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Calling Local Torres Strait Islander Artists!

Posted on: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019

We’re inviting Torres Strait Islander artists from within the Torres Strait Island Regional Council (TSIRC) Divisions to submit an artwork to be part of Council’s new corporate branding. 3 artworks will be selected for use in Council’s web & digital channels, uniforms & promotional items, and print collateral & office furniture.

The competition is a chance for talented Torres Strait Islander artists (aged 15 years+) and their winning artwork to be recognised across our region and nation-wide.


The 3 winning artists will each receive:

  • $2,500 prize money (plus an annual licencing fee).
  • Return flights & accommodation to attend the Torres Strait Island Regional Council Annual Awards in Cairns.


Submission Guidelines:

  • Your design should reflect the Torres Strait region and Council’s key focus areas of People, Sustainability, and Prosperity
  • Submitted artwork must be unique and original, to which you hold the copyright
  • Submitted artwork must be 2D and A3 size or no larger than 60cm X 60cm
  • Applicants must submit work not previously exhibited as part of an art prize, competition or exhibition

To enter, fill out the entry form and forward your artwork, together with a signed and completed entry form including your design story to:

Email: with an attached digital photo of the artwork

Post: PO Box 7336 Cairns QLD 4870


Entry limit of one entry per artist. No late entries will be considered.