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