'Deborah Halpern (2019) Alice with a Vase of Flowers: Oil on canvas (9 panels) Source: Instagram
The Call for Entries to the "In Your Face' Portrait Prize has been extended! Application forms can now be submitted up to Tuesday 16 July at 5pm.!
The 'In Your Face Portrait Prize' represents new territory for NEA as it involves a selection panel, shortlisting and then judging by acclaimed ceramic artist, sculptor and painter Deborah Halpern prior to the opening of the Exhibition.
"Artists are invited to enter a maximum of TWO works for this exhibition which MUST be a Portrait /s of some type, in any style or medium and not exceed the maximum size of 1.2 X 1.2m. 2.
The entry must be an original, uncopied work, that has been completed in the last 12 months and NOT previously exhibited.
To be eligible, all entrants must submit ALL the requirements of entry by the extended date of Tuesday July 16th at 5pm. This includes ‐ A completed application form, one JPEG image (2MB only) of the artwork, an artist statement (word docx) and entry fee payment. Entries received after JULY 16 will not be accepted.
The ENTRY FEE of $15 per work is non refundable if works are not selected for the exhibition. 5.
Applications MUST be sent via EMAIL to the NEA Exhibition Coordinator – email@example.com Please contact Janet for queries & information. Hard copies of the application form will be available@ NEA Gallery Shop, 122 Bridge Street, Benalla. However jpeg images & artist statements MUST be emailed in the correct formats. 6.
All work must be professionally prepared for hanging and installation. To be suitable for hanging please adhere to these requirements. If framed, frames must be a decent quality to sell in a gallery. Plastic frames without ‘D’rings and wire/string are not acceptable."
There is further detail on the entry form below!
Deborah Halpern with her sculpture 'The Face' - Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, 2018 Siource : Instagram
Benalla Art Gallery
Shepparton Art Museum
Wangaratta Art Gallery
Benalla Camera Club
Broken River Potters
Broken River Painters
Broken River Writers
Wots4Me Benalla Youth
Art Gallery on Ovens
Bush Gatherings -Violet Town
GANEAA (Goulburn and North East Arts Alliance)