The Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award26.06.2013
Queanbeyan City Council extends an invitation to all artists and craftspeople who reside in the Queanbeyan, Palerang, Cooma Monaro or Yass Valley Local Government Areas to enter the Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Awards.
- The Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award $2,000
- Young Artist Award 16-24 years $1,000
- Indigenous Artist Award $1,000
- Highly Commended $250
- People’s Choice Award $250
The non-acquisitive awards aim to enhance recognition of, and offer a unique award to, Queanbeyan and region artists and craftspeople; particularly from emerging artists to mid-career artists. The awards will highlight, expose and promote the myriad of talented visual artists residing in the Queanbeyan region.
In 2013 Queanbeyan celebrates its 175th Birthday and as part of the celebrations Council has added two categories to the awards to support and encourage both young and Indigenous regional artists. Council encourages Queanbeyan artists to reflect on the theme of Aspects of Queanbeyan’s Heritage when considering their entry.
Previous winners include:
- 2008 Timo Nest
- 2009 Claire Primrose
- 2010 June Roblom
- 2011 Timo Nest
- 2012 Sharon Field
KEY DATES & INFORMATION
ENTRIES DUE: Tuesday 23 July, between 10am – 4pm
DELIVER TO: The Q Exhibition Space
ENTRY FEE: $30
Entries must be accompanied by a completed and signed entry form.
ENTRY FORMS: download here
CONTACT: Georgina Perri 6285 6170 / firstname.lastname@example.org