The NOW Shoalhaven Contemprary Art Prize is a bi-annual event run by Jervis Bay and Basin Arts and held at the Shoalhaven Arts Centre. The exhibition runs until July 8th. The exhibition showcases a vast variety of artwork – including paintings, sculptures, multimedia presentations and works in textiles.
We are privileged to have the mayor of the Shoalhaven, Amanda Findley, attend the opening event. We are very grateful to our judge, Kon Gouriotis, for the time and effort he has given to the exhibition. We would also like to thank our sponsors for their generosity.
The 3 main prizes this year have a combined value of over $7,500:
- Open Winner – $2,500 cash plus 2 weeks residency in Worrowing, (near Jervis Bay). The sponsors were JBBArts, Edmiston Jones Architects, Worr0wing residence.
- Emerging Artist – $1,000 cash plus training in web development and brand development. The sponsors were Wray Owen Funerals, Pepperpot Marketing and Webics.
- JBBArts Member Prize – $500 cash.