Art Awards

Calling all Broome Creatives!

Artist are invited to submit their works for the Shinju Matsuri Art Awards. The Awards are open to bona-fide Broome Residents and will be exhibited at the Broome Civic Centre from 4th – 10 September.

There is no set theme for the Art Awards, however, inspiration can be drawn from Shinju Matsuri as well as from, a celebration of the people, culture and history of Broome.

This is a community festival and art must be suitable for viewing by the general public. Works deemed to cause offence, may be subject to review by Shinju Matsuri Inc.

Winners will be announced at the Official Opening on Monday 4th September at the Broome Civic Centre and People’s Choice winner will be announced at the Festival Finale on Sunday 10th September.

The Shinju Matsuri Arts Awards gets more exciting every year with the sheer diversity and incredible talent we have up here.
The categories and prizes are as follows:

Shire of Broome Acquisitive Art Prize ($8,000) 
People’s Choice Award- Art House Vouchers


  • Paintings (Oils & Acrylics) – $1,000
  • Works on Paper – $1,000 – presented by KVA & Associates
  • Photography – $1,000
  • Aboriginal Art – $1,000 – presented by Buru Energy
  • Sculpture – $1,000
  • Textiles – $1,000
  • Teen Art Awards Prize – iPad 5th Gen 32GB wifi model presented by Leading Edge Computers

A registration fee of $35 to enter.

Entries close 18 August 2017, so get ready to show off your finest works and complete the entry form and payment details below.

We hope to see you there!

Conditions of Entry

Offline Submission

If you’d prefer to print off your application form, please print off the attached form and submit it to Chris Maher at Art House Broome by 11th August.

Entry Form

Art Awards Registration Form

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