EMMa hack art prize




The Emma Hack Art Prize is a $5000 acquisitive art prize with a People's Choice Prize of $2000. The competition is for all South Australian based artists from any discipline, with a yearly theme. 2018 is the fifth year of the Emma Hack Art Prize.  

The 2018 prize celebrates a range of media in contemporary art within this year’s theme of ‘CULTURE’.

Registration for Emma Hack Prize 2018 will be online from 1st October 2017 until midnight, Thursday 8th February 2018 AEST.

Categories: painting, photography, sculpture, collage, installation, handcraft, mixed medium, multimedia works. 


Please note

Entries Close Midnight, Thursday 8th February, 2018. 
Entry is via online application only.
Late applications will not be accepted. 
View the full criteria here


Important dates

Selected finalists to be notified via email on Tuesday, 13th February, 2018

Selected works to be delivered to the venue on Monday 26th February 2018 – artists are required to arrange delivery between 5-6pm.
Collection of unsold works Friday, 16th March 2018 between 5-7pm, for return to the artist.

Exhibition dates 27th February – 16th March 2018.

Announcement of Prize Major Winner and Peoples Choice Saturday 17th March 2018, at closing event – artists and friends only.

The Emma Hack Art Prize is a registered event of the Adelaide Fringe Festival, 2018


Entry is $35 (inc GST)

Entry fee includes pre selection judging, inclusion in the exhibitions if selected – administration and handling.

Entry fees are non refundable.

Entry fees to be paid by Credit Card, Paypal, or alternative as negotiated - to be outlined at registration.


View full terms & conditions

Please direct all entry enquiries or issues to enquiries@emmahackartprize.com and our team will be able to assist.


Judges to be announced 

'Every year I change my co-judges to keep the Emma Hack Art Prize results varied, interesting and fair.'





































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