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Queerthentic Regional LGBTQIA+ Art Prize 2024 logo


Regional LGBTQIA+ Art Prize 2024

Queerthenic reveals authentic stories from Central Victorian LGBTQIA+ and gender diverse artists in this regional art prize. These stories delve into the mundane everyday, fabulous culture, or explore the influence of queer history and culture on their past, present, and future lives.


Adjective [kweer-THEN-tik]
1. A state of being whereby you embrace your place within the LGBTQIA+ or gender-diverse community.
2. Living in an authentic and genuine manner, true to your own feelings, beliefs, and experiences with a sense of empowerment, self-acceptance, and living without the constraints of societal norms or expectations.

Following the momentum and success of this year's LGBTQIA+ art prize, That's So Gay, artists are invited to submit work showing what Queerthentic means to them and their community.


Queerthentic will be on display at The Old Auction House in Kyneton, from the 25th of January 2024 to the 12th of February 2024 with a Celebration and Winners announcement on Saturday the 3rd of February 2024.


Applications to be part of Queerthenic are open until January 17th 2024, entrants are encouraged to apply earlier to ensure a place.


Entries are $15 per piece and artists may enter up to 4 pieces.


We have partnered with some amazing sponsors to increase our prize pool to over $2000!


Winner$1,000 Cash

+ Solo Exhibition at The Old Auction House

Runner Up - $500 Cash

People's Choice - $500 Cash

Full competition details including terms and conditions are on the application form.


We always can use an extra set of hands to make things run smoothly, send us an email and we will happily put you to work behind the scenes or at the Celebration!

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Sunbury Cobaw Community Health's Country LGBTQIA+ Inclusion Program (CLIP) Logo
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