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Portland Art Prize & Simply Drawing Prize

Portland Art Prize

First Prize $650  |  Second Prize $350


This year artists entering the theme section are invited to interpret

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Artists are also asked to submit a 50 word summary of how their work interprets the theme for the judges consideration.
The Ron Bidwell Award – First Prize $650
The Mary Hampton Award – Second Prize $350

Entries Close 10 February 2023 for online entries and hard copy entries must be post marked on or before 3 February

  • Artists are permitted one entry only in this section.
  • Artists are asked to include a 50 word description of how their work interprets the theme.
  • The prizes will be awarded after independent judging takes place.
  • The judge will be announced prior to the Art Exhibition.
  • The judges’ decision will be final.

Sponsored by

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Simply Drawing Prize

Prize $300

Artwork must be a drawing and can be done using
pencil, charcoal or pen. Black & White only, back to basics

Entries Close 10 February 2023 for online entries and hard copy entries must be post marked on or before 3 February

  • Artists are permitted one entry only in this section. Artists are permitted three entries in total.
  • The prizes will be awarded after judging takes place by Joe Penn & Lesley O’Shea.
  • The judges’ decision will be final.

 

Sponsored by Joe Penn & Lesley O’Shea

Event Details

The event will once again be held in Portland’s beautiful Crystal Theatre. The building ensures a wonderful atmosphere for you to enjoy the art exhibition.

Exhibition times: 

Special Preview
Thursday 2 March 6:00pm-8:00pm (ticketed)

Opening Night
Friday 3 March 6:00pm – 9:30pm

General Exhibition
Saturday 4 March 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 5 March 10:00am – 4:00pm

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