Biennial - even years. Next calling in 2024
2022 - 473 entries with 60 finalists selected
The Wollumbin Art Award (WAA) is the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre’s new non-acquisitive biennial $30,000 award open to artists living in the Tweed, Ballina, Byron, Kyogle and Scenic Rim Shires, as well as Lismore and Gold Coast City. The Award, named after the mountain the Gallery overlooks, celebrates the calibre and diversity of artists of the region.
There is no theme and artists may submit works in any medium. The 2022 Guest Judge is writer, curator, and editor of VAULT Magazine, Alison Kubler.
First Prize is $15,000 and includes a two week residency at the Nancy Fairfax Artist In Residence Studio at Tweed Regional Gallery. The $10, 000 WAA Bundjalung Award for First Nations artists includes an exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery. The Emerging Artist Award is $5000.
Contact: for more information e: AwardsandPrizes@tweed.nsw.gov.au
Venue: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Tweed Heads, NSW