SUNSHINE COAST ART PRIZE 2016: Caloundra Regional Gallery

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.

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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.

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