in July 2018 at the Adelaide Festival Centre followed by six weeks of excellent public exposure in this major city venue.


From left to right:

Nick Mount ‘Wakefield and East. A Still Life’  2016 (2016 WINNER)
Helen Sherriff ‘Regeneration’  2016 (2016 WINNER PEOPLES’ CHOICE)
Clancy Warner ‘Magpie and Eggs’  2016
Cathy Beckwith ‘I Don’t Want to be the Right Way Round’ 2016
Sum Chow ‘Seeds, Botanical Musing’  2016

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Theo Maras
Stephen & Vicki Mavrakis
Lyn Pederson
John Philips
Hamish Ramsay
Katrina Ramsay

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