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EXHIBITION: Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art 2019

Nillumbik Shire Council presents the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art, a biannual acquisitive art prize open to emerging and established artists working in any medium across Australia. Artworks, responding to the themes of Place and Space can take any form, including (but not limited to) sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, photography, installation, sound digital, video, performative. The Prize is presented in association with Montsalvat.

Three monetary prizes are applicable to the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art including:

Open Prize:                         $20,000 acquisitive 

Local Prize:                         $10,000 acquisitive

People's Choice Award:    $500 cash prize sponsored by Montsalvat               

The judges for this year’s prize are: Godwin Bradbeer, artist, Charlotte Day, Director, Monash University Museum of Art  and Danny Lacy, Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery       

Barn Gallery, May 30 - July 21

Exhibition Opening: Thursday May 30, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Light refreshments provided
All welcome