MAMA Art Prize 2016

The MAMA Art Prize is a biennial acquisitive award for emerging artists from the Albury Wodonga and wider Murray region. It is dedicated to innovation and excellence across contemporary, traditional and new media genres.

Shortlisted works will be on display in the MAMA Art Prize Exhibition. The winning works will be acquired for the MAMA Collection. 


The inaugural MAMA Art Prize is valued at over $15,000, shared between four awards: 

  1. MAMA Art Prize Acquisitive Award ($3,000 cash plus $7,000 catalogue and exhibition value)
  2. Susan Moorhead Memorial Acquisition Award ($2,000 cash)
  3. Jennifer Bowskill Acquisition Award for Photography ($1,500 cash)
  4. MAMA Indigenous Acquisition Award ($1,500 cash)

The prize reflects MAMA's commitment to increasing opportunities for our region's talented emerging artists to shine and to making their work more accessible to wider audiences.

Key Dates
Friday 27 May - Applications close at 4.00pm
Week of 13 June - Applications assessed by judging panel
Week of 20 June - Applicants notified of judging panel outcome