River of Reconciliation – Art Award

River of Reconciliation Art Award

Calling all Widjabul Wia-bal, Nyangbul and Bundjalung  Artists 

We are thrilled to invite you to submit an artwork for our “River of Reconciliation” art award.  This exciting opportunity will not only showcase your artistic talent but also promote reconciliation within our local community through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). The selected artwork will be featured in our RAP and may be utilized for not-for-profit advertising and merchandise, inspiring conversations about reconciliation while supporting environmental conservation and sustainable practices.

Artwork Theme

We are seeking artwork that authentically represents the essence of the Richmond River catchment. Your creation should reflect the natural beauty and significance of the region while embodying the concept of reconciliation. We encourage you to explore the harmonious relationship between the land, the river, and the people living and working in this area. The artwork should convey the powerful message that reconciliation can contribute to the betterment of our community and the environment we call home.

Submission Guidelines

  • Eligibility: This call is open exclusively to Widjabul Wia-bal, Nyangbul and Bundjalung Artists from the local area.
  • Artwork Medium: We welcome submissions in any two-dimensional medium, including but not limited to painting, drawing, digital art, and mixed media.
  • Artwork Specifications: The artwork should be submitted as a high-resolution image, suitable for printing purposes.
  • Submission Deadline: Please submit your artwork no later than 31 October 2023 to eo@richmondlandcare.org
  • Artwork Details: Along with your artwork, provide a brief description highlighting how your piece represents the theme of reconciliation and the Richmond River catchment.
  • Winners will be announced in December 2023.


  • The selected artist will receive a generous cash prize of $1500.
  • Acknowledgment and promotion across our social media channels and local press.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the community by fostering reconciliation and environmental conservation.
  • Additionally, a junior art prize of $300 will be awarded to encourage young artists to participate
  • The artwork will feature prominently in our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
  • It may also be utilized for not-for-profit advertising and merchandise to promote reconciliation.

How to Enter

Please complete this form and include a good-quality attachment of your artwork.

To submit your artwork Click Here

We look forward to receiving your submission and witnessing the power of your art in fostering reconciliation within our community. Together, let’s celebrate the beauty of the Richmond River catchment and demonstrate how working together can create a brighter and more sustainable future for us all.

For More Information

For more information or inquiries, please feel free to reach out to Kath Kermode, the project coordinator, at eo@richmondlandcare.org.

This project has been assisted by the Aboriginal Benefits Foundation.

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