Manning Art Prize

Manning Art Prize 2017 - Naked & Nude

Entries are now open for the 2017 prize. Once again, Sydney Morning Herald Art Critic  John McDonald, will be the judge of this prestigious prize.

Entries are currently closed. Announcement of selected finalists on 28 July 2017.

Major Acquisitive Prize - $16,000

Second Prize - $3,000

People's Choice - $1,000


Close of entries: 7 July                        

Announcement of selected finalists: 28 July

Gala Opening and announcement of winners: 2 September

Conditions of entry and entry form can be found online. 

The winner of the 2015 major $10,000 Acquisitive Prize for most outstanding work in the exhibition was Robert Malherbe for his oil painting ‘Woman in a Black Coat’. Robert is from the small town of Blackheath in the Blue Mountains and is an exciting artist who specialises in landscapes and nudes.