Call for Entries and Awards

We have a number of awards and call outs, providing artists with the opportunity to show their work at the Incinerator Gallery.

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The Atrium Space

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Applications to exhibit works in 2018 are now closed. Shortlisted artists will be notified soon.

The Incinerator Gallery is calling for artists or curators to exhibit in The Atrium in 2018.

The space is suitable for sculpture or spatial practices, however others works that suit the space will be considered.

There is no charge to exhibit in the Atrium and selected applicants will receive the following per show:

  • A $1,000 bursary
  • Exhibition signage
  • Support in exhibition design, technical assistance, marketing and publicity
  • An official opening alongside other exhibitions

If you have any further questions, or want to see the space, contact the Incinerator Gallery on 8325 1750 or email incinerator@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Incinerator Art Award: Art For Social Change

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Opening Night: Friday, 6 October, 6pm – 8pm

Exhibition dates: 7 October – 26 November

Artist and Curator Talks: Saturday, 28 October at 1pm

Cigdem Aydemir, Hayley Millar-Baker, Sheena Colquhoun, Jacquelene Drinkall, Carly Fischer, Rew Hanks, Heather Hesterman, Alana Hunt, Kelly Hussey-Smith and Alan Hill, Thea Jones, Aaron Martin, Mohsen Meysami, Phuong Ngo, Becc Ország, Perdita Phillips, Jacob Raupach, Georgia Robenstone, Paul Trefry, Matthew Vaughan Yandell Walton and Sharon West.

The Incinerator Art Award is an award of national significance with entries received from every state and territory in Australia. The award is a show case of 22 artists whose work interrogates contemporary culture in their practices to achieve and influence social change.

The award is inspired by the original architects of the Incinerator Gallery, Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony, who believed that art and architecture practices are ethical enterprises that should aim to bring about positive social change. 

The prize recipients of the $10,000 Boathouse Award and the $3,000 Incinerator Gallery Award will be announced at the exhibition’s opening night. 

The $1,000 People’s Choice Award will be announced at the exhibition’s conclusion. 

The Incinerator Art Award is proudly sponsored by The Boathouse. 

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Exhibit in the Boadle Hall Community Gallery

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Applications to exhibit works for 2018 are now closed. Shortlisted artists will be notified soon. 

The Incinerator Gallery is calling for artists who have an interest in exhibiting their work in the Boadle Hall Community Gallery. 

Successful applicants will also receive installation, marketing and publicity assistance and a shared opening with other exhibitions.

Moonee Valley City Council employees, Councillors and their immediate family (siblings, children, grandparents and spouse) are not eligible to apply.

Successful applicants are provided with the following:

  • professionally printed gallery signage and exhibition labels
  • staffing of the gallery during opening hours
  • installation assistance
  • nominal marketing support and a limited quantity of DL flyers
  • a collective exhibition opening organised by us, which includes light refreshments and beverages
  • gallery space free of charge

The space is suitable for 2D and 3D works. We encourage you to visit the exhibition space before you submit your application.

Fireworks: Art and Design Exhibition

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Applications to exhibit work in Fireworks, 2018 are now closed. 

Fireworks is Moonee Valley’s annual art and design award for VCE students who live, work or go to school in Moonee Valley.

The Incinerator Gallery is calling out for young artists to submit their art or design work to display in this prestigious student exhibition. A number of awards will be presented at the opening including the:

  • $500 Fireworks Art Award
  • $500 Fireworks Design Award
  • $200 Mayoral Award for Excellence in Art
  • $200 Mayoral Award for Excellence in Design

Shortlisted finalists will have their work exhibited in the gallery and will be invited to the exhibition opening night in February 2018.

Students who are also applying for the VCE Season of Excellence may submit two items for consideration, so they can exhibit their work in both exhibitions. 

Applications closed on Friday, 27 October, 2017

The Clocktower Gallery

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This space is located in the Clocktower Centre in the seating area near the coffee service. It can only accommodate 2D works.

For availability please email incinerator@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call on 8325 1750.

Last updated: Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 5:39 AM