Fisher’s Ghost Art Award 2024

2023 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award finalist exhibition, Campbelltown Arts Centre.  Image credit: Silversalt Photography

Exhibition dates: 26 October – 6 December 2024 

The Fisher’s Ghost Art Award is an annual art award and exhibition inviting artists to submit works in a variety of artistic categories and mediums. Now in its 62nd year, there is over $60,000 in prize money to be won across the categories. In 2024 the celebrated Open Award, which is acquisitive to Campbelltown City Council collection, is valued at $50,000. 

Over the years, the Open Award has been awarded to some of Australia’s most respected contemporary artists including Elisabeth Cummings, Khaled Sabsabi, Justene Williams, David Bromley, Marion Borgelt, Raquel Ormella, Tina Havelock Stevens, Kuba Dorabialski, Robert Fielding and most recently, Angela Tiatia. 

The Fisher’s Ghost Art Award coincides with Campbelltown’s annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. Held over ten days, the Festival dates back to 1956 and celebrates Australia’s most famous ghost – Frederick Fisher. 

All finalist works selected for inclusion in the exhibition will be available for purchase. 

Key Dates:

Entries Open – Monday 1 July 
Entries Close – Monday 26 August 
Finalists Announcement – Friday 20 September 
Finalist Artworks Delivered to C-A-C – Wednesday 16 October – Sunday 19 October
Award Announcement – Friday 1 November 
Exhibition open to the public – Saturday 26 October – Friday 6 December 
Collection of Artwork – Saturday 7 – Monday 9 December