Painting & Drawing

Painting & Drawing

Competition Overview 

Artists from across Queensland will showcase their extraordinary talents in the Painting and Drawing Competition.

Judging will now be conducted over two rounds. In preparation for the first round of judging, exhibitors must upload a photo of their exhibit/s online. After the first round of judging, a selection of exhibits will be invited to be hung at the Ekka, and eligible for the final round of judging. All entries in Class 7 - Mouth & Foot Painters Only - will be hung and judged in the final round. 

The competition is open to both professional and amateur artists. There is a class for every style, from Flora and Fauna, Traditional Watercolour and Indigenous Art to Drawing, Still Life and Mouth and Foot Painters.   

The competition also now includes a Rural Subject and/or Landscape, and Artwork by People Aged 18 years or under classes.

Entries to open in March 2022.

Entries close in 1 days
Important Dates
Completed
Entries open
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27 May 2022
Entries close
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10 July 2022
Final day to upload photo/s and dimensions of exhibit/s
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17 July 2022
First round of judging (by photo)
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20 July 2022
Exhibitors notified if their exhibit/s are eligible for hanging & exhibit label/s emailed
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31 July 2022 08:00 - 16:00
Delivery of invited exhibits
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03 August 2022
Final round of judging
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15 August 2022 10:00 - 17:00
Collection of exhibits
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16 August 2022 07:30 - 12:00
Collection of exhibits
Contact Competition Coordinator
Email: entries@ekka.com.au
Phone: 07 3253 3900