Bellingen Community Arts Council Members’ Art Prize 2018

2017 Grand Prize winner John Tuckwell

2017 Grand Prize winner John Tuckwell

The Bellingen Community Arts Council Members’ Art Prize will be held at the Nexus Community Gallery, Old Butter Factory, Bellingen from June 24 until July 20.

This is a reminder that the deadline for entry forms is Friday June 15. The deadline for delivery of artworks is the following week, June 22.

The Art Prize is open to all members of the Bellingen Community Arts Council, so if you’re not a member, now is the time to join and get your entry form in by June 15.

There is a total of $4,500 in prize money to be awarded.  The Grand Prize is $2,000 and is donated by Affirmations Publishing House. Then there are $500 prizes for each of the categories: painting, works on paper, digital and photographic art, 3D, and People’s Choice.  We are grateful for the support of Affirmations Publishing House and the Woodcraft Gallery, Bellingen.

Our judges this year are Shellie Kelly and Trevor Weekes.  Shellie is a well-known local artist, teacher and patron of the arts.  Trevor is based in Newcastle and is a painter, sculptor and lecturer at the University of Newcastle. Both of our judges have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their field and we are delighted to welcome them to this year’s Members’ Art Prize.

Entry forms are available at Nexus Community Gallery in Bellingen, or on our website www.bcac.org.au.