Artists are invited to submit paintings in competition for The Bald Archy Prize 2017.

The prize will be awarded to the best comic or satiric portrait, preferably of an Australian distinguished in Art, Science, Letters, Politics, Sport or the Media painted by an artist during the 12 months preceding January 31, 2017.

The Bald Archy Prize finalists will be previewed at the Watson Arts Centre from February 10, 2017 to March 13, 2017. The winner will be announced in Sydney on a date yet to be announced.

Each competitor may enter up to three (3) works, which must be available for sale.

Medium – oil, acrylic and mixed media.

Please read the Conditions of Entry for the Bald Archy Prize.


We encourage entrants to fill in the online form below. Here is a pdf alternative: Bald Archy Entry Form 2017 (pdf)

Artist Entry Form

1 Contact details
2 Entry statement
3 Art entry details
  • Entry fee is $35 for each work entered - please indicate how you will pay