The Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize (KAPP) - 51st Anniversary 

The 51st Annual Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize winners have been announced.

On Saturday 2nd July, over 250 people attended the Opening night of KAPP 2022.

This year saw over 200 entries across 13 categories. Congratulations to this year’s winners.

A number of events are being held during 3 – 16 July 2022 including workshops with local artists and morning teas. Event information can be found here.


Photographic Prize – OVERALL WINNER
“The Red Road” by Phillip MacKenzie

“To Your Scattered Bodies Go” by Michael MacRae


Photographic Prize - Landscapes
Sponsored by : Kimberley Ports Authority
“Painted Sky” by Belinda Cook

Photographic Prize - Portraits
Sponsored by : Vision Power
“Culture Without Boundaries” by Sian Edwards

Photographic Prize - Flora and Fauna
Sponsored by : Buckley's Earthmoving
“The Symphony of the Sea Snail” by Kate Carr

Photographic Prize - Youth (25 and under)
Sponsored by : Pearl Shed Framing
“The Lookout” by Eric Goodchild

Photographic Prize - Open Non-Kimberley
Sponsored by : Mount Gibson Iron Ore
“Best Mates” by Tim Mummery

Photographic Prize - Snap and Send (5 Winners)
Sponsored by : Shire of Derby/West Kimberley
- Allee Proud for “Wet Season Sunrises”
- Bridget Johnston for “Echidna Chasm”
- Christian Bidewell for “Sun Rays on the Marsh”
- Gracie Waldron for “Gantheum moon”
- Susannah Kempton for “Horse Bandit”


Art Prize - Painting on Canvas
Sponsored by : Derby Plumbing and Gas
“Under Threat” by Heather Murchie

Art Prize – Works on Paper
Sponsored by : Kimberley Ports Authority
“Iconic Beauty” by Jessica Bidewell

Art Prize - Open Non-Kimberley
Sponsored by : Mitchell Plastic Welding
“Ghost gums at dusk on Nyul Nyul Country” by Liesel Arden

Art Prize - Mixed Media
Sponsored by : Australia's North West Tourism
“Keeping Score : Derby Tigers” by Naomie Hatherley

Art Prize - Boab Nut Carving
Sponsored by : Kimberley Arts Network
“Tidal Barramundi” by Jacob Watson

Art Prize - Youth (under 18)
Sponsored by : Kimberley Pharmacy Services
“You tried to make me scared of hell. But I’m Living here” by Hallie Griffiths-Moore

Art Prize - Emerging Artist (18-30 years)
Sponsored by : Buru Energy
“Goordim and Woorrilbem” by Delany Griffiths