Eskleigh Announces New Tasmanian Art Award Value and Additional Prizes for 2015

Eskleigh Announces New Tasmanian Art Award Value and Additional Prizes for 2015
Eskleigh Announces New Tasmanian Art Award Value and Additional Prizes for 2015
Eskleigh Announces New Tasmanian Art Award Value and Additional Prizes for 2015
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The $8,000 Tasmanian Art Award is an art competition and exhibition held each year at Eskleigh Home near Perth, Tasmania with all works offered for sale to the public.

The $8,000 Tasmanian Art Award is an art competition and exhibition held each year at Eskleigh Home near Perth, Tasmania with all works offered for sale to the public.

The Exhibition will be held from Saturday 24th October to Monday 2nd November 2015, with a Preview Evening to open the exhibition and announce the Award winners to be held on Friday 23rd October 2015.

The $8,000 Tasmanian Art Award at Eskleigh is designed to promote Eskleigh by raising public interest and appreciation of Eskleigh’s work in the community. The Tasmanian Art Award is also intended to facilitate the public’s exposure to the artists’ work and to reward artists’ efforts with cash prizes and awards for excellence.

The Tasmanian Art Award is a significant event in the Tasmanian Arts Calendar and attracts artists with established reputations as well as new exhibitors. Last year over 200 entries were exhibited. All artwork is for sale and may be viewed during the public exhibition days.

The public may purchase or view the exhibition during the public exhibition days Saturday 24 to Monday 2 November 2015, open daily 10.00am – 3.30pm.

 Admission $7, Children free.

 Consistent public attendances of around 1,500 people view the exhibition each year.

With Eskleigh Foundation Inc. the major sponsor for 2015, the Tasmanian Art Award at Eskleigh offer the following awards: 

  • $8,000 Tasmanian Art Award
  • $1,000 Watercolour Prize
  • $1,000 Pastel Prize
  • $1,000 Acrylic Prize
  • $1,000 Mixed Media Prize
  • $1,000 Oils Prize
  • $1,000 Sculpture Prize
  • $   500 People's Choice Prize

We would like to encourage artists to enter their art pieces (see entry information below or visit the TAA microsite).

Artists Entry Information

Information Sheet

Entry Form

Biography & Artwork Description form