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.


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 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, with the fee payable per entry. 

Artworks will be repackaged in their original packaging and returned as soon as possible after the exhibition closes.


Yes. If your artwork is accepted as a finalist you need to submit an Artist’s Statement of maximum 75 words.

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