Muswellbrook, Singleton, and Upper Hunter Shire artists invited to enter 2017 Muswellbrook Local Art Awards

WINNER: Naomi Norris took out the Garry Philp Works on Paper Prize, with Jazzy, at the 2016 Muswellbrook Local Art Awards.
WINNER: Naomi Norris took out the Garry Philp Works on Paper Prize, with Jazzy, at the 2016 Muswellbrook Local Art Awards.

CALLING all Upper Hunter artists.

Time is running out to enter the 2017 Muswellbrook Local Art Awards.

The annual competition offers artists from the Muswellbrook, Singleton, and Upper Hunter Shires the opportunity to show off their best work from the past twelve months.

A total prize value of $6000 is split over six disciplines.

Each year a different guest adjudicator is invited to judge the entries received.

The Muswellbrook Local Art Awards has six prize categories, Viola Bromley Painting Prize - incorporating the Hunter Valley Printing Encouragement Prize; Garry Philp Works on Paper - incorporating the Elks Enterprises Encouragement Prize; Local 3D Prize - incorporating the Max Watters Encouragement Prize; Local Photography Prize – incorporating the Hunter Valley Hydraulink Encouragement Prize; Local Aboriginal Art Prize – incorporating the Berry & French Pharmacy Encouragement Prize; Esther Bellis Youth Prize – incorporating the Framing Good Encouragement Prize; and, The Muswellbrook Local Art Awards are an annual event.

For more information, visit www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/index.php/art-prizes/muswellbrook-local-art-awards/about-the-muswellbrook-local-art-awards