The Award

The Dawn Slade-Faull Award aims to empower South Australian emerging artists with a disability by providing financial support and encouragement to help them realise their potential in their chosen medium.

The Award aims to be flexible and respond to the changing needs of artists and the community.

In 2020, the year of COVID-19 and social distancing, the Award opened with an online SALA exhibition on this website.

The winner of the 2020 Dawn Slade-Faull Award was Jackie Saunders, and Jackie’s submitted work can be viewed here. The Trustees also Highly Commended the work of Marissa Munti, and Marissa’s submitted work can be viewed here

In 2021, a single award of $3,000 is on offer. Entries for the Award are accepted via this website. Please read through the FAQs before making your entry.


Entries Opened:  9 August 2021

Entries Closed:  20 September 2021 (midnight)

Winners Announced: TBA