2022 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize

The 2022 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize is a signature event that assists with the development of the Gallery's collection while fostering Australian artists and contemporary painting practice in general.

Important dates

Entries open
Monday 6 December 2021 (10.00am)

Entries close 
Friday 25 March 2022 (5.00pm)

Shortlisting 
25 March—8 May 2022 

Notification of selection
Monday 9 May 2022

Selected entries to be delivered to the Gallery
Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 June 2022

Official opening
Friday 15 July 2022, 6.00pm (invitation only)

Exhibition dates
25 June—11 September 2022

Collection of non-acquired works
Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 September 2022 between 10.00am and 4.00pm

2022 judges

Lisa Sullivan

Senior Curator
Geelong Gallery

Kyla McFarlane

Senior Academic Programs Curator, Museums & Collections,
The University of Melbourne

Lisa Byrne

Director
McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery

Previous winners

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2021
Geelong contemporary art prize
Diena Georgetti
AMPERSAND

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2018
Geelong contemporary art prize
Andrew Browne
The awakening

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2016
Geelong contemporary art prize
Kate Beynon
Graveyard scene/the beauty and sadness of bones

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2014
Geelong contemporary art prize
Rob McHaffie
Preserve this fruit

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2012
Geelong contemporary art prize
Paul Ryan
Wild Colonial boys

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2004
Fletcher Jones art prize
Juan Ford
Painting, phrenology (Abstraction)

View in Collection
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2006
Fletcher Jones art prize
Sam Leach
Peacock going up

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2010
Fletcher Jones art prize
Tim McMonagle
The happy song

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