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Media Release Kimberley Photographic Award 2015 Call for Entries

20th March 2015
Kimberley Photographic Award 2014 Overall Winner 'Team Mates' by
MEDIA RELEASE
KIMBERLEY PHOTOGRAPHIC AWRD 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is calling all Australian photographers to enter the Kimberley Photographic Award 2105, as part of the Kimberley Creative Visual Arts Month.

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.


Other award categories include Kimberley Landscapes, Character Portraits, Creative/Altered Reality, Black and White, Flora or Fauna, Youth, Open Non-Kimberley Residents, People's Choice and the Smartphone Snap & Send.


Shire of Derby/West Kimberley 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 and its long running sister exhibition competition the Kimberley Art Prize will take place as back to back events as part of the Kimberley Creative Visual Arts Month.


The Kimberley Photographic Award exhibition opening and presentation evening takes place on Saturday 20 June at Derby Civic Center. Receipt of entries is on Wednesday 10 June 2015.



Entry froms for the Kimberley Photographic Award and Kimberley Art Prize are availbale now from www.sdwk.wa.gov.au , the Shire Admin building, Derby Library, Derby Visitor Centre, Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre, Local Gallergies and art centres around teh Kimberley.


Categories:

OVERALL WINNER$ 2,000 & $500 Voucher Sponsored by the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley & Scenic flight over the Bungle Bungles and Lake Argyle Sponsored by Aviair.
KIMBERLEY LANDSCAPES$ 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)$ 500Sponsor Buru Energy
OPEN NON-KIMBERLEY RESIDENTS (MUST BE KIMBERLEY RELATED)$ 1,000Sponsored by Buru Energy.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD$ 500Sponsor INPEX
Smarphone - Snap & Send$ 100$100 Dick Smith Voucher
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD$ 500Sponsor INPEX

END

Picture Caption: 2014 Kimberely Photographic Award overall winner "In My Skin" by Katie Breckon

For more information please contact:


Shire of Derby / West Kimberley
Community Development Officer
Fay Whittaker
Tel: 08 9191 0972
E: fay.whittaker@sdwk.wa.gov.au


2014 Kimberley Art Prize Sponsors

File TypeFile SizeFile NameFile Description
pdf1.9MBentry_KAP_15.pdf2014 Kimberley Photographic Award Entry Form and Information Guide


Media Release Kimberley Art Prize 2015 Call for Entries

20th March 2015
Kimberley Art Prize 2014 Overall Winner 'Jinamoom' by Peggy Griffiths
MEDIA RELEASE
KIMBERLEY ART PRIZE 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES

Artists of the Kimberley, Western Australia and beyond are invited to enter the Kimberley Art Prize 2015, as part of the Kimberley Creative Visual Arts Month.

The prestigious art prize, now in its 45th year, is hosted annually by the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and has the distinction of being the longest running Art Prize in Western Australia as well as one of the most remote art competitions in Australia.


Award categories remain the same for 2015. They are Browse FLNG Development Emerging Artist, Indigenous, Oils and Acrylics, Watercolour and Pastel, Mixed Media, Drawing, Open Non-Kimberley, Boab Nut Carving, Youth Award (12-17 years) and People's Choice.


Over $24,000 prize money is on offer with the Kimberley Art Prize overall winner standing to win $10,000 with the Browse FLNG Emerging Artist awarded $5,000. Category winners are awarded $1,000 with $500 awarded to the Boab Nut Carving and First Place Youth.


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 int eh Australian Arts industry and attracts artists from every corner of the country, in particular the Kimberley" she said.


The Kimberley Art Prize and its sister exhibition the Kimberley Photographic Award will take place as back to back events as part of the Kimberley Creative Visual Arts Month.

The Kimberley Art Prize exhibition opening and presentation evening takes place on Saturday 4 July at Derby Civic Center. Receipt of Entries is on Wednesday 24 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, Debry Visitor Centre, Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre, Local art galleries and art centres areound 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.
INDIGENOUS AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Buru Energy Ltd
OILS AND ACRYLICS AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Art House Broome
WATERCOLOUR & PASTEL AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Areva Resources
MIXED MEDIA AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by INPEX
DRAWING AWARD$ 1,000Sponsor Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation.
OPEN NON-KIMBERLEY AWARD$ 1,000Sponsored by Horizon Power
BOAB NUT CARVING AWARD$ 500Sponsored by Anglicare WA
YOUTH AWARD (12 to 17 years) $ 5001st Prize sponsored by Anglicare WA



PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD$ 1,000Sponsor Mt Gibson Iron Ore


ENDS

Picture Captions: Kimberley Art Prize 2014 Overall Winner "Jinamoom" by Peggy Griffiths.


For more information please contact:


Shire of Derby / West Kimberley
Assistant Community Development Officer
Fay Whittaker
Tel: 08 9191 0972
E: fay.whittaker@sdwk.wa.gov.au


File TypeFile SizeFile NameFile Description
pdf1.9MBentry_KAP_15.pdf2015 Kimberley Art Prize Entry Form and Information Guide

2015 Kimberley Art Prize Sponsors


Invitation - Public Information Sessions on Shale and Tight Gas and Fraccing

13th March 2015
Department of Mines & Petroleum would like to Invite a Public Information Sessions on Shale and Tight Gas and Fraccing. By attending this information session you will have the opportunity to review up-to-date information, speak directly with government experts, ask questions and take information home. This is also an opportunity for you to share your concerns with government regulators.
Derby Session:
Tuesday, 24th March 2015 3:00pm to 7:00pm New Council Chambers, 68 Clarendon Street, Derby (located next to Small Business Center)

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