2017 Info

The William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

$30,000 ACQUISITIVE FIRST PRIZE
OPEN TO AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTS

Established in 2006 to promote excellence in photography, the annual William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize is an initiative of the MGA Foundation. The Bowness Photography Prize has quickly become Australia's most coveted photography prize. It is also one of the country's most open prizes for photography. In the past, finalists have included established and emerging photographers, art and commercial photographers. All film-based and digital work from amateurs and professionals is accepted. There are no thematic restrictions.


KEY DATES FOR 2017

Entries open
31 May 2017 – (5pm) 12 July 2017

Finalists announced
28 August 2017

Exhibition dates
14 October – 26 November 2017

Opening and announcement
Thursday 19 October 2017

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Contact: bowness@monash.vic.gov.au

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