Prizes in UNSW Art & Design

This page lists all prizes awarded by the Faculty of Art & Design (formerly the College of Fine Arts).

Faculty prizes

The Jenny Birt Prize (D0840A)

For outstanding performance in Painting.

  • $3000

School prizes

The Earle Backen Prize (D0010U)

For excellence in Printmaking.

  • $500 

The Jamie Jenkins Prize (D0009U)

For significant improvement in studies in Art History and Theory in the Bachelor of Art History and Theory program.

  • $500

The John Gage Prize for Colour (D0982E)

For imaginative use of colour for any undergraduate or postgraduate student.

  • $500

The Kadmium Art Prize (D0976E)

For the best performance in Drawing and/or Painting.

  • $1000

The Lindsay Prize (T2K601)

For outstanding achievement in Australian Art.

  • $3000

The Lucy Aspinall Photographic Prize (D0011U)

For outstanding achievements by a final year (Honours) student majoring in Photography.

  • $2500

The Music or Soundtrack Prize (D0963A)

For excellence in sound work.

  • $500

The Sculpture, Performance and Installation Prize for Excellence (D0983E)

For outstanding performance in Sculpture.

  • $1000

The Tim Olsen Drawing Prize (D0986E)

For excellence in Drawing.

  • $3000