The Collie Art Gallery has once again launched one of regional Australia’s richest indivudal art prizes, following the success of the inaugural 2018 edition, which drew more than 500 entries nationally and attracted hundreds of visitors to the town.
The $64,000 total prize pool includes the acquisitive $50,000 Collie Art Prize (CAP2020) sponsored by the Collie Community Bank, two non-acquisitive Rotary Prizes, Whispering Pines People’s Choice Prize and the Collie Art Gallery Packers’ Prize.
The Gallery is now calling on artists throughout the country to begin working on their pieces to address the theme of ‘Identity’. Entries open 31 October 2019, close 3 January 2020.
CAP2020, Rotary and Packers’ prize winners will all be announced at a gala event 29 February 2020. People‘s Choice to be awarded following the exhibition close.
An exhibition of the winners’ and finalists’ work is on show 10 am – 4 pm, seven days a week from 1 March until 5 April 2019. Entry fees apply.