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PRIZE Categories

The GreenWay Art Prize celebrates the Inner West's environmental, creative, and community spirit,
showcasing the work of both emerging and established artists.

eco art award

An additional Award open to all Finalists / all mediums. To be considered for this Award in addition to your chosen Category tick the box on the entry form i.e. as well as your chosen category and when prompted write 2 -3 sentences as to why you meet the criteria - see 'ELIGIBLE ARTWORK : theme
$5,000 first prize / $2,500 highly commended
sponsored by Lois Harris

open art prize


Open to all artists:
$6,500 cash + two week solo show 
Highly commended : $1,000

2D & 3D artwork accepted

MUST be wall mounted, size restrictions apply excludes photography

photo prize

Adult Winner $1,000,

2nd place $500

Youth (Under 18) Winner $200
2nd place $100


Open to all artists.
(moving image of any kind, not eligible)


small sculpture prize

Open to all artists:
$2,000 cash

Free standing sculpture

Sponsored by Cooks River Alliance

senior youth art prize

Open to all secondary students

Prize pool : $500


+ Art Est vouchers
across multi
ple ages


local artist prize

Open to artists living/working
in the Inner West and
City of Canterbury-Bankstown



2D & 3D artwork accepted,
 size restrictions apply, excludes photography


A hamper of Derivan Matisse products awarded at the close of the exhibition in each of Youth and Adult categories, when all visitor votes have been counted.

primary school collaborative award

collaborative primary school award

Primary schools are invited to enter collaborative artworks in a special new category for the GreenWay Art Prize.

Prizes include Derivan Art materials and an art workshop for the winning class with a professional artist from Art Est Art School. This can either take place at your school or Art Est in Leichhardt. Plus, the teacher of the winning artwork will receive a personal gift voucher from Art Est for $250.  All entries will receive a Certificate for the class.
Entry is free. Each school can enter more than one collaborative artwork. Only one entry per class or OOSH.


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