Women’s Art Prize | 2015

Picture1CALL FOR ENTRIES | OPEN UNTIL 11 MAY 2015

EXHIBITION DATES | 29 May to 13 June

The City of Ryde proudly presents the fifth annual Women’s Art Prize.

Artists and members of the community are invited to apply for the prize and exhibition with artworks that respond to themes surrounding women.

Be inspired by the 2015 International Women’s Day theme: Make it Happen!

The exhibition seeks artworks work in all disciplines including painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, textile art, video and new media art. It is open
to artists and members of the community from either gender, 12 years and over.

The City of Ryde WOMEN’S ART PRIZE is part of the HUNGRY FOR ART FESTIVAL staged from 7 May to 13 June 2015.

OPEN CATEGORY – Winner $1000

Open to artists who identify as a professional or practicing full-time artist 18 years and over.

COMMUNITY CATEGORY – Winner $1000

Open to members of the community who, do not (yet) identify as a professional artist, 18 years and over. This category encourages those who study art, practice art as a hobby or as part of a community group.

YOUTH CATEGORY – Winner $500

Open to members of the community who identify as a student, hobby artist or professional artist between the age of 12 and 25.

LOCAL ARTIST AWARD – Winner $500

This will be awarded to an artist who lives in the City of Ryde. The recipient of this award can be selected from any category, but will be chosen after the selection of all other category winners. Other category winners will not be eligible to then win this award.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD – $250

Open to all applicants who are selected for the exhibition in any category. Audiences will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite artwork in the exhibition.

Artwork featured with logo:

Tianli Zu, Nüwa is Pregnant II (detail), 2012

100% cotton paper, painted with Chinese tea and ink, hand cut.

For more information go to: www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/wap

For further enquiries please contact Cassandra Hard Lawrie

0425 327 590 cor.artevents@gmail.com

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