Event Date

Saturday 01 October 2022
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Free entry

2022 Canning Art Awards Free Exhibition

The City of Canning's Art Awards provides upcoming artists with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, as well as a chance to share in a huge range of sponsored cash prizes. The Awards showcase some of Western Australia’s best artists, a number of which we are proud to say are local to the Canning district! This professionally curated exhibition provides viewers with a powerful show of high calibre and diverse artworks. ✨

Come along to the Riverton Library and visit the free exhibition which runs for 8 days with over 200 pieces to view, and purchase!

Be sure to vote for People's Choice for both Adult and Youth entries using the iPad or paper slips provided.

Artists aged 12 and over have submitted works across the following categories:
🎨 Painting
✏ Drawing
🎠 3D Sculpture/Textile
🖼 Mixed Media
📸 Photography
💻 Digital Art

Plus see the winners of the:
✔️ City of Canning Resident Award
✔️ People's Choice Award (Adult or Youth)
✔️ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award

Exhibition Open:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 9am - 7pm
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday | 9am - 5pm
Sunday 2pm - 5pm*

Sales Desk Open:
💰 10am - 3pm daily with the exception of Sundays *
💳 Accepts credit card payments only (in full - no part payments or cash).
Purchased artwork can only be collected at the conclusion of the exhibition on 9 or 10 October.
All entries are for sale with the exception of most youth entries.

📣 All enquiries to:
Phone: 1300 422 644 | events@canning.wa.gov.au
*Times are subject to minor revision.


WINNERS FOR 2021 ️🥇️🎉


  • Celebrating 150 Years Award Alison Hanrahan – “Kent Street Weir – A Canning Icon”
  • City of Canning Acquisition Award Alana Jones – “Willy Wagtail”
  • Canning Resident Award Tessalonica Budiardja – “Bread n’ Milk” 
  • ​Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Award Lea Taylor – “Djarlgara Bilya Koort Boodja”
  • ​Adult People's Choice Award Chris Taylor – “Pals”
  • ​Youth People's Choice Award Xiaoran Gao – “Love from Rabbit”


  • Bowra & O'Dea Adult Painting Award Noelene Regan – “Chalk Hill”
  • Stockland Riverton Adult Drawing Award Lauren Blick – “Pink & Grey” (NA)
  • Adult 3D/Sculpture Award Julia Andrijasevich – “Facade”
  • Adult Mixed Media Award Emily Crawford – “A History of Supressed Voices”
  • Bankwest Adult Photography Award Clinton Price – “Non-Place”
  • Adult Digital Art Award Breyon Gibbs – “Jimi”


  • Stockland Riverton Youth Painting Award Ai Leng Lee – “Lucas”
  • Bankwest Youth Drawing Award Jade Watson – “My Mother’s Green Cardigan”
  • Dr Jags Krishnan Youth 3D/Sculpture Award Ammon Murner – “Abandoned”
  • Youth Mixed Media Award Year 10 Visual Art Extension Willetton Senior Highschool – “RISO Portrait Artist Book
  • Bill Johnson Youth Photography Award Evanee Clegg – “Whiskey Tunes”
  • Youth Digital Art Award Emily Raymond – “City of Canning Heritage Sites”
Riverton Library has ample parking, ACROD bays, toilets and accessible toilets, places to sit and room to explore.
While you are in the area, check out the Canning Arts Group, located just across the road on Riley Road.
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