2023 USU Creative Awards
The 2023 USU Creative Awards are open for submissions!
Open to all students at The University of Sydney, the annual USU Creative Awards is the USU's largest creative arts prize, highlighting the very best of visual arts, writing, and music, from our student members. Curated by a Masters of Art Curating student, the USU Creative Awards exhibition is an incredible opportunity for students to showcase work to peers, industry professionals, and the local community.
The USU Creative Awards are divided into the categories Art, Music and Word with each category awarding the following prize amounts:
1st Prize: $1250
2nd Prize: $800
People’s Choice: $500
The USU Creative Awards exhibition will be presented at Verge Gallery located at the Jane Foss Russell Plaza, University of Sydney. The exhibition is open from 3–20 October and the presentation of awards will take place on 19 October. Verge will host public programs during the exhibition, showcasing the talents of students’ works in the categories of Art, Music, and Word.
Submissions close Sunday 6 August at 5:00pm (AEST)
Winners of the art, music and word categories will be announced on the 19 October.
Vote for the People’s Choice Award in the gallery from 3-19 October. Voting closes 19 October, 12pm (AEST).
Please read the terms and conditions before you apply.
If you require assistance with completing your application or have any questions,
please contact Verge Gallery.