The National Gallery of Victoria expands on the success of the Melbourne Art Book Fair with a prestigious international book prize, The Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing. The Cornish Family Prize is the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region, and will award the winner with $15,000 AUD, with additional $1,000 AUD prizes for up to five finalists. Applications close midnight 8 January 2020 (Australian Eastern Standard Time).
The National Gallery of Victoria invites applications from publishers, artists, designers, writers, curators and organisations around the world whose publishing practice explores art, design, architecture and contemporary culture for the inaugural Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing.
The Cornish Family Prize will award the winner $15,000 AUD, with additional $1,000 AUD prizes for up to five finalists.
Application process and criteria
In order to apply for the Cornish Family Prize, applicants must: –
Note: Applications will not be accepted in any other format. Hard copies of publications will not be accepted. The NGV will contact shortlisted finalists only for physical copies.
Any queries regarding the Cornish Family Prize should be directed to: [email protected]
Conditions of entry
The Cornish Family Prize selection panel can only assess applicants on the basis of their online application. It is in your interest to complete this form with a high-level of detail to accurately represent the title you are submitting. Titles will be assessed individually.
Selection of The Cornish Family prize is final, and no correspondence shall be entered into regarding the selection process.
The NGV reserves the right to refuse applications, including (but not limited to) where:
If you are shortlisted for the Cornish Family Prize you will be required to provide the following by 29 January 2020:
A physical copy of the shortlisted title, to be sent:
Copy and image/s for printed collateral and the NGV website
Deadlines and fees
If your application is shortlisted you will be sent correspondence regarding the next steps of your application.
15 November 2019
8 January 2020
Applications close at midnight.
14 January 2020
Shortlisted applicants notified and requested to send physical copies of title.
29 January 2020
Deadline for receiving shortlisted applicant titles.
Note: titles will not be returned.
13 March 2020
The information contained in these terms and conditions has been prepared solely to assist you in evaluating the benefits of applying for the Cornish Family Prize.