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Media Release - Kimberley Artprize 2016

9th May 2016
Kimberley Art Prize 2015 Overall Winner 'Flying Change' by Craig Rochford

MEDIA RELEASE
KIMBERLEY ART PRIZE 2016 CALL FOR
ENTRIES

Artists of the Kimberley, Western Australia and beyond are invited to enter the Kimberley Art Prize 2016, as part of the Kimberley Creative Visual Arts Month.

Over $24,000.00 prize money is on offer with the Kimberley Art Prize overall winner standing to win $10,000.00 and the Browse Emerging Artist awarded $5,000.00 Category winners are ecah awarded $1,000.00 with $500 awarded to the Boab Nut Carving and firt place Youth.Kimberley Art Prize 2015 Overall Winner 'Martuwarra' by Sonia Kurarra


Shire of Derby/West Kimberley President Elsia Archer said the Kimberley Art Prize attracted a stronger arena of artists each year. "The Kimberley Art Prize showcases some fantastic works each year and the quality of entries just gets better and better. The Prize is a highly respected art award in the Australian arts industry an attracts artists from every corner of the country, in particular the Kimberley" she said.


The Kimberley Art Prize exhibition opening and presentation evening takes place on Saturday 2 July at Derby Civic Centre. Receipt of entries is on Wednesday 22 June.


Entry Forms for the Kimberley Art Prize and Kimberley Photographic Aware are available now from www.sdwk.wa.gov.au , Shire of Derby West Kimberley Administration Building, Derby Library, Derby Visitor Centre, Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre, Local art galleries and art centers around the Kimberley.


Categories:

OVERALL WINNER$ 10,000 Sponsored by the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley. Note: This is not an entered category. The winner is judged from all categories and becomes property of the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley.

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD$ 5,000Sponsored by Browse FLNG Development. Note: This is not an entered category. The winner is judged from all categories and becomes property of the Browse FLNG Development.
ABORIGINAL ARTIST AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Buru Energy Ltd
OILS AND ACRYLICS AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Art House Broome
WATERCOLOUR & PASTEL AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by H & M Tracey Construction Resources
MIXED MEDIA AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Ichthys Project
DRAWING AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored Sheffield Resources.
OPEN NON-KIMBERLEY AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Horizon Power
BOAB NUT CARVING AWARD$ 500Sponsored by Mt Gibson Iron Ore
YOUTH AWARD (10 to 17 years) $ 500Sponsored by Anglicare WA



PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation


ENDS

Picture Captions: Kimberley Art Prize 2015 Overall Winners "Flying Change" by Craig Rochford, "Martuwarra" by Sonia Kurarra


For more information please contact:


Shire of Derby / West Kimberley
Community Development Officer

Tel: 08 9191 0999
E: kimberleyartprize@sdwk.wa.gov.au


File TypeFile SizeFile NameFile Description
pdf1.9MBKAP_16_entryform.pdf2016 Kimberley Art Prize Entry Form and Information Guide

2016 Kimberley Art Prize Sponsors


Media Release - Kimberley Photographic Award 2016 Call For Entries

Kimberley Photographic Award 2015 Overall Winner 'Savannah Storm' by Kevin Smith
MEDIA RELEASE
KIMBERLEY PHOTOGRAPHIC AWARD 2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is calling all Australian photographers to enter the Kimberley Photographic Award 2016, as part of the Kimberley Creative Visual Arts Month.

The fifth photographic award invites amateur to professional photographers to submit images capturing the Kimberley across nine categories. The new Smartphone "Snap & Send" category is back this year an dis still free for smart phone users to enter and images can be sent directly from a phone.

Over $9,500.00 prize money is on offer with the Kimberley Photographic Award overall winner standing to win $2,000 plus a once in a lifetime flight across the scenic Bungle Bungles and Lake Argyle with Aviair.


Shire of Derby/West Kimberly President Elsia Archer said the Kimberley Photographic Award Competition was continuing to grow in size and prestige. "Photography is a popular hobby for many and the Shire believes this award provides an opportunity for photographers in our region to showcase their talents." she said

The Kimberley Photographic Award exhibition opening and presentation evening takes place on Saturday 18 June at Derby Civic Centre. Receipt of entries is on Wednesday 8 June.

Entry forms for the Kimberley Photographic Award are available now form www.sdwk.wa.gov.au , the Shire Administration Building, Derby Library, Derby Visitor Centre, Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre, Local Galleries and art centres around the Kimberley.


Categories:

OVERALL WINNER$ 2,000 Sponsored by the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley & Scenic flight over the Bungle Bungles and Lake Argyle Sponsored by Aviair.
KIMBERLEY LANDSCAPES$ 1,000Sponsored by Horizon Power
CHARACTER PORTRAITS$ 1,000Sponsored by Australia's Northwest Tourism
CREATIVE / ALTERED REALITY$ 1,000Sponsored by INPEX
BLACK AND WHITE$ 1,000Sponsored by Leamy Construction
FLORA or FAUNA$ 1,000Sponsored by RFF Australia
YOUTH (17 YEARS AND UNDER)$ 500Sponsored Sheffield Resources
OPEN NON-KIMBERLEY RESIDENTS (MUST BE KIMBERLEY RELATED)$ 1,000Sponsored by Buru Energy.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD$ 500Sponsored by Cone Bay Ocean Barramundi
Smartphone - Snap & Send1st Prize - water proof camera sponsored by Anglicare 2nd Prize - $150 voucher sponsored by Anglicare

END

Picture Caption: 2015 Kimberley Photographic Award overall winner "Savannah Storm" by Kevin Smith

For more information please contact:


Shire of Derby / West Kimberley


Tel: 08 9191 0999
E: kpa@sdwk.wa.gov.au


2016 Kimberley Art Prize Sponsors

File TypeFile SizeFile NameFile Description
pdf1.9MBentry_KAP_16.pdf2016 Kimberley Photographic Award Entry Form and Information Guide



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