Anh Nguyen, Jamboree Morning, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 64 x 94cm

Basil Sellers Art Prize

The Bas proudly presents the Basil Sellers Art Prize 2020.

Eurobodalla’s beloved biennial art prize returns in 2020. The Basil Sellers Art prize provides a platform for visual artists living in NSW and the ACT. This prestigious prize has supported artistic excellence and creative practice for almost 20 years.

The prize is supported by philanthropist and art collector Mr Basil Sellers AM.


  • Major Prize: $20,000
  • Eurobodalla Prize: $5000 and a solo exhibition in the Bas in 2021
  • People’s Choice: $500

Key entry details

  • The major prize is open to all Australian permanent residents living in NSW or the ACT.
  • The Eurobodalla prize is open to all residents living in Eurobodalla.
  • Eurobodalla residents are permitted to submit two entries.
  • A non-refundable entry fee of $45 (incl. GST) per artwork is required to enter.
  • 2D mediums only, including; painting, drawing, print-making and mixed media. Excluding photography and digital media.
  • Size must not exceed 180 x 150cm (including framing).
  • There is no theme.
  • Artworks must have been created from 1 January 2019.
  • All works must be for sale.

Key dates

  • Entries Open: Monday 6 April
  • Entries Close: Friday 5 June
  • Finalists announced: Friday 3 July
  • Opening and announcement of winners: Friday 9 October 2020
  • Exhibition dates: Saturday 10 October – Monday 9 November

Please review the Terms and Conditions of entry.

BAS Art Prize - Single upload

Entry Form

I have read and agree to the entry conditions. *

Artwork - $45 (incl. GST)

Upload image of Artwork (must be jpg format). Please ensure your image file is named as follows: artist_title_year_medium_size. Eg. jane_doe_self_portrait_2019_acrylic_on_canvas_100x100cm *
Maximum upload size: 2MB
A non-refundable GST inclusive entry fee of $45 per entry, is required to enter. Eurobodalla residents are permitted to submit two entries.

The Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre recognises Aboriginal people as the original inhabitants and custodians of all land and water in the Eurobodalla and respects their enduring cultural and spiritual connection to it. The Bas acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land in which we live and pays respect to Elders past, present and future.