Entries are now open and will close 5pm 30 September 2019.
To be eligible for the John Fries Award you must be:
- an early career visual artist (all ages and mediums welcome)
- a permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Key Dates for 2020 John Fries Award
|26 August 2019||Entries open at 3pm AEST|
|30 September 2019||Entries must reach Copyright Agency by 5pm AEST|
|5 December 2019||Finalists will be notified|
|10 August 2020||Finalists work to be delivered to: UNSW Galleries, Cnr Oxford Street and Greens Rd, Paddington, Sydney NSW 2021|
|21 August 2020||Award Winner announced at exhibition opening, UNSW Galleries|
|21 August – 26 September 2020||John Fries Award 2020 Finalists’ Exhibition, UNSW Galleries|
All finalists works will feature in an exhibition from 21 August – 26 September 2020 at UNSW Galleries, the Award’s presenting partner for the seventh year running.