Members Art Prize. An art competition for members of the Bellingen Community Arts Council (BCAC), at Nexus Gallery, Old Butter Factory Bellingen.
 
Members Art Prize. An art competition for members of the Bellingen Community Arts Council (BCAC), at Nexus Gallery, Old Butter Factory Bellingen.
 

The BCAC Member’s Art Prize (MAP) is an annual art prize open to members of the Bellingen Community Arts Council. It has a generous prize pool donated from supportive local businesses and friends of the Nexus Gallery. Held in spring, there are five categories – The Grand Prize, Painting, Works on Paper, Digital and Photographic, 3D.

To enter the next Members Art Prize, download and fill out the entry form here.

Members Art Prize  17 September to 13 October 2017

Thank you to our judges who are Jo Besley, curator of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery and Sandra Pitkin a sculptor who has exhibited widely in Australia.

Winners of the 2017 BCAC Member’s Art Prize

The Affirmations Grand Prize

$2000 Donated by Affirmations Publishing House
John Tuckwell ‘Reconstructed From Memory’ porcelain

Section A Painting

$500 Donated by Kitty Krister
Gregory Coates ‘Ephemeral Light’ Oil on Linen

Highly Commended
Chris Hundt ‘The Red Dress’ Acrylic on canvas
Ann Jennings ‘Bellingen Pastoral’ Acrylic on canvas
Tonya McIver ‘On The Edge’ Acrylic on canvas

Section B Works on Paper

 $500 Donated by Kitty Krister
Penelope Lawry ‘Exodus’ linocut

Highly Commended
Andrew Lo ‘Bush Journey’ Ink on Paper
Bronwyn Rodden ‘Forest Sentinels’ Handmade Ink on Paper

Section C Digital and Photographic

 $500 Donated by Camp Creative
John Bennett ‘Remediation – Photography Didn’t Kill Painting’ Digital Photograph

Highly Commended
Peta Coe ‘Transfixed Domestrix’ Digital Photograph
Doerthe Jansen ‘Gelegele Apparante, Gunjur Beach, the Gambia’ Pigment Photographic Print

Section D 3D

$500  Donated by Kitty Krister
Beth Gibbings ‘Underneath’ Porcelain

Highly Commended
Sue Gorrell ‘The Way “Home”‘ Found Objects

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PO Box 469 Bellingen NSW 2454

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Old Butter Factory, Doepel St Bellingen
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