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Call For Entries To Gosford Art Prize 2015 And Launch Of The Inaugural Gosford Ceramics Prize
2015 is the 16th time it has been held at the Gosford Regional Gallery and this year marks a new era for the Prize. In response to the changing nature of art practice, artwork entry categories have been eliminated, opening the Prize up to artworks in any medium.
Prize Money Increased By More Than $6,000
Phil Cantillon, Gosford City Council’s Manager of Culture said this is the first time that all entries will be eligible for a range of prizes including:
- First Prize increased from $10,000 to $15,000
- Second Prize of $5,000
- Two (2) Highly Commended Prizes of $1,000 each
- The Packers Prize of $300
- The People’s Choice Award
“The overall prize money has increased by more than $6,000 this year. This is a great opportunity for artists and we are proud to be supporting and showcasing their work through this major art event.
Inaugural Gosford Ceramics Prize
“2015 also marks the launch of the Gosford Ceramics Prize. This is a new $2,000 Prize for ceramic artworks which will be run as a separate competition but held in conjunction with the Gosford Art Prize.
“The Ceramics Prize has been created to honour the special interest in ceramics on the Central Coast and foster further development in this medium,” said Mr Cantillon.
“Ceramic artists may choose to enter work in either the Gosford Art Prize or the Gosford Ceramics Prize. Both Prizes are open to all Australian artists with the exception of employees of Gosford City Council.”
Registrations can be made online HERE
Alternatively hard copy entry forms are available from Gosford Regional Gallery. Full details of the conditions of entry are detailed both on the form and online.
Artworks must be delivered to Gosford Regional Gallery via the loading dock on 11, 12 or 14 September 2015 between10.30am and 3:30pm. Works will not be accepted outside of these times.
Sponsors & Supporters
The 2015 Gosford Art Prize and Ceramics Prize has been made possible through the support of:
- Gosford City Council
- Lend Lease Retirement Living
- Booth’s Motor Group
- The Friends of Gosford Regional Gallery Inc.
- Gittoes Real Estate
- Keane Ceramics
- Lemon Tree Picture Framing
- Deluxe Art Prints
- The Central Coast Potters Society
An exhibition of Finalists work will be presented at Gosford Regional Gallery from
26th September – 29th November 2015
–For more information CLICK HERE or call 02 4304 7550
Article Compiled by Gaye Crispin, Coast Times