Art and photography awards

This page provides information about the City of Stirling's art and photography awards.

Art Awards Exhibition 2019

A showcase of innovative and original new work from Western Australian artists.

The City of Stirling biennial Art Awards Exhibition returns in 2019 with an extraordinary collection of new works from established and emerging Western Australian artists.

This extensive display of the shortlisted entries for this year’s Art Awards will include painted, sculptural, drawn, mixed media and digital works - all of which will be available for sale to the public.

A panel of esteemed industry judges will award seven prizes from the $13,000+ prize pool, including the $5,000 Acquisitive Prize.

Plus, visitors to the exhibition can help decide the winner of the Westfield People’s Choice Award and go in the running to win a $100 Westfield voucher thanks to Westfield Innaloo.

Please note, entries for the Art Awards 2019 closed on Monday 16 September.

Photo: Serena Hunt-Hughes

Key information


  • City of Stirling Reception Hall, 25 Cedric Street, Stirling.

Exhibition opening times          

  • Thursday 31 October and Friday 1 November 10.00am to 8.00pm
  • Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Image Serena Hunt-Hughes | Artwork The Shape of Things by Rachel Doller

Art Market 2019

Support WA artists and discover stunning new pieces for your collection at the inaugural Art Market 

Local artists will take over the City of Stirling Forecourt on Saturday 2 November with a huge selection of beautiful original works and limited edition prints to sell. With live music and food , plus more fine art available for purchase from the Art Awards Exhibition 2019, this is definitely one for art enthusiast.

Art Market

Art Market key information

Venue City of Stirling Forecourt, 25 Cedric Street, Stirling

Date and time Saturday 2 November 10.00am to 4.00pm

Image credit: The Shape of Things (detail) by Rachel Doller - Art Awards 2017 entry

For more information, contact the Arts Officer on (08) 9205 8555 or email

City of Stirling Art Awards 2019 is supported by sponsor logos - Barrett, Rotary Club of Karrinyup, Westfield and Jacksons Drawing Supplies.

Blink Photography Awards

The Blink Photography Awards 2018 received an incredible response from both amateur and professional photographers and resulted in one of our best exhibitions to date. It is our pleasure to share with you the award recipients for 2018 below.

The Blink Photography Awards 2018 were proudly supported by Ilford, Barrett Exhibition Group, Signage WA, Advance Press and Arts Edge Photo & Frame.

For more information regarding our next photography awards, scheduled for 2020, contact the Arts Officer on (08) 9205 8555 or email

ArtistAwardName of piece
Emma ThorpWinner - Best PhotographPink
Jordon FearWinner - Highly Commended: Colour CategoryTough Like A Ukelele
Candy GoldsmithWinner - Highly Commended: Monochrome Category

Two Ends

Chris HawkinsWinner - Highly Commended: Mobile CategoryDone For The Day
Bernard TaylorWinner - Highly Commended: Altered CategoryIntrinsick
Aminah HughesWinner - Stirling Resident AwardMale Rider, Uisneach Celtic Fire Festival, Ireland
Luke AttenucciWinner - Youth AwardDad Jokes