Entries open 2 September 2019
Entries close 31 October 2019


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.

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Inspiring women’s
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.

MAIRI WARD, Nighlights -  2018.

MAIRI WARD, Nighlights - 2018.


Key Dates 2019/20

Entries open:
2 September 2019

Entries close:
31 October 2019 @ Midnight AEST

Finalists Announced:
15 January 2020

Exhibition opening and Winners Announced:
3 April 2020

2020 Launceston Opening and Exhibition:
3 April - 1 May 2020

People’s Choice Winner Announced:  
17 July 2020

2020 Burnie Opening and Exhibition:
1 October - 1 November 2020

2019 Hobart Opening and Exhibition:
4 December 2020 - 24 January 2021