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Celebrate the best in Australian Painting and Drawing at the Waverley Art Prize 2024!

Waverley Council is proud to invite you at the 38th annual Waverley Art Prize to celebrate the excellence across the local arts community and greater Australian contemporary Visual Arts sector.

Join us in celebrating the Waverley Art Prize with the announcement of the $15,000 Open Prize winner and launch of the finalist exhibition in Bondi Pavilion Gallery. This year’s Judges are Julia Gutman, artist and Joan Ross, artist.

Voting for the ‘People’s Choice’ prize continues for the duration of the exhibition with the winner announced at 3:30pm on Sunday 18 August in Bondi Pavilion Gallery.

Waverley Art Prize is presented in partnership with Waverley-Woollahra Art School, the longest running artist-run initiative in Waverley.


10am – 5pm

Friday 12 & Saturday 13 July 10am – 9pm

Accessibility Info:
  • This is a ‘Hearing No Obstacle’ event.
  • This is a ‘Language No Obstacle’ event.
  • Click here for more information about accessibility at Bondi Festival.
Presented by:

The Waverley Art Prize is presented by Waverley Council in partnership with the Waverley Woollahra Art School, a much-loved Bondi institution providing quality arts education for children and adults. The Waverley Art Prize has been running since 1986 as a painting and drawing prize.

Time: Various Times

Dates: Friday 5 July - Sunday 18 August

Venue: Bondi Pavilion, Gallery

Age Recommendation: All ages

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