The Camberwell Art Show Committee in partnership with the City Of Boroondara is pleased to announce a new award for this year’s art show:

Boroondara Arts Encouragement Award @ Camberwell Art Show

This prize is awarded annually to an exhibitor at the Camberwell Art Show and recognises excellence in contemporary visual art.

The award celebrates and promotes local artists by providing a unique opportunity to exhibit works in the foyer of the Hawthorn Arts Centre.

This non-acquisitive award will be judged by the Camberwell Art Show judging panel.


To be eligible for the award the exhibitor must:

  • be a current exhibitor in the Camberwell Art Show
  • live or have a studio in the City of Boroondara

Judging Criteria

The judging criteria for the winning artwork are:

  • artistic innovation and originality
  • technical

Exhibition Details

The winner of the award will be offered:

An exhibition of two-dimensional works in the foyer of at Hawthorn Arts Centre, in the following calendar year. Timing for the exhibition will coincide with the annual Camberwell Rotary Art Show. The exact timing and duration of the exhibition will be negotiated with the artist.

Professional curation and presentation to the same standards applied to exhibitions at the Town Hall Gallery and Community Project Wall.

Professional curatorial advice, mentoring and career development from the Town Hall Gallery curatorial team. Exhibition promotion through City of Boroondara’s website and social media.

Entries close on Monday 11th June

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