The annual National Capital Art Prize established by Canberra based gallery owner Robert Stephens during the COVID pandemic is now in its third year. With $45,000 prize money across three categories the NCAP has become a significant award for artists across the nation.
“The Northern Territory have had two winners from up North.The works were just so different and so contemporary – it wasn’t the normal style of indigenous work that we’ve been used to over the years.” Robert Stephens
2022 First Nations Winner – Dianne Tchumut and 2021 First Nations Winner – Betty Pula Morton
Art prize founder Robert Stephens explains how community artists can still enter the 2023 awards online.
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This years judges….
All images supplied courtesy of The National Capital Art Prize including Cover image -2022 First Nations Winner – Dianne Tchumut