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The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting

Entries open for the inaugural Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting on Monday 19 September.

The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting is a unique triennial art prize that aims to celebrate excellence and innovation in the watercolour medium.

This non-acquisitive prize is open to all Australian artists and selected finalists will be exhibited in the Webb Gallery, located within Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art at South Bank, Brisbane. 2017 marks the inaugural Bermingham Prize exhibition. The overall winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize generously donated by Elaine Bermingham.

‘Landscape’ is defined as any form of land or environment and does not exclude peopled landscape, seascape or urbanised and rural habitat. 

Artworks entered do not need to be representational; innovative and abstracted explorations of watercolour are encouraged.

KEY DATES

ENTRIES OPEN
Monday 19 September - Friday 4 November 2016

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
17 November 2016

EXHIBITION DATES
Thursday 9th February - Saturday 25th February 2017

AWARD NIGHT
Friday 10th February 2017, 6pm – 8pm

PRIZE/S
$20,000 - major prize (non-acquisitive)
$2,000 - two highly commended awards

TERMS
$50 entry fee - up to three works allowed per entry.
Open to all artists 18 years and over who are Australian Citizens or permanent residents

SUBMISSIONS
All entries for the prize can be submitted online:  www.berminghamprize.com.au