About the award
The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania is the state’s only female art competition. Re-launched in 2018, the prize aims to inspire, facilitate and celebrate the development of professional and emerging women artists in Tasmania.
This prestigious and exclusive competition consists of three prize categories: a $15,000 acquisitive prize presented by the Trawalla Foundation, the $3,000 Bell Bay Aluminium People's Choice award and the $1,500 Zonta Emerging artist prize. The prize is judged by a panel comprised of recognised arts industry professionals.
art in Tasmania.
Originally established in 2002 as Material Girl, The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania promotes awareness of culture, visual arts, women and gender issues across Tasmania. The prize has a long and rich history and has evolved over time to suit the needs of the arts community.
Key Dates 2018/19
16 October 2018
14 December 2018 @ Midnight AEST
1 February 2019
Exhibition opening and Winners Announced:
15 March 2019
2019 Launceston Opening and Exhibition:
12 March - 5 April 2019
People’s Choice Winner Announced:
29 March 2019
2019 Burnie Opening and Exhibition:
18 April - 2 June 2019
2019 Hobart Opening and Exhibition:
18 July - 4 August 2019