Live it Live

Live it Live will launch mid 2017 in the Illawarra, coinciding with a new Black Dog Suicide Awareness Initiative, working with the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative. We will have a call out to original musicians in the Illawarra to apply to compete to win a prize package that nurtures their career. Do youContinue reading “Live it Live”

Congratulations | Gitte Backhausen

Congratulations Gitte on being selected as a Finalist in the Blacktown City Art Prize 2016 for her painting “The Valley”. The opening night for the Finalists Group Exhibition is Friday 2nd December, 6pm. The exhibition continues Saturday 3rd December – Saturday 28 January 2017 Blacktown City Art Centre, 78 Flushcombe Rd Blacktown NSW. Visit my website for theContinue reading “Congratulations | Gitte Backhausen”

Congratulations | Megan Seres

Congratulations to our Gerringong-based artist Megan Seres whose portrait has won the Moran Art Prize. Well done Megan, what a great win! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-26/2016-moran-art-prize-winner-megan-seres-announced/7966200 Megan’s daughter Scarlett modeled as a as a colonial girl for the portrait, winning The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. Judge Doug Hall said the work was haunting. “It is subtle, it’sContinue reading “Congratulations | Megan Seres”

2016 Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Prize

Here at Wollongong Writers Festival, we are committed to amazing stories. That’s why we are pleased as punch to announce that we are running a Short Story Prize in 2016. This international short story prize is open to writers around the world regardless of age, genre or career stage. And the winner will be publishedContinue reading “2016 Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Prize”

Art Prize | City of Kogarah

The City of Kogarah Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize for painting in any medium, with an open theme and prizes valued at $14,000. It’s the Kogarah Art Prize’s fifth year in 2016 and we’re celebrating! To mark the prize’s fifth year the main Kogarah Art Prize has been increased to $10,000, bringing the totalContinue reading “Art Prize | City of Kogarah”

Call for entries: Pirtek Still-Life Prize, Bowral & District Art Society

PIRTEK STILL LIFE PRIZE BDAS 2016.doc BDAS is currently calling for entries to their Still-Life Art Prize. This year’s judge is Maryanne Wick and First Prize is $3000. Deadline for entries July 6. Click on link for details.

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize

A house museum and garden located in Nowra, Meroogal is a special place. It was greatly cherished by its owners, the Thorburn and Macgregor families, from February 1896 until its purchase by Sydney Living Museums in 1985. The prize pays tribute to the four generations of women who lived at the property for almost 100Continue reading “Meroogal Women’s Art Prize”

Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk

2016 EXHIBITION 23 September – 23 October 2016 CALL FOR ARTISTS OPEN NOW UNTIL 18 April 2016 HIDDEN is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that provides artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in Australia’s most historic and culturally significant cemetery. Rookwood Cemetery is interested in exhibiting works that respond to the themes surrounding theContinue reading “Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk”

Congratulations Anita Larkin

Anita Larkin’s work “The breath within me” has been selected for exhibition at THE BLAKE PRIZE.  The Blake Prize is an exhibition of contemporary artworks exploring themes of faith, spirituality, humanity and social justice. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Opening 13 February – 24 April 2016 CASULA POWERHOUSE ARTS CENTRE is a dynamic art space, with itsContinue reading “Congratulations Anita Larkin”

Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize 2016

Entries now open $50,000 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize 2016 One of Australia’s most loved and richest Portrait Awards returns in 2016. Entries now open $50,000 non acquisitive award for realistic portraiture. Entries close Friday May 6, 2016 Exhibition at Bega Valley Regional Gallery 17 June – 20 August 2016 Get entry form Like andContinue reading “Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize 2016”

Kiama Busking Competition | Entry time extended!

Come and join us for a busking* competition in Kiama. Open to all buskers, however entry priority will be given to Kiama based performers. Wednesday 7 January 2015 $5 entry fee (can be paid on the day) Entry is free if you have a current busking permit with Kiama Council. Competition rounds scheduled throughout theContinue reading “Kiama Busking Competition | Entry time extended!”