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2017 City of Rockingham Art Awards

Entries are now open for the  2017 City of Rockingham Art Awards which will be held at the Gary Holland Community Centre and Rockingham Arts Centre from 6-20 May 2017.

Entry is free. Entries open on 21 November 2016. The closing date for entries is 24 February 2017.


  • $5000 Open Award (all works automatically entered)
  • $4000 Heritage Award
  • $4000 Indigenous Award
  • $2500 Emerging Award
  • $1500 Local Resident Award
  • $1500 Robert Carter Youth Award
  • $  250 People’s Choice Award

Entry Guidelines

Entries are now open for the 2017 City of Rockingham Art Awards. Artists may enter up to three works for consideration, in any medium other than photography.

Entries must not have been previously displayed or entered in any other awards, competitions or exhibitions, and must be the work of the entering artist.

Entry is free, and winners will be notified by phone or mail prior to the official announcement. The judge’s decisions are final, and no correspondence will be entered into. Any attempt to lobby judges or City of Rockingham employees, or influence decisions, may result in disqualification. Full guidelines are on the entry form.

Email entries to with the subject line “City of Rockingham Art Awards: [TITLE] by [YOUR NAME].

Post DVD Entries to:
City of Rockingham Art Awards
The Coordinator Cultural Development and the Arts
City of Rockingham
PO Box 2142
Rockingham DC 6967

Please direct any enquries to the Community Development Officer (Arts and Culture) on 9528 0333 or


'Lake Richmond', Joanne Duffy. Winner, 2015 City of Rockingham Open Award.



Worlds End I & II, Helen Coleman. Winner, Emerging Award, 2015 City of Rockingham Art Awards.

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21 November 2016 Submissions open
24 February 2017 Submissions close
27 March 2017  Notification of acceptance
2 May 2017 Installation
5 May 2017 Judging
6 May 2017    Opening night
21 May 2017  De-installation