The $35,000 Doctor Harold Schenberg Art Prize will again be presented to one outstanding Hatched artist, enabling them to invest in the development of their practice through travel, research or production support.
Doctor Harold Schenberg (1930 - 2000)
Doctor Harold Schenberg was a respected Western Australian dermatologist, renowned art collector and passionate art benefactor. His support for promising talent continues through the awarding of an annual arts prize in his name. His donation to The University of Western Australia includes the establishment of a $35,000 arts prize to promote and assist up-and-coming artists. The substantial prize money allows the winner to invest in the development of their practice. UWA administers The Doctor Harold Schenberg Trust and financial administration of the Art Prize. In 2000, Doctor Schenberg was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from UWA in recognition of his distinguished services and contribution to the Arts.