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The Society of Artists Newcastle Art Prize 2017
Thursday 6 July, 2017 – Monday 10 July, 2017
The Society of Artists Newcastle INC. will be holding their Annual Newcastle Art Prize at the Adamstown Uniting Church Hall. The opening night and awards presentations will be on Thursday 6th July at 6pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and partake in the company of exhibiting artists and their guests, with over 250 works of art to view while enjoying the refreshments provided. This year’s exhibition judicator is Newcastle’s artist Rod Bathgate, the art show will be open Friday 7th to 10th July, the art show is a regular event in Newcastle every year since 1975 and show cases artists from the Hunter and further afield.
Proceeds from the Newcastle Art Prize 10% net profit is donated to the John Hunter Children’s Hospital Kids Club. If you would like to enter the Newcastle Art prize, entries are available on our web site, the closing date is 16th June 2017. Prizes totalling $6,800 will be awarded across a variety of sections, with the Newcastle Art Prize valued at $1500.
The Society of artists Newcastle INC is a community based, not for profit art group, we hold daily art classes Monday to Friday at our club house in Lambton Park, with professionally tutored art workshops most weekends. The weekly activities range from Portrait painters to Contemporary, also Chinese and Plein Air groups. If you are interested in art activities our web site www.societyofartistsnewcastle.com it will enable you to view our full range of activities. A friendly, helpful group will assist you in starting or continuing your artistic venture.
Opening night and awards presentations – Thursday 6th July at 6pm. $10 entry fee on opening night.
Art show open Friday 7th to 10th July. Entry fee by gold coin donation in aid of John Hunter Kids Club.
Feature image above – Colina Grant’s winning entry from 2016.