Arts Rutherglen is proud to host  the 5th Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize, 11-20 March 2022.

We invite artists to submit works of art for exhibition and sales.
We also invite artists up to 18 years of age to enter artwork  for our Youth Award.

Prize categories

  • Painting / Mixed Media – 2 prizes of $2,000
  • Photography Landscape – 1 prize of $1,000
  • Photography Open – 1 prize of $1,000
  • Work on Paper – 1 prize of $2,000
  • 3D Small Art Works – 1 prize of $2,000

Other Awards

  • Youth Award – 3 prizes of $250
  • People’s Choice – $500
  • Highly Commended – 5 prizes of $200

2022 Entries

Entry is $12 per artwork with a maximum number of 3 entries per artist.
Or $30 for a large artwork with only one entry per artist allowed.
A 20 % sales commission applies.

Youth section entries are $5 per artwork to enter with a maximum number of 3 entries per artist. Sales commissions do not apply to Youth Award entries.

We invite artists to carefully read and review the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Terms and Conditions to find out more. (See also right hand menu) 

Entry opens 1 November 2021

  • Enter via  Try Booking (See right hand menu click ENTER HERE)
  • If you prefer you can download  a printable entry form ( See right hand menu and click Download Entry Form)

Information to share…

Please download and share event flyers with artists.

Call for artists
Youth Award information

Important Dates to Remember



  • Friday 11 February 2022 – Entries close.
  • Tuesday 8 March 2022 – Deliver Artwork to Rutherglen Memorial Hall between 10am and 5.30pm.
  • Friday 11 March 2022 at 6.30pm – Gala Opening Cocktail Party. Free entry to participating artists, otherwise $15 per person.
  • Sunday 20 March 2022 – Collect artwork between 4pm & 6pm (unless notified that all artwork has been sold) or other arrangements have been made.

Further information

If you need further information after reviewing the Terms and Conditions or Entry sites ( Open 1 November) Please contact Joy or Irena: 


Event updates

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Arts Rutherglen is eager and keen to foster artists and promote the arts in the Rutherglen community in a COVID safe environment in 2022.We look forward to your participation.

Special offers for local artists

Frame N Art, Chiltern is offering a 30% discount on the cost of frames for artists entering the Rutherglen Art Prize. Contact Chris Brown on 0417 550 076. Artwork must be delivered for framing by 20th February, 2022.

Tastes of Art Prize 2022 Sponsors

Thank you to all our 2022 sponsors.



 2022 Gold, Silver and Youth Award Sponsors




Would you like to find out more?

Please download and see the Rutherglen Tastes of Art Sponsorship information pack.




The  2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize promotional materials feature image snippets from artworks by local artists who participated in the 2021 Prize. Thank you.

Ronan Holdsworth – ‘Cottage Garden in Spring’ – mixed media   ( black and white images used)
Serena Barry – ‘Ocean Utopia’ – acrylic  on canvas (on the Youth Award information)