Emerging Artist Award

Featuring a dynamic and diverse selection of ground-breaking new works, the Emerging Artist Award 2018 brings together the best emerging artists from across Australia for a two-week exhibition at fortyfivedownstairs.

Guest judge Julie McLaren, curator at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, will award $3000 prize money to the two submissions that best align with the award criteria.

With a growing community of fortyfivedownstairs Emerging Artist Award alumni experiencing industry success, the EAA18 is a proven catalyst for ongoing recognition and professional development and allows audiences the privilege of accessing early-career works by exciting young artists.

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