Entries are now open for the Bayside Art Awards 2019!

With over $70,000 in prize money on offer, the Bayside Art Awards recognises outstanding achievements in Sculpture, Photography and Visual Arts.

​Each award is subject to its own Terms and Conditions so please read carefully before applying.

Sculptures @ Bayside 2018
Sculptures at Bayside 2019

Sculptures @ Bayside will be soon be returning to the shores of Cook Park, Kyeemagh. The temporary outdoor exhibition will showcase the area’s growing diversity and be a stimulating platform for artistic and cultural celebration to the region.

Council will invite submissions from local, national and international artists to take part in the 8th annual Sculpture Exhibition for temporary public artworks. Successful artworks will be displayed during the Bayside Arts Festival along the Cook Park, Kyeemagh Foreshore, from Saturday 6 April to Sunday 28 April 2019.

This year an acquisitive prize of up to $50,000 (GST inclusive) known as the Sculptures @ Bayside Acquisition Prize will be awarded by judges to the most outstanding eligible sculpture submitted. Artists submitting to the Sculptures @ Bayside Competition will be able to opt in to be considered for the acquisition prize however not every entry may be eligible.

Sculptures Prize Categories

Sculptures @ Bayside Acquisition Prize Up to $50,000
Sydney Airport Sculpture Award (Judge’s Choice) $6,000
Sydney Airport Highly Commended Sculpture Award $2,000
Cooks River Rescue Prize $2,000
People’s Choice Award $1,500

Sculptures Key Dates

Competition opens: 12pm, Monday 21 January 2019
Competition closes: Midnight, Sunday 17 March 2019
Artists notified: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Artist on-site meetings: Thursday 21 March to Friday 22 March 2019
Bump in: Thursday 4 April to Friday 5 April 2019
Exhibition dates: Saturday 6 April to Sunday 28 April 2019
Bump out: Sunday 28 April to Monday 29 April 2019
Winners announced: By Saturday 27 April 2019

Please download a copy of the application form and take the time to review the Terms and Conditions of this award.

Entries close Midnight, Sunday 17 March 2019.

You may submit entries via email to arts@bayside.nsw.gov.au

OR post to Arts & Culture Officer, Bayside Council, PO Box 21, Rockdale NSW 2216

How to access Cook Park, Kyeemagh Foreshore

For more information please contact Council's Arts and Culture Specialist on 0447 097 502 or email Caroline Cortes.

Some of the winners from Sculptures @ Bayside 2018

Sculptures @ Bayside Acquisition Prize 2018: The Crab by Joy Heylen

Sculptures @ Bayside Acquisition Prize 2018: The Crab by Joy Heylen

Sydney Airport Sculpture Award (Judge’s Choice) 2018: Pacifica Australis #1 - Odyssey of Life By Christopher Diaz

Sydney Airport Sculpture Award (Judge’s Choice) 2018: By Christopher Diaz

 

 

CamerART 2018

CamerART 2019

The CamerART photographic competition aims to capture original and striking moments in time about 'Living Local' which celebrates life in the City of Bayside through the eyes of the community.

Bayside is a vibrant, healthy and socially connected city of many cultures. We are looking for images that intrigue audiences, are thought provoking and stimulate reflection and interest of the lifestyles and cultures of Bayside.

You may portray any aspect of the City of Bayside, highlighting people, families and friends, brief encounters, places - architecture and heritage, landscapes, rivers and parks, progress and any interactions or integration of these elements.

CamerART Prize Categories

Open (Amateurs and Professionals)  
- First Prize
- Highly Commended 
$3,000
$1,000
Sydney Airport Aviation Award $1,500
(photo must be of Sydney Airport or a plane in flight with recognisable landscape associated with Sydney Airport e.g. over Botany Bay)
Junior Prize (up to 12 years) $500
Youth Prize (13 - 21 years) $1,000
People's Choice Award $500

CamerART Key Dates

Entries close: Midnight Sunday 31 March 2019
Finalists notified: Friday 5 April 2019
Voting for People's Choice* will open: 5pm on Friday 5 April 2019 to midnight Monday 21 April 2019
Winners announced: by Saturday 27 April 2019

*voting will be online on Council's Facebook and Instagram pages

Please download a copy of the Application Form and take the time to review the Terms and Conditions of this award and if applicable, download and use this copy of the competition Photo Release Form.

Please also have a look at this map of the Bayside Council Local Government Area if you have any doubts as to the location of your submission.

Entries close Midnight Sunday 31 March 2019. Entries are to be submitted via email to arts@bayside.nsw.gov.au

If you have any enquiries, please contact Council's Arts and Culture Specialist on 0447 097 502 or email Caroline Cortes.

Some of the winners from CamerART 2018

Open Category (Amateurs and Professionals) First Prize: The Path Not Taken by Yvonne Raulston

Open Category (Amateurs and Professionals) First Prize: The Path Not Taken by Yvonne Raulston

Open Category (Amateurs and Professionals) Highly Commended: Port Botany Terminal Operations by Mark Wong

Open Category (Amateurs and Professionals) Highly Commended: Port Botany Terminal Operations by Mark Wong

Visual Arts Prize 2018
Visual Arts Prize 2019

Bayside Council invites submissions from local artists to take part in the 3rd annual Visual Arts Prize & Exhibition.

Successful artworks will be displayed during the Bayside Arts Festival at the George Hanna Memorial Museum, 
Mascot from Saturday 6 April to Sunday 28 April 2019.

The Bayside Council Visual Arts Prize is non-acquisitive and any form of two-dimensional artwork (excluding 
photography and film) may be entered into the Award. 

Visual Arts Prize Categories

First Prize $3,000
Highly Commended $1,000
Sydney Airport Young Emerging Artist Award (13-21) $1,000
People’s Choice Award $500

Visual Arts Key Dates

Entries close: Midnight Sunday 17 March 2019
Finalists notified: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Delivery of works: Friday 29 March to Tuesday 2 April 2019
Exhibition dates: Saturday 6 April to Sunday 28 April 2019
Collection of works: From Wednesday 1 May 2019
Winners announced: By Saturday 27 April 2019

Please download a copy of the Application Form and take the time to review the Terms and Conditions of this award.

Entries close on Midnight Sunday 17 March 2019.

You may submit entries via email to arts@bayside.nsw.gov.au or post to the Arts & Culture Officer, Bayside Council, PO Box 21, Rockdale NSW 2216.

If you have any enquiries, please contact Council's Arts and Culture Specialist on 0447 097 502 or email Caroline Cortes.

Some of the winners from the Visual Arts Prize 2018

First Prize: The Support Column by Kevin McKay

First Prize: The Support Column by Kevin McKay

Sydney Airport Young Emerging Artist Award: Who I am by Jodie Ning

Sydney Airport Young Emerging Artist Award: Who I am by Jodie Ning

Need to contact us?

Call 1300 581 299 (weekdays 8:30am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm) or email council@bayside.nsw.gov.au