Still is a biennial, acquisitive award for artworks in the genre of still life, in all mediums. The award is open to artists at all stages of their careers.
Still: National Still Life Award seeks to highlight the diversity and vitality of still life in Australian contemporary art practice, broadening the interpretation and meaning of this enduring genre.
Call for Entries
Entries Open 18 January 2021
Entries Close 12 April 2021
About the award
Still: National Still Life Award takes a fresh and contemporary approach to still life and its themes; memento mori, life and death, observation of and reverence for everyday objects, their meaning and memory.
The selection process
Finalists will be selected by a panel which includes Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery staff Cath Fogarty, Jo Besley, Chloe Waters, QAGOMA Indigenous Arts Curator Katina Davidson, and Sydney based art collector Lisa Paulsen.
The 2021 guest judge is Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Acquisitions from Still become part of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery collection.
Key dates 2021
18 January - On-line application process opens.
12 April - Closes midnight (Perth WA time).
14 May - Finalists will be notified by email.
2 July - Art work must be delivered by this date. We will assist with transport of works to the gallery thanks to our sponsor Moving Art.
14 August - The exhibition officially opens and the winner is announced.
Find out more about Still: National Still Life Award 2021 and submit your entry at www.coffsharbour.nsw.gov.au/still
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Format Exhibition and Shows