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

This is the annual highlight of our regular Members Shows. The Art Prize offers generous prizes in many categories – Grand Prize, Painting, Works on Paper, Digital and Photographic and 3D.

To be part of this great opportunity please submit entry forms by 8 September www.bcac.com.au

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 2016 BCAC Member’s Art Prize

The Affirmations Grand Prize

$2000 Donated by Affirmations Publishing House
Chris Wilson ‘Five Minutes’ Oil on canvas

Section A Painting

$500 Donated by Kitty Krister
Richard Rees ‘Eucalypt’ Oil on Canvas

Highly Commended
Brett Butler ‘Peace of Mind’ Acrylic on canvas
Will Douglas ‘Wheel’ Oil on canvas
Polly Wells ‘Composition in Blue Green Grey’ Oil on linen

Section B Works on paper

$500 Donated  by Kitty Krister and Bellingen Gallery & Framing Studio
Andrew Lo ‘Nature’s Imprint’ Ink on Xuan paper

Highly Commended

Chris Hundt ‘Team Washday’ Acrylic
Carly Marchment ‘In the Dark’ Charcoal
Geoff Woodward ‘John Van Der Kolk’ Pencil

Section C Digital and Photographic

$500 Donated by Camp Creative
Peta Coe ‘Enigma’ Digital photograph

Highly Commended

Norman Heywood ‘In Need of Help’ Photograph
Andy Livemore ‘Red Dawn’ Digital art

Section D 3D

$500 Donated by Kitty Krister and the Coastal Claymakers
Alex Cowley ‘The Gas Man’ Leather, glass, copper

Highly Commended

Gyorgy Szerencsi ‘Wisdom’ Granite
Lyn Walsh ‘Raku Revealed’ Raku

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PO Box 469 Bellingen NSW 2454

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Old Butter Factory, Doepel St Bellingen
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