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The Moreton Bay Region Art Awards is an annual acquisitive art prize and exhibition proudly supported by the Moreton Bay Regional Council. The Art Awards offers two acquisitive prizes of $7,500 and two supplementary $1,000 prizes for a Local Artists and a People’s Choice Award. The Moreton Bay Region Art Awards is an important feature in the cultural landscape of the region and has featured many prominent and emerging artists in its 22 year history.

Exhibition

The Moreton Bay Region Art Awards is an annual art event that attracts entries from all over Australia. The works cover a diverse range of art forms with artists working in sculpture, painting, drawing and photography of every description.

Bookings will be taken nearer to the exhibition date.

Date

21 May - 28 May 2016

Time

Daily: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Opening event

Friday 20 May 2016. Doors open at 6.00pm.

Location

Strathpine Community Centre - 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (entry and free parking via Mecklem Street)

Contact

Pine Rivers Art Gallery
Ph: (07) 3480 6941

How to enter

Entries are now open - Apply now

Online entry registration closes 11.59pm 1 March 2016 

Categories

  1. Photography / 2D Digital Art / Computer Art
  2. 2D - Two dimensional works
  3. 3D - Three dimensional works

Prizes

  • Two acquisitive prizes
    $7,500 awarded from any of the three categories, with the winning works becoming part of the Moreton Bay Region Art Collection. All artists are eligible.
  • People's Choice Award
    $1,000 prize as the result of a public ballot counted at the end of the exhibition. All artists are eligible.
  • Local Artist Award
    $1,000 non-acquisitive merit certificate. Awarded to an eligible local artist (Moreton Bay region) in any of the three categories.

Delivery of finalist artwork for the exhibition

  • Personal delivery
    Date: Wednesday, 11 May 2016
    Time: 10.00am - 6.00pm
    Location: Strathpine Community Centre - 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (access via Mecklam Street)
  • Courier delivery
    Date: Monday, 9 May and Tuesday, 10 May 2016
    Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
    Location: Pine Rivers Art Gallery - 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (access via Mecklam Street)

Collection of finalist artwork

  • Collection in person / private agent
    Date: Monday, 30 May 2016 (except acquisitions and sold artworks)
    Time: 11.00am - 6.00pm
    Location: Strathpine Community Centre - 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (access via Mecklam Street) 
  • Collection by courier
    Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2016
    Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
    Location: Strathpine Community Centre - 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine (access via Mecklam Street) 

Finalists

The finalists for the 2015 awards can be viewed online:

View the 2015 finalists

Past award winners

Art awards

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