The 67th Blake Art Prize

The judges will choose the best contemporary artworks that address ideas to do with religion, spirituality and/or belief. There are three Prizes to be won!

1. The Blake Prize is a non-acquisitive prize of $35,000
2. The Blake Emerging Artist Prize is an acquisitive prize of $6,000
3. The Blake Established Artist Residency - consisting of a residency and solo exhibition hosted by CPAC.

All prizes are strictly non-sectarian. Entries are not restricted to works related to any faith, artistic style.

Click here to see the catalogue from the 66th Blake Prize.

If you are looking for The Blake Poetry Prize details click here


Entries open: 9 August 2021
Entries close: 15 November 2021

Finalist announcement: Friday 14th January 2022

Launch & Winners Announcement: Saturday 12th March 2022
Exhibition dates: 12th March – 22nd May 2022

How to enter the 67th Blake Prize

There are 2 steps to enter the 67th Blake Prize:

Step 1: Pay the entry fee(s).

Please use this link to pay your entry fee:

Once you have finished paying you will be sent a payment confirmation email. The email will have a link to the online entry form in it. It will also have a tax invoice that lists your booking number (located at the top right of your tax invoice). This booking number is essential to successfully complete and submit your entry form.

Step 2: Complete the online entry form.

Once you have finished paying and received your payment confirmation email, click the link in the email to open the online entry form. The entry form includes all the information you need to enter, including the terms and conditions. You will be asked to enter your booking number in the required field, along with everything else we will need from you to enter the Prize. Once you have completed the entry form and hit submit you will receive a confirmation email thanking you for entering the 67th Blake Prize.

Still need help?

Click here to read the FAQs
Click here to read the Terms and Conditions

Click here to see a preview of the Blake Prize entry form

If you still need help after you have carefully read the above, feel free to call our friendly staff on the following number: +61 02 8711 7123

About the Blake Art Prize

Since 1951, The Blake Prize has engaged artists, nationally and internationally, with ideas of spirituality and religion. The prize takes its name from William Blake, the world-famous 18th Century artist, and poet who threaded the religious and artistic throughout his practice. Building on this history, The 67th Blake Prize continues to encourage contemporary artists of varied styles and religious and spiritual allegiances to create significant works of art, which engage in conversations and negotiations concerning spirituality, religion and/or belief.

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre has proudly presented The Blake Prize as a biennial event since 2016, ensuring the future of this landmark prize. Casula Powerhouse is ideally positioned in Liverpool, a community of people from over 150 different birthplaces, speaking over 140 languages with an equally diverse range of faith backgrounds. We are committed to supporting emerging and established artists to create work that reflect Australian communities.

CPAC will maintain the guiding principles of The Blake Prize, continuing to engage contemporary artists, both nationally and internationally, in conversations concerning faith, spirituality, religion, hope, humanity, social justice, belief and non – belief. The Blake Prize presents an aesthetic means of exploring the wider experience of spirituality and all this may entail through the visionary imagining of contemporary artists.