No. Only the finalists need send their artwork. Finalists will be notified as soon as initial judging is completed.

Watercolour, acrylic and oils are all acceptable. Works on paper must be professionally mounted and framed behind glass.

Seascapes will not be accepted.

Yes, but please include or arrange the return postage with your artwork and remember to insure your work.

Yes, please make sure your packaging is suitable to transport your artwork back to you, too, as it will be returned in the same packaging.

The $40 entry fee must be paid online at time of entry.

Yes, 150cm x 150cm is the limit.

Under our rules, digital prints are not acceptable.

Yes, we welcome entries from anywhere in Australia.

Yes, you may. Each work should be entered separately, and the fee is $40 per entry. 

Artworks will be repackaged in their original packaging and returned as soon as possible after the exhibition closes on 7th May 2023.


Yes. If your artwork is accepted as a finalist we would like you to submit an Artist’s Statement of around 50 to 100 words in length.

Yes. You may message Harden Art Prize to authorise us to provide prospective buyers with your email or phone details. Negotiations will be entirely between artist and buyer. we do not take a commission.