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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.


Key Dates



Judging Panel



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.

Prizes


Open Section

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.

Tertiary Section

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.

Student Section

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.

Further Information


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)
Email: silkcutlino@gleneira.vic.gov.au
www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/silkcut
Phone: (03) 9524 3333.