Registration for PL Art Prize

Registration for Port Lincoln Art Prize

PL Art Prize 2022


    Opening & Awards Night & Exhibition

    The entries will be exhibited from 14th January to Saturday 27th February 2022

    Winners will be announced at a reception on Thursday 14th January 2022 from 7.00pm.
    All artists who enter work are invited to attend.

    How to Enter

    The Artwork must include:

    • The Artists name
    • Title of artwork
    • Medium Used
    • Dimensions: Size in (CM)
    • Weight of Artwork in (kg)

    The above information should be under the artwork displayed on the electronic media or email so that the curator can see the details when the image or email is opened.


    • Entry form, with non-refundable entry fee of $40 or $22 for Youth Award (incl. GST) for each entry.
    • Artist may submit a number of images on the same electronic media, but an entry form and entry fee for each work submitted must be supplied.


    Via email: (preferred)
    or hard copy to be sent to PO Box 1787 Port Lincoln SA 5606
    Or delivered to the Nautilus Arts Centre Gallery Shop, 66 Tasman Tce Port Lincoln SA 5606
    Phone 08 8621 2352


    All prizes are non-acquisitive
    • Bendigo Community Bank Cash Prize $8,500All open entries will be eligible for this prize
    • Highly Commended AwardPicture Perfect Framing & Art supplies Port Lincoln
    • Local Artist AwardEyre Peninsula residents entries eligible for this prize
    • Port Lincoln Rotary Club Youth Award
    • Port Lincoln Arts Council Youth Highly Commended Award$200 Cash Prize
    • Port Lincoln Art Group People's choice Award$500 Cash Prize
    • Sculpture Award$300 Voucher Prize Package

    Art Prize Judging

    Works selected for the Port Lincoln Art Prize judging and exhibition, will be chosen by the Nautilus Arts Centre Art Prize Committee (NACAPC). All artists will be advised if their entry has or has not been selected for judging and exhibition.
    The final judging with be carried out by an independent art critic. The judges decision  will be final and no explanation will be entered into. The announcement of the prize winners will be made at the official Opening Night.
    Date of delivery to the Nautilus Arts Centre will be between 10am – 3pm Monday the 6th to Friday to 17th of December 2021.
    • All works must be offered for sale. A 25% commission will be retained on sales.
    • Entries are limited to (2) per artist and each work must be accompanied by a fee of $40 Open / $22 Youth
    • All 2D works should be ready for hanging with flat D rings and suitable hanging wire on the back of the work. 3D work should be able to be moved easily and be well supported to stand alone.
    • Wall based work to be no longer than 2 square metres in area excluding frame and 3D works no larger than 1m wide, 1 m, 2m high and 100kg. These works must fit through a doorway of 1.5m wide by 2m high.
    • A clear and detailed label to be firmly affixed to back of artwork consisting of your name and contact details
    • If selected, artist agrees not to withdraw exhibited work before the close date of the exhibition
    • The NACAPC reserves the right to reject wet, dangerous or fragile works that cannot be safely exhibited.

    Delivery & return of work

    Entrants are wholly responsible for the delivery and the collection of artworks to and from the Nautilus Arts Centre. Works to be delivered / collected by the artist at his/her own expense.
    Entries are to be collected within 7 days of the conclusion of the exhibition. Entries not claimed shall become the property of the Nautilus Arts Centre.