Morawa Art Awards & Exhibition

The Morawa Art Show and Exhibition is a biennial event that brings together a large section of our regional community in support of local arts and culture. It encourages and fosters artistic merit amongst rural communities and supports talents amongst the Indigenous and youth of our region.

8th Biennial Art Awards & Exhibition

Exhibition Opening and Award Presentation Evening: Friday 5th August 2022.

Exhibition showing to Sunday 14th August 2022 at the Morawa Town Hall.

Entries now open for 2022 Art Awards and Exhibition

The Shire of Morawa is pleased to announce the opening of entries for the 2022 Art Awards and Exhibition, inviting submissions for original and new work (post 2018) across a range of mediums from local and Western Australian artists.

Categories include:

  • Works on Paper
  • Works on Canvas
  • Three Dimensional Artwork
  • Photography (Theme ‘Joy’)
  • Indigenous Art
  • Mid- West Indigenous Art
  • Young Art (5-12) &
  • Youth Art (13-18)

The Awards will be judged and announced at the Award Presentation Evening and Exhibition Opening Night which will be held on Friday 5th August 2022 and will be a ticketed event.

The exhibition will be professionally curated and hopes to attract over 300 entries.

Entry Forms can be downloaded here and submitted via email.

Morawa Art Awards - Entry Form

Entries must be received by close of business on Friday, 8th July 2022.

Late entries will Not be accepted.

The 2022 Morawa Art Awards and Exhibition is supported by the State Government through Tourism Western Australia and Royalties for Regions.

 The Shire of Morawa would like to sincerely thank our event sponsors:

logo aus  logo      Qube Logistics and The Hon. Steve Martin MLC, Member for the Agricultural Region.

Further enquiries, contact Emily Sutherland Left of Centre Concepts and Events, M: 0427 426 596 or email

The Awards will feature a $20,000 prize pool which will include the following prizes. 

Awards Prize
Shire of Morawa Acquisitive Award $7,500
Mid West Indigenous Award $3,500
Indigenous Award $1,750
Best Work on Canvas $1,750
Best work on Paper $1,750
Best Three-Dimensional Piece $1,750
Photography Award $900
Young Artist $100
Youth Artist $500
People's Choice $500

The Morawa Art Exhibition and awards were last held in 2018, which saw local artist Loretta Egan win the coveted Acquisitive Award for her piece titled “Everlastings”.

Cr Chappel and L. Egan

2018 Shire of Morawa
Acquisitive Award  Winner

2018 Shire of Morawa Acquisitive Art Award Winner – “Everlastings" by Loretta Egan.

“Everlastings" by Loretta Egan.

2016 Shire of Morawa
Acquisitive Award  Winner

2016 Shire of Morawa <br> Acquisitive Art Award Winner – “Australian Song 2” by Leesa Padget

“Australian Song 2” by Leesa Padget.