landscape. figurative. still life.

Howard Searchfield

The Doyles showcase three categories of art in a 10 day exhibition presented in Mudgeeraba, Qld and online. All work is listed for sale and artists are supported with a variety of promotional opportunities. Winner of landscape category receives a non acquisitive cash prize of $10,000.

Please review our full terms and conditions detailed here.

Landscape 1st Prize: $10,000 2nd Prize: $3,000 3rd Prize: $1,000

Figurative 1st Prize: $1,000 2nd Prize: $500

Still Life 1st Prize: $1,000 2nd Prize: $500

People's Choice: $1,000

Award Ceremony

It’s an evening to remember. A glittering display of colour and light, and a mingling of like minds. A glass of champagne and some tasty treats... this is The Doyles Award Ceremony.

Artists are invited to attend the award ceremony, however because of covid limitations, The Doyles can only release a limited number of tickets. Please keep in touch on our social channels, website and emails to obtain tickets as they are released. If you are unable to attend, we will be broadcasting the award ceremony live on Facebook.

Artists names will be published on social media platforms and on this website.

Entry Criteria

Entries open to artists residing in Australia only.

Artwork must be original two dimensional paintings or drawings in any traditional medium (no digital work). Artwork(s) must not breach any copyright – this includes copies of professional artist’s work done in workshop settings. (No Giclée prints).

Entries must not exceed a 450cm perimeter measurement for adults and 200cm for juniors.

Artwork must have been completed within the last 12 months and must not have won a prize or be a finalist in any competition.

Artwork must be framed and ready for hanging with cord or wire.

Adult Categories

Landscape: Landscape, seascapes, built form
Figurative: Living forms including portraits, figurative, animals
Still Life: Inanimate objects such as florals, vessels, furniture, tools etc

Where there is a mixture of both living form and still life, it is at artist’s discretion which category to enter.

Key dates

Entries open1 March 2022
Entries close 5pm25 May 2022
In person artwork drop off19 - 20 June 2022
Freighted artwork deadline15 June 2022
Award Ceremony23 June 6pm (5pm Juniors)
Exhibition opens22 June 2022
Exhibition closes3 July 2022
People’s Choice Award3 July 2022
Artwork pickup3 - 4 July 2022


The preselection panel members and Judges for both the Adult Awards and Junior Awards change every year. They are a group of independent experts in their respective fields who display no bias or allegiance to any artist. Due to the large volume of entries, we are unable to provide individual feedback to the artist. We are unable to enter into any discussion about the selection of finalists and winners. The judges decisions are final.

The work will be judged based on

  • technical skill
  • a recognisable and relatable form and composition
  • individuality and creativity
  • that 'certain something' that makes you look twice, think about it, talk about it, or simply be amazed by the work

Judging will be done prior to exhibition opening, announced at Award Ceremony and published on this website.

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