Central Coast Australia

Central Coast News

NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize Back For 2018

Source: NSW Plein Air Painting Prize
Archived 15 Aug 2018 - Posted: 17 Jun 2018
The Parliament of NSW encourages all artists to enter this landscape painting prize, with finalists and semi-finalists exhibited at the Parliament of NSW, Sydney in October 2018.

The NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize is an acquisitive art prize of $20,000, awarded for the best ‘plein air’ painting of NSW subject. The NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize is an annual event and is recognised by plein air artists throughout Australia.

En plein air is a French expression that means “in the open air.” It is used by artists to describe the art of outdoor painting, capturing landscapes and views in natural light.

This allows the artist to engage with nature, and observe the transitory effects of light which can be recorded in the painting. Contemporary Australian artists paint ‘en plein air’ both in the bush and the city.

The NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize encourages artists to embrace the tradition and feel of ‘plein air’ to create new art works depicting subjects in the beautiful state of NSW.

Acceptable mediums include those traditionally associated with the practice of ‘en plein air’ painting (oil, acrylic, gouache etc.) and, to a lesser degree, work encompassing collage, drawing or other mixed media will be considered.  You may enter up to two works in the Plein Air Art Prize.

In both 2016 and 2017 one painting depicting a Central Coast scene were included in the Selected Finalists.

Entries will be accepted from Monday 2 July to Monday 6 August 2018 via electronic submission.

For more information, including important dates, conditions of entry and the entry form please visit the Plein Air website or phone 02 9230 2054.

This article archived 15 Aug 2018

 
Canton Beach Holiday Park Canton Beach Holiday Park Canton Beach Holiday Park Nature Lover's Paradise!

Recent News

Australian Food Safety Week - Food Safety Tips to Reduce Risk of Food Poisoning
Australian Food Safety Week - Food Safety Tips to Reduce Risk of Food Poisoning
Itís Australian Food Safety Week from 10 Ė 17 November 2018, the theme...
Erina's First Coworking Space Now Open
Erina's First Coworking Space Now Open
This boutique coworking space serves as the perfect location for solo-entrepreneurs,...
Sweet Collaborations
Sweet Collaborations
EEvery Friday at Evergreen Life Careís Community Centre, a group gathers...
Free Morning Tea for Mums-to-Be!
Free Morning Tea for Mums-to-Be!
FREE morning tea by Coast Sport - feel your best during pregnancy and...
The Newly Renovated Boathouse Hotel Patonga Opens Next Tuesday
The Newly Renovated Boathouse Hotel Patonga Opens Next Tuesday
The Boathouse Group is pleased to share with you the opening of The Boathouse...

What's New

Think Conveyancing
Think Conveyancing
Think Conveyancing Central Coast
First Aid Training
First Aid Training
Hand on Heart First Aid Pty Ltd
The Perfect Romantic Getaway
The Perfect Romantic Getaway
The Outlook Cabana
 Welcome to Sandy Cove Apartments!
Welcome to Sandy Cove Apartments!
Sandy Cove Apartments

Have You Visited

Announcement
Conveyancing Made EasyA conveyancing-only law firm, where top priority is to maximise your savings while minimising your legal risk. Call now.View Think Conveyancing Central Coast »
Contact · Add Your Event · Submit News · Add Your Business · Privacy · Site Map · Website © 2006-2018 Stralia Web