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Be a part of SA's largest visual arts festival and share in over $1000 of prizes!

Simply submit your artwork online and be a part of the USASA 2017 SALA exhibition! Not only is this an awesome opportunity to see your work on campus and take part in a celebrated state-wide arts festival, but you also have the chance to win a share of $1000 in prizes. See the 2016 winners' work for some inspiration!

USASA will take care of the the SALA registration costs and exhibition organising- all you have to do is submit to the specifications!
Before submitting, read the brief for the submission specifications and further details.

Submissions are now closed!

Entries open 18 May and close 2 July.


Thanks to our fantastic sponsors three winning artworks, decided by student vote, will be awarded a share of $1000 in prizes, plus their artwork will be printed as large wall decals and displayed prominently on all UniSA campuses! 

3 X Prize packs valued at $365

= $150 cash + $150 Art Stretchers Products voucher + AGDA membership (RRP $65)



Gold Primary Supporter: Art Stretchers

Art Stretchers is an art store on Morphett Street Adelaide providing competitive prices, friendly service and advice. In store you will find Leading Brands of: Oils, Acrylics, Pastels, Inks, Gouache, Watercolours, Markers, Mediums etc, we also have an extensive range of canvases, papers, brushes, printmaking, drawing and sketching supplies.Take your current Student I.D. in store for 10% student discount.

Supporter: AGDA

The Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) is Australia's largest representative association of professional communication designers. AGDA is uniquely placed to assist emerging designers in their development as a professional.

Become part of the AGDA community by registering as a Student Member. Not only will you meet and learn from local, interstate and international colleagues, but AGDA runs a number of creative, business and professional practice presentations, exhibitions and workshop events, in areas such as Branding, Print, Digital, Interactive, Motion, Packaging, Advertising, Illustration, Typography and Photography.


  1. Create (or edit your existing artwork) to fit the brief specifications

  2. Submit via the USASA website

  3. If your work meets the requirements and conditions, you will be notified that you will be a part of the exhibition

  4. Exhibiting students’ work will be printed and displayed as an on campus student SALA exhibition (August). 

  5. Students and the public will be invited to vote for their favourite artwork

  6. At the completion of the exhibition, three winners will be announced based on votes.

  7. The three winning artworks will be printed as large wall decals and displayed prominently on all UniSA campuses


Competition Timeline

  1. Submissions open, 18 May – 2 July

  2. Successful submissions progressing to exhibition notified by July 14

  3. USASA Campus Art Competition SALA Exhibition Launch, 3 August

  4. Competition Voting Period, 3 – 30 August

  5. Winners announced following exhibition (dependent on approval times)

  6. Artwork installation across campuses, late 2017

Dates are subject to change

Original artwork for Art on Campus is 'Cosmic Fairyfloss' by Emma Cuppleditch, USASA Student Art Comp 2016

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