Art Competition


  • Paint: Oil, Watercolour and acrylic.
  • Works on Paper: Pastels, pencil and ink.
  • Mixed Media: More than one medium or material has been used
  • Photography
  • 3D: Sculpture, pottery, jewelry, felting and other art forms that are not attached to a board, canvas or paper.
  • Youth (High School): Any media of choice.
  • Youth (Primary School): Any media of choice.

Art Entry Conditions

  1. Entries close at 5pm on Friday the 19th of August.
  2. Each work must be clearly marked on the back with name of the artist, title of work, category (and selling price if applicable).
  3. Each Work must be ready for hanging using D hangers or steel wire, except Youth Primary School where paper entries are accepted.
  4. The Judge’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  5. Entries may be refused if deemed unsuitable or inappropriate.
  6. Entrants give permission for their work to be photographed for publicity.
  7. Entries must be the original and sole work of the artist and have been completed within the last 12 months.
  8. It is optional for artwork to be sold there is a 10% commission fee on all sales except Youth where no commission is charged.
  9. It is the judge’s prerogative to award a prizes.  2nd prize may only be awarded where there are 4 or more entries in one category.
  10. While all care will be taken with entries, the organisers cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage incurred before, during and after the Festival. 

Art Entries Drop Off

Artwork must be delivered to Boonah Cultural Centre 9am – 4pm on Tuesday 30st August.  Late artwork will not be accepted.  Alternative arrangements can be made before this date for special circumstances by emailing

Art Entries Collection

Artwork must be collected from the Boonah Cultural Centre 9am – 1pm on Tuesday 13 September or can be collected on the night of Saturday 10th September after the Awards Ceremony.
The Foundation has no storage facilities for uncollected works.


General Categories  1st $500, 2nd $250
Youth (High School)  1st $100, 2nd $75
Yoth Primary School  1st $60, 2nd $30
Peoples Choice  $200

 Prizes will be presented on the night of the Fashion & Festival Awards at the Cultural Centre on Saturday 10 September at 7pm.

Entry Types

Members and, Non-Members can enter any or all Categories for the appropriate entry fee.

High, School or Primary School students may use any media of choice.  These are hung in their own sections in the exhibition

School students may enter in the open sections by selecting an Entry Type of Non-Member and paying the appropriate fee.