The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016 finalists will be showcased in an exhibition that will include some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists.
This year’s Prize offers a major prize of $25,000 sponsored by Audi Centre Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council plus a residency at Montville Country Cabins. The winning work is added to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection.
A non-acquisitive Highly Commended $5,000 prize sponsored by the Proost- De Deyne family and People’s Choice $2,500 prize are also on offer.
The 40 finalists selected from a record 625 entries encompass a diverse range of media including painting, photography, printmaking, textiles and watercolour.
The exhibiting artists represent an exciting mix of established and emerging practitioners from across the country, including six Sunshine Coast based artists.
Check the website for further details.
Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016
10am to 4pm - Wednesday to Sunday
Thursday 18 August to Saturday 2 October
Caloundra Regional Gallery
HORIZON festival of arts and culture
2-11 Sept 2016
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29 Aug 2016 - Get set to Colour the Street in Nambour
26 Aug 2016 - Opening night celebrations to light up the heart of Caloundra
25 Aug 2016 - Last chance to secure tickets to the Kransky Sisters at Lake Kawana Community Centre
24 Aug 2016 - Lantern making fun at Caloundra Library
22 Aug 2016 - Immerse yourself in art, food, music and more at Horizon festival workshops
15 Aug 2016 - 220 events, 10 days, 12 locations – full Horizon festival program out now
08 Aug 2016 - The Kransky Sisters to wow audiences with Tunes from the Tube
Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
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