FAC PRINT AWARD // CALL FOR ENTRIES

March 10th, 2010 by Matt

FAC_PrintAwardsThe Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2010 – Supported by Little Creatures Brewing is now open for entries.

Established in the 70’s the FAC Print Award constantly raises the benchmark for for contemporary printmaking.  There can be great diversity in the works – lino prints will be found alongside genre-bending contemporary works.

The award continues to demonstrate that printmaking is alive and well in Western Australia and always attracts plenty of visitors not just from the local area but interstate.

“The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is an important event for artists in any stage of their career to present their work with their contemporaries,” says Elizabeth Delfs, FACPA Coordinator. “Be part of a national survey of contemporary print; and be part of a major promotional and professional experience which fosters further opportunities for artists.”

It can also be good for the artists’ pocket as well check out the details:

$12 000 Acquisitive Prize for the City of Fremantle Art Collection

$5 000 Non-acquisitive Prize

$6 000 Little Collection Acquisition Fund

$300 People’s Choice

Winners Announced: Exhibition Opening, 6:30pm Friday 24 September

Exhibition 25 September – 21 November 2010

Works will be selected and judged by:

Vernon Ah Kee: Artist, Brisbane

Kirrily Hammond: Curator, Collection, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Leigh Robb: Curator, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

Entry Closing Date: 5pm Monday 14 June 2010

Entry forms and conditions are available from Fremantle Arts Centre

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