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Women's Art Prize Tasmania (RANT)

Summary

Re-launched in 2018, the prize aims to inspire, facilitate and celebrate the development of professional and emerging women artists in Tasmania.

Start Date

13th Mar 2019 9:00am

End Date

5th Apr 2019 5:00pm

Venue

Academy Gallery, Inveresk

RSVP / Contact Information

RSVP to Deborah.Sciulli@utas.edu.au


Image credit: Walker Designs

Exhibition guest opening speakers: Kitty Taylor, Women's Art Prize Tasmania, Georgie Hutchison, presenting the Zonta International Area 5 Emerging Artists Prize and Sarah Buckley presenting the $15,000 Trawalla Foundation Acquisitive Prize.
Exhibition opening: 6 to 8pm Friday 15 March
Exhibition dates: 13 March – 5 April
Exhibition curators: Kitty Taylor and Nathan Tucker
Exhibition artists: Sisters Akousmatica, Sharifah Emalia Al-Gadrie, Caroline Amos, Kelly Austin, Lucy Bleach, Aukje Boonstra, Edna Broad, Kathryn Camm, Jenny Dean, Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Nerissa Lea, Anne Morrison, Betty Nolan, Nicole O'Loughlin, Ariel Pascoe, Marilyn Patton, Micheila Petersfield, A.M. Phillips, Effie Pryer, Luisa Romeo, Ariel Ruby, Anna van Stralen, Mairi Ward, Joanne Wild, Katy Woodroffe

The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania is the state’s only female art competition. Re-launched in 2018, the prize aims to inspire, facilitate and celebrate the development of professional and emerging women artists in Tasmania. This prestigious and exclusive competition consists of three prize categories: a $15,000 acquisitive prize presented by the Trawalla Foundation, the $2500 Bell Bay Aluminium People's Choice award and the $1500 Zonta Emerging artist prize. Originally established in 2002 as Material Girl, The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania promotes awareness of culture, visual arts, women and gender issues across Tasmania. The prize is judged by a panel comprised of recognised arts industry professionals.

*PLEASE note Women's Art Prize Tasmania opens with Dark Rituals, Magical Relics (Ten Days Festival) exhibition.

Additional viewing times Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 1pm - 5pm.

Image credit: Walker Designs

Women's Art Prize Tasmania Partner logos - see caption


Academy Gallery
*Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Academy of the Arts, Inveresk, Launceston
University of Tasmania

Free Admission

University Art Museums Australia

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