The Award

The Dawn Slade-Faull Award encourages and assists artists with a disability to pursue professional development in their chosen field. A single award of up to $3,000 is now made bi-annually, commencing 2019.

Selection is based on the artistic merit of examples of work from the two years prior to submission, and the potential for development of the artist.

Entries may be made by or on behalf of any person who is resident in South Australia and who has an intellectual, physical, psychiatric or sensory disability.

Entries for the Award are accepted via this website. Please read through the FAQs below before making your entry.


Entries Open: Monday 29 April, 2019

Entries Close: Friday 2 August, 2019

Winners Announced: Friday 6 September, 2019


How do I enter the Award?

What does the Award offer?

What are the Award entry criteria?

Budget of Proposed Expenditure

What support items are required to be submitted with your entry?

Why do I need to include a reference?

Can I start my entry then save and complete it later?

Who judges the Award?

How are artists informed about the outcome of their entry?