$20,000 Art Prize

The 10th Annual $20,000 Bay of Fires Art Prize Exhibition will be held at:

Panorama Hotel: 1 Quail Street, St Helens

“After the fires” Ben Richardson 2021 winner

This year’s theme is larrertenner and wurrawina  –  Light and Shadow

Tickets to the Gala exhibition opening and winners announcement can be purchased here 

Art work used on this webpage by Bryon Beggs

2022 Finalists

#132 Late Afternoon Light, Christine Fenech

#122 Gorge At Night, Chee Yong

#169 Holdfast – (Weathering Series), Troy Ruffels

#94 Nocturnal 11, Richard Jupe

#121 Fading Light, Paul Becker

#160 Ghost Garden, Valerie Sparks

#59 Winter Trees, Minna Graham

#84 A Moment Pulled from Context, Judith Griffits

#53 Australian Dys-Tortion, Naida Ginnane

#37 In the shadow of the hills, Dave Carswell

#156 Towards the Light, Simon Harris

#75 Gloaming, Penelope Duke

#39 we who sit but cannot sit still (waverley III), Noah Spivak

#81 The Beauty of Nature, Jane Seychell

#19 Keeper of Light, Kelly Marie Slater

#22 A veil of sanity, Sidney Herbst

#10 Encounter, Cleo Wilkinson

#63 Songs of Disappearance – Opus 5, Pamela Pauline

#155 As It Burned, Ben Miller

#43 Isolation, Helen Edwards

#90 What was done in the dark has been brought to the light, Lee Harrop

#52 Tower of Light, Keith Lane

#134 In The Shadows, Steve Woodbury

#76 Drying off at Honeymoon Point Bay, Fiona Perrin

#70 Illumination, Gabrielle Courtenay

#123 Secret Prawn Link, Josef Bound

#177 Subdued, Rachel Howell

#69 Alida – takayna/Tarkine, Karen Berechree (nee Williams)

#162 Fractured Dreams, Mabel Bradley

#126 After the fire, Anna Brooks

#133 View The Black Screen, Geoffrey Marshall

#35 Paradise Lost, Katy Woodroffe

#98 clouds, Jane Price

#170 Kinship Tree (Black Peppermint), Jill Crawford

#171 Leptospermum Habitat, Kylie Elkington


2022 Key Dates

Monday 18th April 2022

Entries closed at 5:00pm (AEST)

Monday 9th May 2022

Finalists announced online

Monday 6th June 2022

Delivery of finalists art works to be received at Panorama Hotel 1 Quail Street, St Helens by 5:00pm (AEST)

Friday 10th June 2022

Winner of art prize announced at festival opening

2019 WINNER: Robert Ryan ′Festival′

For enquiries please contact

John Avery
0437 069 603

2022 Judges

Dr. Malcom Bywaters

Joanna Gair

Ashley Bird