WELCOME TO THE PADDINGTON ART PRIZE 2018

A $30,000 National acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape, now in it’s 15th year. In addition, UNSW Art & Design will offer a selected artist the opportunity to create a limited edition print and a $3,000 prize will be presented to the Honourable Mention recipient. A $1,000 gift certificate from the Sydney Art Store will be presented to the Highly Commended recipient. We are continuing the People’s Choice Award with a $1,000 gift certificate sponsored by Charvin Oils.

DEFIANCE GALLERY PRIZE 2018

 We are excited to announce an inaugural prize from DEFIANCE GALLERY who will offer 2 artists, the opportunity to have an exhibition with Defiance Gallery at Mary Place Gallery in Sydney. Defiance Gallery Directors, Campbell Robertson-Swann and Lauren Harvey will select two artists from the 2018 Paddington Art Prize entries.

Winners of the Defiance Gallery Prize will also receive an invitation to the NOCK ART FOUNDATION Residency, Queenstown, New Zealand during 2019. The artists will be given an opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture and landscape of the rugged and beautiful south island of N.Z. Three weeks accommodation at ‘Giverny’ is provided with studio facilities and access to a vehicle during your stay. Flights are included. The recipients will receive studio visits by the gallery directors and mentorship will be available from Defiance Gallery Artists and previous Paddington Art Prize winners and finalists including Tim Allen, Ann Thomson, Charmaine Pike and Dan Kyle. 

ONLINE ENTRIES ARE NOW AVAILABLE here

2018 ENTRY FORM
2018 ENTRY FORM
Important Dates for 2018
Important Dates for 2018
Entry 
 Terms & Conditions
Entry Terms & Conditions
Tim Allen - Fissure Gardens of Stone

Fissure (Gardens of Stone)

Tim Allen – Winner, Paddington Art Prize 2017

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Tim Allen and Edmund Capon AM OBE with Tim’s winning entry this year, “Fissure (Gardens of Stone)”.

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“Ngudjung Yugarang”- Mother’s Heartbeat

Niah Juella Mcleod – Winner, Young Artist Award 2017.

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Coastal

Peter Stevens – Honourable Mention Prize 2017.

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Opening Night and Exhibition of National Finalists 2017

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Marlene Antico OAM with artist, Ann Thomson

Opening Night, Exhibition of National Finalists 2017

PADDINGTON ART PRIZE WINNER 2017

TIM ALLEN

Fissure (Gardens of Stone)

YOUNG ARTIST PRIZE 2017

NIAH JUELLA MCLOED

“Ngudjung Yugarang”- Mother’s Heartbeat

 

HONOURABLE MENTION PRIZE
Coastal by Peter Stevens

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED PRIZE
Reef Fishing by Helen McCarthy Tyalmuty

 

UNSW PRINT PRIZE
Painting 160 (Dunningham Reserve) by Alan Jones

 

SOFALA COTTAGE PRIZE
Night Turpentine Road by Catherine Cassidy

To view the Exhibition of National Finalists for 2017 please click HERE.

For further enquiries please contact Marlene Antico 0418 167 135 or Chris Antico 0418 618 915. 

Congratulations to the artists for being selected by the Judges for the Exhibition of National Finalists. We thank the judges, Edmund Capon AM OBE, Ann Thomson and Nick Vickers for giving their time and considerable expertise in judging the prize this year. The Paddington Art Prize would like to thank all the artists who participated in the prize this year.