Artists from Far Western NSW and surrounding areas are invited to enter the 2018 Outback Archies!
An initiative of Outback Arts, the regional arts organisation for the far west, the Outback Archies is an annual art prize and exhibition now in its seventh year. This popular exhibition and art prize is all about celebrating the colour, creativity and spirit of our communities across the Far West.
2018 sees the new and exciting changes of 2017 continue such as new categories and bigger prizes involving exhibition and mentoring opportunities. Outback Arts has also partnered with neighbouring arts boards Arts North West and West Darling Arts to offer emerging regional artists in those areas the opportunity to be involved in such a high profile event.
Outback Archies Prize $1000
People’s Choice Prize $500 > sponsored by IGA
Packing Room Prize $500
Aboriginal Art Prize $500
Prizes are also awarded to:
First & second category prizes + exhibition opportunities
Open 2D > sponsored by Landmark Coonamble
Photography > sponsored by Waterford Ryan
Sculpture > sponsored by Northwest Vets
Ceramics > sponsored by CJ’s Country Kitchen
Thursday 30 August
NOTIFICATION OF SUCCESS TO EXHIBIT
From Friday 31 August
Friday 14 September
Monday 24 September – Friday 26 October
OPENING EVENT AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
Thursday 27 September from 5:30pm
EMAIL COMPLETED FORMS TO
If you’re an artist living in the Shire areas of Broken Hill, Central Darling, Bourke, Cobar, Brewarrina, Bogan, Walgett, Warren, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Warrumbungle, Narrabri, Wentworth and Moree Plains get your entry form ready and enter today!
Thank you to our local sponsors for getting behind our annual art prize including our major sponsors North West Vets, Waterford Ryan Solicitors, Landmark Coonamble, CJ’s Country Kitchen, Coonamble Supa IGA. We would also like to thank Western Herald, Coonamble Times and 2WEB Outback Radio for their support.