The Art Lovers Prize 2020

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ALA Prize 2020 Details

– Artist’s Prize $6,000 (value)

What you win…

$3,000 Cash | $3,000 of promotion, including a Feature Artist article in Home Design magazine

– People’s Choice $4,000 (value)

What you win…

$1,000 Cash | $3,000 of promotion

– Voting Prize $500

What you win…

$500 Art Voucher from Art  Lovers Australia

Entry Information:

  • Entry is free and non-acquisitive.
  • Artists need to have original work or photography for sale on the Art Lovers Australia website and adhere to the Art Lovers Australia Terms of Service.
  • Only one artwork by an artist can be selected for the shortlist.
  • A shortlist of 100 artworks will be announced Saturday 4th January, 2020
  • One artist cannot win more than one of the following prizes: Artist’s Prize and the People’s Choice Award.
  • Only artworks created by the artist selling on Art Lovers Australia can be selected.
  • Only artworks uploaded (for the 1st time) after 1st February 2019 to the Art Lovers Website are eligible.
  • Artists do not need to nominate an artwork, work will be chosen from available work in artist’s shops.
  • Shortlisted work must be exclusive to Art Lovers Australia once shortlisted and must remain exclusive until 1st March, 2020.
  • Work sold on other websites or through other sources are ineligible.
  • Art selected may be sold through Art Lovers Australia during the duration of the competition, this will not affect the judging or make your work ineligible.
  • Winners will be announced Sunday 2nd February 2020


The Art Lovers Artist’s Prize:

  • Judging will be done by a judging panel and the public vote.
  • Art Lovers Australia will create a shortlist of 100 eligible artworks to present to the judging panel and they will rank their favourite 10 artworks from 1 to 10 with their favourite piece being awarded 10 points, 2nd favourite 9 points and so on.
  • The scores of each judge will be totalled, the top 10 artworks in the public vote (likes) will be each allocated points from 10 to 1, and the artwork with the most points will be awarded the winner.


Meet the Judges:

Judge Katie Loveday


Katie is the current Brand Manager with the Gold Coast Arts Centre (HOTA). With the largest regional gallery currently being built on the Gold Coast, Katie is enthusiastic for the future of the arts in the area and the opportunity to showcase local, Australian talent as part of the new gallery upon it’s completion.

Judge Elise 2

ELISE BOTHE | Brand Manager & The Block 2019 Contestant 

Brand manager and contestant on The Block 2019, Elise is known as the creator of the “Arthouse” on last season’s The Block. Paying tribute to the women of St. Kilda with her figurative art choices throughout the 2019 series she displayed how a theme can successfully flow throughout a space when styling a home interior.


The Art Lovers People’s Choice Award:

  • Only artworks originally published to the Art Lovers Australia website after 1st February 2019 are eligible to win the People’s Choice Award.
  • The winner as voted online by Art Lovers Australia subscribers
  • Voting closes 26th January, 2019 at 5pm (Qld. Time)



The Art Lovers Subscriber Voting Prize:

  • The winner will receive
    • $500 voucher to spend on the Art Lovers Australia website.
  • You must be an Art Lovers Australia subscriber.
  • You do not have to be an artist or have work for sale on Art Lovers Australia to be eligible to win the Art Lovers Australia Subscriber Voting Prize.
  • The winner will be selected by a random draw from the pool of those eligible.
  • Voting closes 26th January, 2019 at 5pm (Qld. Time)



*Please read our Art Lovers Australia Competitions Terms and Conditions for further information located on the Art Lovers Australia website.