2023 Community Arts Calendar

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Register for the 2023 Surf Coast Arts Calendar Competition!

Registrations open 22 August - 18 September.

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Now entering its 24th year the Arts Calendar Competition gives artists from across the Surf Coast Shire the opportunity to submit their work for inclusion in this well-loved community calendar.

The exhibition of submitted artworks will be held from Saturday 15 October - Sunday 30 October at Anglesea Art Space.  Thursday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm.

The 12 winning entries will be selected by a panel, whilst the cover will be awarded by People’s Choice. 

The 13 winning artists will receive a cash prize of $300 as well as display in the calendar.


  1. Artists who live or pay rates in Surf Coast Shire are encouraged to enter. 
  2. Artists can submit one entry only. 
  3. If your work has appeared in the calendar in the last two years, you are not eligible for a prize.

There are three categories:

  • Open (all media)
  • Child/Youth
  • Installed Sculptural Work (submitted as photo)



Entries open: 12:00AM, Monday 22 August

Entries close 5pm Sunday 18 September. No late entries will be accepted

Works submitted for exhibition*:  2pm - 5pm Sunday 9 October

*Artists to deliver works to Anglesea Art Space Shop 2/103 Great Ocean Road Anglesea (Cnr Great Ocean Road and Noble Street).

Exhibition launch: 6pm - 8pm Friday 14 October

Exhibition opens: 10am Saturday 15 October

Exhibition closes:  4pm Sunday 30 October

Bump Out: 2pm – 5pm Sunday 30 October


Featured Artwork from 2022 Calendar: Barbara Bateman - 'Another Kind of Otway Experience'

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2023-Terms-and-Conditions.pdf(PDF, 52KB)