2015 Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints
Australia's richest printmaking prize continues in 2015. Below is all the information you need to enter all sections (Open, Tertiary & Student) or follow The Award through to presentation night - 4th September, 2015.
- 5 June (5pm) Closing date for entries
- 15 July All entrants notified of pre-selection results
- 20-22 August Receipt of artworks at Glen Eira City Council Gallery. (For specific drop-off times please see Conditions of Entry)
- 4 September Exhibition opening/Awards presentation. Announcement of winners and acquisitions. 6:30pm
- 20 September Exhibition closes at 5pm
- 21 - 22 September Collection of exhibited works (10am ? 5pm). No work will be available for collection, either by artists or their agents, outside these dates unless by appointment with Glen Eira City Council Gallery. You must phone the Gallery and arrange a pickup time in advance.
- Dr Vincent Alessi
Curatorial Manager,The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne
- Jane Alexander
Gallery Director, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
- Rosalind Atkins
Artist and Lecturer, Gippsland Centre for Art & Design, Faculty of Education & Arts
Presentations & Exhibition
4?20 September 2015
Glen Eira City Council Gallery (Glen Eira Town Hall), Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield, VIC.
All entrants are invited to the official opening and announcement of prize-winners to be held from 6-8pm on Friday 4 September 2015.
Grand Prize (Acquisitive): the winner may choose either: An artistically-based trip to Amsterdam valued at $10,000 including return air
fares, 10 days? accommodation, organised tours and activities and $1,000 spending money OR a monetary prize of $8,000.
Purchase Prizes: Up to $5,000 for the Silk Cut Foundation collection, forming an ongoing gift to the National Gallery of Australia.
One Tertiary Student Acquisitive Award of $1,000 will be selected by the judges and presented. The winning work will form part of the ongoing gift to the National Gallery of Australia.
Up to three acquisitive Silk Cut Student Awards will be presented.
The winners will each receive a Silk Cut Award Trophy and Certificate of recognition
and their school will receive a monetary prize of $2,500 for their art department. All winning works will form part of the ongoing gift to the National
Gallery of Australia.
Commended Works (student section): Up to four commended works will be selected by the judges (non-acquisitive). These entries will receive publication and a certificate of recognition.
Diane Soumilas. Award Manager.
Glen Eira City Council Gallery
(Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads), Caulfield VIC 3162
Monday?Friday: 10a.m.?5p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1p.m.?5p.m. (Closed public holidays)
Phone: (03) 9524 3333.