Wollumbin Art Award 2022

30 September 2022 - 20 November 2022

Mia Harris - WYAA 2022

Image credit: Melissa Spratt, Wollumbin Art Award 2022 Finalist
I Am Sensitive To Bright Lights and Strong Smells (detail) 2021
finger-knitted wool on canvas
Image courtesy of the artist

The Wollumbin Art Award (WAA) is the Gallery’s new biennial $30,000 award open to artists living in the Tweed, Ballina, Byron, Kyogle and Scenic Rim Shires, as well as Lismore and Gold Coast City. The Award, named for the mountain the Gallery overlooks, celebrates the calibre and diversity of artists of the region.

The WAA 2022 exhibition showcases an impressive selection of artworks from shortlisted finalists across the region including painting, works on paper, ceramics, 3D and digital works.

The inaugural judge is writer, curator and editor of VAULT Magazine, Alison Kubler.

A Tweed Regional Gallery initiative.

Bundjalung Award
Supported by:



Emerging Artist Award
Supported by:
Leanne & Greg Tong-Lyon