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Enter the John Fries Award 2020

Entries are now closed.

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

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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
13 March 2021* Award Winner announced at exhibition opening, UNSW Galleries
13 March – 17 April 2021* John Fries Award 2020 Finalists’ Exhibition, UNSW Galleries

Presenting Partner

All finalists works will feature in an exhibition from 13 March – 17 April 2021 at UNSW Galleries, the Award’s presenting partner for the seventh year running.