A Project of APPA: The Adelaide Park Lands Preservation Association Inc.

Welcome to the 2020 Biennial

Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize

Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize Finalists’ Exhibition 

The exhibition is now open and winners have been announced

Adelaide Festival Centre, QBE Galleries and Festival Theatre Foyer

Exhibition dates 20 March to 7 May 2021

Galleries are open for viewing Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and during performance times in the Festival Theatre (view adelaidefestivalcentre.com for performance details or ring 8216 8600)

Artworks are for sale now: To purchase art,  go to the Artwork Features page and complete the Form for Buyers or Contact sales@parklandsart.com

Online voting for an artist’s $1500 Royal Adelaide Show People’s Choice Prize is open until 12 noon on Saturday 8 May 2021 – Vote now

View or Download the Flyer for the Exhibition


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Watch this video to learn more about the Art Prize from 2018 Finalists (2:32 min) 

Winners share $38,500 Prize Money

$20,000 First Prize

$2,000 APPA Young Artist’s Prize

10 x $1,500 Prizes

$1,500 People’s Choice Prize

Read More About the Prizes

The Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize is a non-acquisitive art prize open to all artists of any age, working in any media or style – with the aim of making a statement or capturing the essence of the Park Lands.

Entries for the 2020 prize are closed. The Finalists’ Exhibition has been deferred until 2021

Please subscribe to our mailing list to be notified about the 2020 Art Prize updates, calling for entries and information about the exhibition of finalists. Details are subject to change so register now.

Banner Art Credits

From left to right:

Dan Withey The Parklands and the Hungry Developer (detail)
Deborah Baldassi Crows (detail)
Susan Chenery It Was All Parkland Once (detail)
Emma Young Stone Wall Collection 2 (detail)
Christopher Meadows (Winning artist 2018) Between the Flags

William Morris Background Texture Vector by FreePik


Sponsored Prizes:

APPA Young Artist Prize

Royal Adelaide Show People’s Choice Prize

Hero Weston Award Recognising a Promising Young Artist

The Graham F Smith Peace Foundation Prize for Inspiring Environmental Debate

St Peters College Commendation Prize

Sponsors and Donors:


Australian Culture Foundation


BK PARTNERS Chartered Accountants

Dr Judith Brine

City of West Torrens

Jan & Peter Davis


Ian Gilfillan

Insurance Advisernet

JPE Design Studios

Koppamurra Wines

Kirsteen MacKay

Hugh & Fiona MacLachlan

Pam O’Donnell & Robert O’Callaghan

Lyn Pederson

John Phillips

Port Art Supplies

Hamish Ramsay

Katrina Ramsay

Rann Communications

David Robinson @ Morgan Stanley

Antony & Mary Lou Simpson

St Aloysius College

Stellan Capital

Sandy Verschoor, Lord Mayor of Adelaide

Wilderness School

Graphic Design: Alecia Kral

Website: Brook Gerard