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$100,000 National Art Prize Supports Contemporary Australian Artists Under 40

Entries for the 2019 Ramsay Art Prize open on 14 September inviting submissions from Australian artists under 40 working in any medium.
Finalists are selected by an international judging panel with the selected works included in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Through the generosity of the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation, the winning artist receives $100,000 and the winning work is acquired into the Gallery’s collection.
The 2019 Ramsay Art Prize finalist exhibition will include a People’s Choice Prize supported by Lipman Karas. The People’s Choice Prize is a non-acquisitive cash prize of $15,000 chosen by a public vote.
“Winning the prize really reasserted my position as an artist and it gave my practice a huge boost in confidence. All artists want their work and dedication to their craft to be acknowledged.”
– Sarah Contos, inaugural 2017 Ramsay Art Prize winner
For more information about the Ramsay Art Prize, visit