THURSDAY 12 - SUNDAY 15 MAY 2022
Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival - Regional Arts Festivals South Australia

Enter our Art, Design and Literary Prizes

The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival holds a number of competitions, and is open to all artists, graphic designers, musicians and creative people from around Australia.

John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize 2021: $12,000

The John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize, is open to all emerging and established artists throughout Australia, and entries must be inspired by the works of this early Penola poet.

Local Art Prize 2021: $1,000

Open to all emerging and established artists who resided permanently in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Your art work must be inspired by the works of John Shaw Neilson.

Penola Coonawarra Design Prize 2021: $1,000

The chosen design will be used for all 2022 promotional material including a full colour program, posters, flyers, the website, banners and more.

Catherine Martin Literary Award

Catherine Martin was an Australian novelist and poet who published her work anonymously or under pseudonyms.