Du Rietz Art Awards

The inaugural Du Rietz Art Awards will honour the architect of the beautiful historic School of Arts building where the Gallery is housed, and is open to all experience levels.


Major Prize Awards

Section 1 | 2D Award $6,000

Section 2 | Budget Steel 3D Award $3,000 (Acquisitive)

Bendigo Bank Locals Award | $3,000 (Residents of Gympie Regional Council only, to be selected from the above Awards.)


Sub Awards

Roy Skinner Memorial Works on Paper Award | $500 cash prize

Bryan Moore Memorial Ceramic Award | $500 cash prize

Ceramic Encouragement Award | $200 cash prize

Locals Encouragement Award | $445 total prize value

People's Choice Award | $300 total prize value


Photograph Your Artwork

with Gympie Camera Club Friday 26 April, 10am -12pm

Free workshop with tips on photographing your artwork. Held at the Gympie Regional Gallery. Bring one piece of artwork, your camera and camera manual if possible. Bookings essential, numbers are limited.


Have your Artworks Professionally Photographed

Monday 27 May, 9am – 12pm

Have your artworks photographed professionally by Leeroy Todd. This opportunity is aimed at those looking to enter into the Du Reitz Art Awards. $10 per artwork. 10 minute time slots, maximum of three artworks per session. Bookings essential.


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Entries close | Midnight Sunday 9 June 2019

Award Presentations | Wednesday 24 July, 7pm

Exhibition viewing | 24 July - 23 August 2019


The Gallery is located at 39 Nash Street, Gympie and open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

Contact us on 1300 307 800 or email DRAA@gympie.qld.gov.au