Redland Art Awards is a biennial contemporary painting competition open to all Australian artists. Presented by Redland Yurara Art Society and Redland Art Gallery, Redland Art Awards 2012 features four non-acquisitive prizes. $10,000 is awarded as first prize with runner up awards of $4,000 and $2,500 as well as the Meredith Foxton People's Choice Award of $500.
First held in 1981, Redland Art Awards was established by a small group of local artists in 1962 known as Redland Yurara Art Society Inc, one of Queensland's oldest art groups. With a current membership base of 120 the society runs an active workshop and exhibition program from its studio at Pinklands Reserve, Thornlands.
Now celebrating its 28th year the competition is showcased at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland. Opened in 2003, Redland Art Gallery is a vibrant cultural destination with a varied exhibition program of innovative and traditional works of which
Redland Art Awards is a program highlight.