2020 Solar Art Prize

The 11th Solar Art Prize offering prizes to the value of $40,940 is open for entries until 7th April 2020.

Pen drawing which was Overall winner of 10th Solar Art Prize
Pen drawing entitled ‘Rocky Top – Mount Lofty’ by David Braun was Overall Winner of 2019 Solar Art Prize

Win one of nine major prizes being solar products for you or your family by creating an artwork which will advance the cause of combating climate change.

Theme

Climate change, nature and the environment; these can be expressed through landscapes, seascapes, wild fauna or flora or environmentally aware people or thought-provoking images. Plus a new section – Caricatures

Work may be in any medium

Prizes

Ist Overall Prize

  • One year Royal South Australian Society of Arts membership
  • $5,000 voucher for Solar Q Cell Panels or solar hot water service or battery or an efficient refrigerator all installed with Natural Technology Systems, Prospect or $500 cash
  • $200 Metrocard

Section Prizes

4 Section Prizes

  1. Wild or endangered fauna or flora in landscape or seascape
  2. Active people or people who take responsible action towards climate change
  3. Ways of reducing the use of coal, oil and plastics
  4. Caricature being political satire or highlighting social irresponsibility or community irresponsibility (no obscenity will be accepted)
  • $4,300 voucher for Solar Q Cell Panels or solar hot water service or battery or an efficient refrigerator all installed with Natural Technology Systems, Prospect or $100 cash
  • $200 Metrocard

Merit Awards

4 Merit Awards for each or any section

  1. Oil or acrylic
  2. Work on paper – watercolour, pastel, print, drawing, mixed media
  3. 3D – for example sculpture, ceramic, glassware, jewellery, mosaic, illustrated book
  4. All others – for example photograph, digital, video, encaustic, lime frescoe, recycled medium, textile, illustrated manuscript
  • $4,000 voucher for Solar Q Cell Panels or solar hot water service or battery or an efficient refrigerator all installed with Natural Technology Systems, Prospect or $100 cash
  • $200 Metrocard

Hangers’ Prize

  • $50 cash
  • $200 Metrocard

People’s Choice Award

  • $50 cash
  • $200 Metrocard

Aussie Animal Sanctuary Prize

  • $50 cash
  • $200 Metrocard