The winner of the Blacktown City Art Prize will receive $15,000. This year, the winners of the Local Artist Prize and Aboriginal Artist Prize will also have the opportunity to undertake a 3-month residency in our Main St studios.
Entries for the Blacktown City Art Prize will open on Tuesday 10 July 2018. Here are a few common questions and answers to consider when selecting artworks for the prize, including what kind of works you can enter.
Blacktown Arts will showcase the rich body of work by artists Latai Taumoepeau and Angela Tiatia. Our communities will gather and experience how artists make works that address global warming.
Blacktown Arts presents the Australian premiere of Sitaraha, a moving one woman play about 3 generations of women living in Afghanistan who use song, dance and storytelling to keep their stories alive.
Did you know Blacktown City Council collects art? Watch this fun video and make your own art at home inspired by Blacktown’s own collection of artworks!
‘Star Seed’ is a new work created by Nazanin Marashian with Afghan Women on the Move. This delicate artwork was installed over 2 days and is made of turmeric, paprika, cardamom, cinnamon, herbs and poppy seeds.