Kempsey Shire Art Prize
27 June–14 July 2013 - Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery and Gladstone Hall

Since its inception in 1986, the Kempsey Shire Art Prize has been a much treasured community event celebrating the wealth of creativity to be found in the Macleay Valley.

The first prize is acquisitive and the acquisitive prizes form the Kempsey Shire Council art collection. Local indigenous and non-indigenous, and interstate artists are represented in that collection and are displayed throughout Council offices and public spaces. Entries open to all artists.

Judge: Sue Mitchell - Director, Manning Regional Art Gallery

Art Prize sections

Kempsey Shire Art Prize $3,000

Acquisitive prize judged from all works entered.

  1. 3D Sculpture (any medium)
    First prize $1,000
    Highly Commended $100
  2. Painting (any medium)
    First Prize $1,000
    Highly Commended $100
  3. SJB Urban Photography Prize
    First Prize $1,000
    Highly Commended $100
  4. Macleay Argus Works on Paper
    First Prize $1,000
    Highly Commended $100

Youth Art Awards $1,000

Open to all youth in Kempsey Shire aged 12 – 24 years.

Acquisitive prize judged from all youth works entered.

  1. 3D Sculpture (any medium)
    First prize $250
  2. Painting (any medium)
    First Prize $250
  3. SJB Urban Photography Prize
    First Prize $250
  4. Macleay Argus Works on Paper
    First Prize $250

The 2013 Kempsey Art Prize is proudly sponsored by SJB Urban, Cassegrain Wines, Kempsey Macleay RSL, the Macleay Argus and Tank FM.   

For more information contact Olivia Parker, Community Projects Officer on 02 6566 3226 or olivia.parker@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Sponsors

The Macleay Argus logo Kempsey Macleay RSL CLub logoCassegrain Wines logoTank FM 103.1 logoSJB Urban logo

Previous Kempsey Shire Art Prize exhibitions