Blake Prize

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Richard Lewer Wins 2014 Blake Prize

Richard Lewer has been awarded the 2014 Blake Prize ($25,000) for his moving new media work, “Worse Luck I’m Still Here”, depicting the story of an elderly Perth pensioner who was the lone survivor of a failed suicide pact with his... Learn more »

2014 Blake Poetry Prize Shortlist

Each year the Blake Society runs a poetry prize in conjunction with the New South Wales Writers' Centre. You can head over to the NSW Writers' Centre home page and peruse the shortlisted entries there. Go on, take a... Learn more »

Online Galleries

Sadly, our online galleries aren't working at the moment, but all of the finalist images are on our Facebook page! Go to and join in the fun. The fabulous image pictured here is Savanhdary Vongpoothorn's "All is... Learn more »

2014 Blake Prize Finalists Announced

The Blake Society is delighted to announce this year’s finalists. Judges Anne Ferran (artist), Alexie Glass-Kantor (curator), and Alex Norman (religion academic), said submissions had ‘cast aside the leaden notion of religions as simply... Learn more »

2014 Blake Prize Exhibition Opens 13 December!

This year’s judges had a big task in front of them, with over 950 entries from a diverse range of media, which they’ve honed into a list of 52 finalists. We’ll be announcing the finalists in early December, but make sure to come along to the opening of... Learn more »

Support the Society that Supports the Prize

Did you know that the Blake Society, which has supported the Blake Prize since its inception in 1951, receives no government funding and is not underwritten by a philanthropic trust or foundation? Find out here how you can help. Learn more »



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2014 63rd Blake Prize & 7th Blake Poetry Prize

Now open for entries!

2014 Entry Form