A1 Salon 2023

Open to all artists who live, work, study or base their creative practice in the City of Darebin.


Applications closing Friday 3 February 2023 12pm
The A1 Darebin Art Salon is open to all individuals who live, work, study or who base their creative practice in the City of Darebin. The exhibition celebrates art, creativity and expression within our community.

This will be the fourth iteration of this major biennial art prize and exhibition. It is free to enter, and all submissions will be exhibited up to and including the 150th entry. Artworks must be new or recent and no larger than A1 (59.4 x 84.1cm). Artworks can be any medium but must be able to be hung on a wall. 


Participating artists are eligible to win the following prizes: 

The Exhibiting Award: The winner of this prize will receive a Solo Exhibition at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre in 2024.  

Four People’s Choice Awards will be awarded in the following categories:  

  • Photography  
  • Painting  
  • Drawing/printmaking  
  • Textile/mixed media  


Registrations Open | Friday 16 December 2022  
Registrations Close |
Midday Friday 3 February 2023 
Successful applicants notified |
Wednesday 15 February  
Delivery of Works |
Wednesday 1 March to Saturday 4 March, 11am-4pm 
Exhibition Dates |
Wednesday 15 March to Saturday 24 June 2023 
Opening Event and Prize Announcement |
Saturday 18 March, 2-4pm 
Collection of Works |
Sunday 26, Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 June, 11am-4pm 

Essential Information:

  1. Entrants must be artists who currently live, work, study or base their creative practice in Darebin (ie. your studio is in Darebin). 
  2. All works submitted must be original work by the artist whose name appears on the entry form and completed between 2021-2023.  
  3. All artworks must be no larger than A1 (59.4 x 84.1cm) inclusive of any frames or backing boards. They must be able to hung on a wall. 
  4. If the work is heavier than 5kg, please contact Bundoora Homestead Art Centre on 03 9496 1060 to discuss the eligibility of your work.  
  5. Entry forms are to be submitted online via the Bundoora Homestead Art Centre website by midday on Friday 3 February 2023. If you need assistance, you may visit the Gallery during opening hours for staff to assist you.  

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22 Dec 22 - 03 Feb 23
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM


Applications open now!!

Exhibition dates: Wed 15 March 2023 – Sat 24 June 2023

Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre
7 Prospect Hill Dr, Bundoora 3083
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  • Exhibition
  • Family friendly
  • Free admission
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