Entries are open for the 32nd Cossack Art Awards.

Artists young and old are encouraged to enter their works into the prestigious Cossack Art Awards.

The Cossack Art Awards is one of the premier arts and cultural events in the Pilbara, and is recognised as a nationally significant art prize.

Entries for the highly anticipated event are now open with a maximum of 300 submissions available.

This year there are 10 award categories including Best Overall Artwork, Best Artwork by a Pilbara Artist and the People’s Choice, boasting a total prize pool of $89,000.

Other categories include North West Flora and Fauna, Painting by Pilbara Indigenous Artist and Emerging Young Artist (16-25 years).

There will also be a Cossack Children’s Art Awards with entries opening early May, with 200 available submissions. 

Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards night which will be held on Saturday July 20.

Entries for the awards close on May 24, or when submissions reach capacity.

City of Karratha Mayor Daniel Scott called on artists Australia wide to enter their submissions.

“The Cossack Art Awards is one of the premier arts and cultural events in our region and is a prestigious event in the wider arts community,” Cr Scott said.

"Every year, we're fortunate to receive a wide range of works from incredibly talented creatives. I encourage both our local artists and those from across the nation to submit their entries.

"The Cossack Art Awards promise an extraordinary and eclectic celebration of creativity, and I'm eagerly anticipating seeing of all the remarkable entries."

Long term supporters of the Cossack Art Awards Rio Tinto have returned as Principal Partner for 2024.

For more information visit https://www.cossackartawards.com.au/

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