Hornsby Art Prize

Still seeking inspiration for your very first artwork? Or still putting the final touches on your latest masterpiece?

In good news for local artists, the deadline for this year’s Hornsby Art Prize has been extended! We will now be accepting submissions until 7 August, 2022.

After two years of lying dormant, the Hornsby Art Prize returns with an overall prize-pool of $23,000, and celebrates original art works made in the last two years. Hornsby Shire Council also offers two awards as part of the Hornsby Art Prize, designed to celebrate, encourage and support the local visual arts community; the Hornsby Shire Emerging Artist Award and the Wallarobba Outstanding Local Artist Award. This year’s categories include:

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Print-making
  • Digital Art-Stills
  • 3D works

You can find out more about the prizes, read our FAQs and enter your artworks at:


Hornsby Art Prize