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WELCOME TO THE PADDINGTON ART PRIZE 2024

$30,000 National Acquisitive Prize, now in its 21st year for a painting inspired by the Australian Landscape.  
Principally Sponsored by Chris Antico, Founded and Co-Sponsored by
Marlene Antico OAM.

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Goompi Ugerabah Mugeedah (Body Paint)

2023 Paddington Art Prize Winner.

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A digital exhibition of 6 artists selected from unrepresented finalists of the most recent Paddington Art Prize - Exhibition of National Finalists. Curated by Paddington Art Prize Founder, Marlene Antico.

AUGUST 1 - AUGUST 31

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Paddington Art Prize

Additional 2024 Non-Acquisitive Awards* listed below: 

Honorable Mention Award

A $3000 award sponsored by Paddington Art Prize Founder Marlene Antico OAM.

Highly 
Commended Award

A $1000 award sponsored by Artist/Curator Julia Martin

Cooee Art 
Leven Gallery Award

A 2025 solo exhibition at Cooee Art Leven gallery for two artists from the list of finalists with different, yet complimentary approaches to landscape painting, from Director Mirri Leven. The artists will also receive $2,500 each toward the creation of the exhibition.

Anthea Polson Gallery Award

A 2025/2026 solo exhibition at Anthea Polson Gallery, Gold Coast, Queensland for two unrepresented artists who are selected as finalists, from director Anthea Polson.

James Makin Gallery Award

A 2025/2026 solo exhibition at the James Makin Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria for an artist that is not represented in the state of Victoria and contractually able to exhibit outside their represented galleries (should they have one), selected from the finalists, from director James Makin.

Becker Minty Gallery Award

A 2025 solo exhibition at Becker Minty Hobart, Tasmania  for an artist that is not represented in the state of Tasmania and contractually able to exhibit outside their represented galleries (should they have one), selected from the finalists, by director Jason Minty.

AL Stretchers Award

$2000 Worth of Aluminium Stretchers sponsored by Alesandro Ljubicic.

Eramboo Residency Gallery Award

A 2025 two week live-in residency at Eramboo Artist Environment, North Sydney for a selected Finalist, followed by the opportunity to hold a ten day self-managed 2025/2026 exhibition of their residency art works at Eramboo Gallery. Additionally,  $500 cash will be given towards exhibition expenses; sponsored by Chris Antico.

Rathenart
Printing Award

A $1000 Rathenart Printing/Scanning Voucher for 2024 finalist sponsored by Rebecca Anne Brady.

People's 
Choice Award

A $1000 gift certificate from Theresa Sarjeant of Fine Art Imaging for the Finalist with the most votes from visitors to the Exhibition of National Finalists at Cooee Art Leven Gallery.

2023 Non-acquisitive Awards Winners:

KEY DATES

25

MARCH

ENTRIES OPEN

SEPTEMBER

6

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

AUGUST

18

ENTRIES CLOSE

OCTOBER

10

OPENING NIGHT

EXHIBITION OF
NATIONAL FINALISTS 2024

OCT 10 - OCT 20

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2024 JUDGES

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Jackie Dunn

Senior Curator of Exhibitions, AGNSW

*photo credit: Anna Kucera

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Ian Grant

Artist

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Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA

Emeritus Professor, ANU

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