Art Unlimited 2017 | Call for Entries08.02.2017
Image: 2016 winner of the Pro Hart Prize for Hanging Art, ‘Night Romp’ by Nancy Hunt
Organizers of Art Unlimited, one of regional Australia’s most exciting art events, are calling for entries from artists, photographers and ceramicists for the ninth annual competition to be staged in Dunedoo from 19th to 28th May.
Presented by Dunedoo Lions Club, Art Unlimited each year attracts entries from around Australia. The 2016 competition received more than 400 entries and large numbers of visitors attended the extended exhibition, many purchasing works from the wide range of expressions of art on display.
Prizes for Art Unlimited 2017 include:
- Pro Hart Prize for Hanging Art – $3000
- Photography Prize – $3000
- Ceramics Prize – $3000
- Peabody Wilpinjong People’s Choice Prize – $500
- Orana Arts Indigenous Artist Prize – $500
- Janace Holmes Family Memorial Prize – $250
- ABC Western Plains Prize – $250 voucher for ABC merchandise
Entrants are not limited to a particular theme, providing the work entered meets the competition’s Terms and Conditions outlined on the Art Unlimited website. Closing date for entry forms is Thursday 20th April and entries themselves must be received by Sunday 14th May. Key dates, delivery details and entry forms are available on the website.
The Art Unlimited exhibition will be held at Dunedoo Central School hall over 10 days. Judging will take place on Friday 19th May and winners will be announced at a ticketed preview reception that evening. Tickets for the preview reception are $35 and must be pre-booked online. The ticket price includes fine wines from Robert Stein’s renowned Mudgee Winery, and plentiful delicious food provided by hospitality students from Dunedoo Central School.
The exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday 20th May until Sunday 28th May between 9.30am and 4.30pm with an entry fee of $5 payable at the door.
Entry fees are $12 for each work entered with a limit of five entries per artist per category. Entry is open to artists aged 18 years and over.
For more information head to www.artunlimitednsw.com.au