Art Awards Home / Recreation / Arts and culture / Art Awards Page ContentOur biennial Art Awards showcases local and Western Australian artists working in a variety of mediums from painting and print making to sculpture and textiles. The artist's entries are presented for the public in a stunning exhibition and prizes are awarded by a panel of expert judges.The next City of Stirling Art Award exhibition will open Thursday 12 October 2017. For further details regarding entering an artwork and attending the exhibition make sure you subscribe to our Arts and Events E-Newsletter. The 2015 exhibition featured an impressive collection of more than 170 entries from WA artists. The Acquisitive First Prize of $5,000 was awarded to Joanne Duffy for her work titled Wetlands. The judges described Joanne's work as having 'beautiful control of the medium, conveying a sense of atmospheric spontaneity and abstract lyricism'. The City is delighted to welcome Joanne's work into its extensive collection.SponsorsThe Art Awards 2015 would not have been possible without the support of our dedicated sponsors:Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Edith Cowan University, Rotary Club of Karrinyup and West Coast Picture Framers.