2024 major Awards & Prizes

The 2024 Plein Air Down Under Painting Festival has over $12000 in prizes and awards spread over multiple categories.

Major Awards

$3,000 Ray White Mandurah Acquisitional Award

$2,500 Open Category presented by the City of Mandurah

$600 in Accommodation, Open Category Runner-up presented by Seashells Hospitality Group

$1,000 Non-professional Category presented by Community Bank Halls Head

$350 in products, Non-Professional Category Runner-up presented by Senior Art Supplies

$500 People’s Choice Award Spirit of the Landscape Exhibition

$500 People’s Choice Award Festival Art Exhibition

$500 PADU Experience Peel Award presented by Peel Development Commission

$1,500 Pinjarra Acquisitional Award presented by the Shire of Murray & Pinjarra Connect

$50 Youth Award under 13

$100 Youth Award aged 13 – 18

$150 Gillian-Kaye Peebles Youth Award for Excellence

Quick Draw Awards

$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 Supplies

$350 in products, Best Pastel presented by Senior Art Supplies

$350 in products, Best Painting (other mediums) presented by Senior Art Supplies

$50 Youth Award under 13

$50 Youth Award under 13

$100 Youth Award aged 13 – 18