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13 September 2016

A prize pool of $7,500 is on offer for artists that enter the 2016 Wangaratta Art Show, which coincides with the 2016 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Appin Park Wangaratta, the competition is open to all Victorian artists, with a maximum of  five entries per artist. All entries, other than the winner of the acquisitive prize, should be available for sale.

Prizes include:

  • $3,000 prize for oil or acrylic painting
  • $1,500 prize for watercolour or gouache painting
  • $1,500 acquisitive prize for pastel painting
  • $500 prize for work in any other two-dimensional medium (eg collage, textiles)
  • $500 prize for drawing or printing
  • $500 prize for a painting, drawing or print of some aspect of North East Victoria
  • $500 prize for black and white photography

Winners will be judged by renowned landscape artist Ern Trembath and announced at the exhibition opening on Thursday 27 October.

A $10 entry fee applies and artists are responsible for delivering their work to the gallery.

Entries close 6pm on Friday, 14 October 2016.

Visit the Wangaratta Art Show for details