Gallery M Open Contemporary Art Prize 2019

The Gallery M Open Contemporary Art Prize is an exciting opportunity for South Australian artists to exhibit their work in one of Adelaide's premier visual art spaces, as part of the SALA Festival.

This is the fourth year of this prestigious exhibition, an initiative of Gallery M and Jarrah Holmes of Century 21 Bayside Brighton.

The exhibition is open to any artist living and working in South Australia (aged over 18 years); using any medium.

All prizes are non acquisitive. The prizes have been generously donated by:

  • $3,000  Major Prize - Jarrah H. Holmes, of Century 21 Bayside Brighton
  • $500     Warradale Hotel Prize
  • $500     Ian Willding Emerging Artist Prize
  • $200     (product voucher) – Premier Art Supplies
  • Splashout Art Studios Award   (Award Certificate & art supplies value $500)

Entries forms are available below, entries close on 31 May  2019.

Entry to the exhibition will be based on an independent judging panel selecting the finalists' artworks from the digital images submitted.

The final judging of finalist artwork will take place in Gallery M prior to the exhibition 9 August - 1 September 2019.

To download the fillable entry form, click the form image

If using a PC - Download the entry form and ‘save as’ to your computer, under your name before filling in. Save again after entering your info, then email back to Gallery M as an attachment.

If using a Mac - Download the entry form and save to your computer, under your name before filling in. Choose the 'export as pdf' option when saving the file. Save again after entering your info, then email back to Gallery M as an attachment..

iPhone or iPad – Easiest method is to use the free app Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click on pdf file to open; choose ‘copy to Acrobat’ (fields will show as shaded) - ‘fill’ – ‘share a copy’ – ‘continue’ – then choose ‘mail’ to email file back to Gallery M. Some iPhone & iPads will open the file without the need for the Adobe app.

Android - Easiest method is to use the free app Adobe Acrobat Reader, open document from 'Downloads'.  Follow instructions on screen.  Once your from is filled in, email back to Gallery M along with your image/s files.

To download the printable entry form, click here 

Please read Information & Terms of Entry and Entry and Exhibition Dates