Here is a list of some art awards that are coming, maybe you could enter?
Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing 2019 Entries close Monday June 10 All artists living and working in Australia are invited to submit entries for the 2019 prize. Acquisitive major prize $4,000. Finalists exhibition opens Aug 2. Visit website for terms and conditions, applications and submission.
Olive Cotton Award Entries close midnight, 3 May 2019 Entries are open for the 2019 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture. This is a $20,000 biennial national prize for excellence in photographic portraiture dedicated to the memory of photographer Olive Cotton. The winning work will be acquired for Tweed Regional Gallery’s Collection. Selected entrants from across Australia will be in show from 12 July to 22 September. Entries accepted online.
Pro Hart Outback Art Prize 2019 Entries close Friday 31 May Entries are open for the annual Pro Hart Outback Art Prize acquisitive competition for works in any media, which reflect the spirit and diversity of the Australian Outback. Exhibition July 19 to Sept 22 at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Visit website for details and entry form.
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Entries close Friday July 5. This $24,000 acquisitive award is open to Australian and international artists for an original, free-standing sculpture of up to 80cm, in any dimension. Exhibition Oct 11 to Nov 3. Visit website for entry form and details.