2022 major Awards & Prizes

The 2022 Plein Air Down Under Festival has over $8000 in prizes and awards spread over multiple categories.

Major Awards

Presented at the Plein Air Down Under Exhibition at 2.30 pm on Monday 26 September

$2,500 Open Acquisitional presented by City of Mandurah
$1,000 Non-professional Category presented by Hunsa Smallgoods
$500 People’s Choice Award presented by Royal Flying Doctors Service
$500 Peel Region Award presented by the Peel Development Commission
$1,500 Pinjarra Acquisitional Award presented by the Shire of Murray & Pinjarra Connect
$200 Highly Commended sponsored by Little Stiller Distillery
$200 Highly Commended sponsored by Mandurah Holiday Rentals
$50 Youth Award under 13 presented by Bendigo Bank Halls Head
$150 Youth Award aged 13 – 18 presented by Bendigo Bank Halls Head
$150 Gillian-Kaye Peebles Youth Award for Excellence


Chocolate Wheel Prizes

Presented at 6pm Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

Multiple Prize Draws: Receive a ticket for every painting done on Saturday and Sunday

2022 Quick Draw Award

Presented from 12.30 pm Monday 26 September, outside the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

$500 Best in Show presented by Mandurah Caravan & Tourist Park
$350 in products, Best Oil Painting presented by Michael Harding Paints & Leon Holmes Products
$350 in products, Best Watercolour Painting presented by Senior Art
$350 in products, Best Pastel presented by Senior Art
$350 in products, Best Painting (other mediums) presented by Senior Art
$50 Youth Award under 13
$150 Youth Award aged 13 – 18