Art Awards 2019
The City’s annual Art Awards exhibition will be held from Saturday, 14 September to Sunday, 22 September 2019, showcasing more than 260 artworks by established and emerging West Australian artists, including local talent living in the City of Melville.
The 2019 exhibition marks the event’s 43rd year, providing an opportunity for artists of varied disciplines and backgrounds to participate in an open arts and cultural program and raise their profile with visitors to the event from the City and beyond.
Visit the exhibition at Level 2 of the City of Melville Civic Centre to check out the exhibition and enjoy artwork demonstrations and workshops across both weekends.
Opening hours are 10:00am to 4:00pm daily, except Sunday 22 September 10:00am to 2:00pm.
The major award attracts a prize of $5,000 and is acquisitive with the winning artwork becoming part of the City of Melville Art collection. The total prize pool is valued at $16,000.
Categories include Painting, Drawing/Printmaking/Mixed Media, Small Sculpture, and Photography. In addition there are prizes for local resident artists, young artists and People’s Choice.
Important dates for entrants:
- Artwork delivery: Saturday 7 September, 9am - 12noon
- Artwork collection: Sunday 22 September, 2-4pm
- Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation: Friday 13 September, from 6:30pm
- Exhibition: 14 September to 22 September
Please direct all enquiries to: Yvonne Doherty - Community Development Officer – Arts
1300 635 845 | 9364 0666
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