Image: Paul Snell, Intersect #201504,
A lambda print face-mounted to 6mm plexiglass.
In 1972, the Whyalla Art Prize was established by the Whyalla Arts Council. Originally designed to promote regional emerging artists, the prize has flourished and developed into a significant award and is seen as an important exhibition of contemporary arts in Australia.
Discovering new talents, invigorating artistic passions while supporting our national artists has seen the Whyalla community acquire an impressive and notable collection of artworks in iconic styles that reflect the spirit and the changing face of Australia.
The Whyalla Art Prize is a biennial prize open to all Australian residents for wall-based artwork in any medium other than photography.
The 2017 Whyalla Art Prize exhibition will open at the Middleback Arts Centre Saturday, September 30 and will run until December 2nd. The winner of the 2017 Whyalla Art Prize will be announced on Monday, October 9.
2017 Whyalla Art Prize
To be opened by Anthony Peluso,
Arts Programs Director, Country Arts SA
2017 CITY OF Whyalla Art Prize Winner
Announced by Mayor Lyn Breuer
The 2017 Whyalla Art Prize judging panel includes:
Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of South Australia
Dr Melentie Pandilovski, Director, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier
Paul Snell, 2015 Whyalla Art Prize winner
Monday 9 October 2017
6 – 8 pm
Middleback Arts Centre Foyer
141a Nicolson Avenue, Whyalla
RSVP Friday 6 October to [email protected]
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