CALL OUT: Fishers Ghost Art Award 2014

The annual Fisher’s Ghost Art Award is a highlight of Campbelltown’s annual Festival of Fisher's Ghost. This year marks the 52nd year of the award, with prize money in excess of $40,000. The major prize is the open award and the winning artist is awarded $20,000, with the work becoming part of the Centre’s permanent collection.

Entries close 19 September 2014

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Open Award $20 000
Sponsor: Campbelltown City Council & Friends of Campbelltown Arts Centre
Open to all artists and awarded to one work. The winning work is acquisitive to Campbelltown Arts Centre (C-A-C).
Size limitations - 250cm (h) x 250cm (l) x 250cm (d)

Contemporary Award $3000
Sponsor: Marsdens Law Group
Artworks can be any style or medium created in a contemporary style.
Size limitation - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)

Macarthur Award $3000
Sponsor: Campbelltown Catholic Club
Open to any artist living in Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly working in any style or medium.

Drawing & Printmaking Award $3000
Sponsor: Clintons Motor Group
Artworks must be in the medium of drawing or printmaking.
Size limitations - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)

Traditional Award $3 000
Sponsor: Cameron Brae PTY LTD
Artworks must be created in a traditional style of landscape, portrait or still-life.
Size limitations - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)

James Gleeson Surrealism Award $5000
Sponsor: Michael and Marilyn Reardon-Small with acknowledgement of the Gleeson O'Keefe Foundation

The James Gleeson Surrealism Award has been establishged to promote surrealist practices within contemporary art in Australia. The award is open to artists who have a practice in painting, drawing and collage with a strong influence and foucs on surrealism. Surrealism is defined as an artistic style that explores the subconscious mind free of intentional logical meaning. The award will be selected under this definition and is open to any artist living in Australia and working with the above mentioned mediums.
Size limitations - 250cm (h) x 250cm (l)

Macability Award $500 + 10 hour mentorship
Sponsor: Macarthur Disability Services
Open to artists with a disability. Artworks can be in any style or medium.
Size limitations - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)

Photography Award $1 000
Sponsor: Rotary Club of Campbelltown
Artworks must be in the medium of photography.
Size limitations - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)

Sculpture Award $1 000
Sponsor: Coonamble Shire Council
Artworks must be in the medium of sculpture.
Size limitations - 150cm (h) x 150cm (l) x 150cm (d)

Aboriginal Art Award $1 000
Sponsor: Liberal Party Councillors
Open to any Aboriginal artist born or living in New South Wales working in any style or medium.

Campbelltown Emerging Artist Award-$1 000
Sponsor: Labor Party Councillors
Awarded to artists living in the Campbelltown LGA, under 30 years of age, using the City of Campbelltown as their theme, working in any style or medium.

Primary Students Award- 3 X $125
Sponsor: Rotary Club of Ingleburn
Size limitations - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)
Three awards to be used for C-A-C's workshop program

Secondary Students Award- 4 X $140
Sponsor: Wests Leagues Club
Size limitations - 200cm (h) x 200cm (l)
Four awards to be used for C-A-C's workshop program

 

Find out more: www.campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/FishersGhostArtAward

 

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