2014 Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards
The 39th annual Art Awards, supported by local industry, businesses and the community, is calling for entries between 30 October and 1 November 2014. With a lucrative prize pool of $34,750, the Awards are open to all artists over the age of 15.
Entry form and brochure available online below and at Gallery & Museum's front desk
Submissions are welcome in the following 4 sections:
Section 1: Easel Paintings
Section 2: Works on Paper
Section 3: Three Dimensional and Fibre Works
Section 4: Digital Works
QAL People's Choice:
Come along to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Monday to Saturday, 10am - 5pm, to view the '2014 Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards & Exhibition'.
Vote for your favourite pieces in 4 sections: (1) Easel Works; (2) Works on Paper; (3) Three Dimensional and Fibre Works; (4) Digital Works; to be in the running for a trip for 2 to Heron Island*.
Voting closes Wednesday 10 December at 12pm.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
Submission of entries (works and entry form together): 10am - 5pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 30 October to 1 November
Exhibition opens: 10am, Saturday 8 November
Judge's Floor Talk: 11.30am, Saturday 8 November
Judge's Illustrated Lecture: 2pm, Saturday 8 November
Official Opening & Awards Presentation: 6pm, Saturday 8 November
Exhibition closes: 5pm, Thursday 11 December
QAL People's Choice Award Winners Presentation: 6.30pm, Thursday 11 December (Private evening function, winners announced online afterwards. Terms & Conditions can be found below.)
Artists to collect entries: 10am - 5pm, Friday 12 - Monday 15 December
The 2014 Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards are possible thanks to:
MAJOR SPONSOR: Rio Tinto Alcan
GOLD SPONSORS: Queensland Alumina Limited, Murray & Wendy Schoenfisch, Australia Pacific LNG operated by Conoco Phillips, Gladstone Ports Corporation and Stage & Audio
SILVER SPONSORS: Multitrade, South Gladstone Rotary Club Inc., Elizabeth and Leo Zussino, Yaralla Sports Club, Christian Thomsen, Elders Gladstone, McMaster Refrigeration and CQUniversity
BRONZE SPONSORS: Gladstone Picture Framing, Wide Bay Australia Ltd., Queensland Energy Resources, HPD Creative and Diane Steenkamp
THE 2014 ART AWARDS ARE PROUDLY HOSTED BY: The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum and Gladstone Regional Council.