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1 May 2023

Compete BAA 9th Edition

Boynes Emerging Artist Award Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Boynes Artist Award

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: July 30, 2023 – Attention artists! The Boynes Artist Award 9th Edition is now accepting submissions! This is your chance to showcase your artwork to the world and compete for cash prizes, art supplies, and more. The theme is open.

The Boynes Artist Award is an international art competition that celebrates and supports artists of all levels and backgrounds. With categories for Emerging, Young, and Professional Artists, we welcome submissions from anyone who has a passion for creating art.

All artwork must be original work of the submitting artist, was created in the last five (5) years, and is either painting, drawing, photography, mixed media or sculpture. Artist qualifying categories include:

  • Young Artist: Be between 18-25 years old at the time of submitting their application. Can demonstrate a consistent practice through portfolio or group/solo exhibitions, etc.
  • Emerging Artist: Be over 18 years old. Be in the early stages of their career, with limited recognition or success in the arts.
  • Professional Artist: Be over 18 years old. Have been actively engaged in the art industry for at least three years, and can demonstrate a consistent practice through portfolio, group/solo exhibitions, etc.


  • If you are a Young Artist between 18 – 25 years old, you can win $500 cash prize, $250 in art supplies and a published interview.
  • If you are an Emerging Artist, in the early stages of your career, you can win $750 cash prize, creation of a professional artist website and a published interview.
  • And if you are a Professional Artist, who has been practicing art for at least three years, you can win $2000 cash prize, a published interview and much more!

$25-$35 USD for 3 works / $7 USD for each additional work.

Visit us online for complete details.

Also see our separate Monthly Art Awards: Every month we will choose 3 artists to win $100 cash, a published interview with our Art Director & Founder Chantal Boynes, a winner’s certificate and a feature in our Newsletter going out to almost 40,000 artists, gallerists and art lovers. Each month artists will submit to a theme with all artists practicing 2D & 3D mediums welcome to apply.

The Boynes Emerging Artist Award is a dedication to emerging artists all over the world. Our goal is to grow our community and in turn support and opportunity for talented emerging artists, from your fellow artists. This award was created to support, promote, connect and most of all give opportunities to emerging artists all around the world, enhancing the profile of young and/or undiscovered talent.

Level 8 805/220 Collins Street
Australia, 3000

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Online, In-Kind Benefit, and Publication.

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