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2021 BLACKTOWN CITY ART PRIZE

The 2021 Blacktown City Art Prize is an open-themed exhibition and accepts drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photomedia and mixed-media artworks from artists across Australia. The exhibition will be open at The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, and at Max Webber Library (Blacktown), Dennis Johnson Library (Stanhope Gardens) and Our Library at The Mount Druitt Hub between Saturday 27 November 2021 and Thursday 27 January 2022. It offers $20,000 worth of prizes such as the Main Blacktown City Art Prize, Aboriginal Artist Prize, Local Artist Prize and the People’s Choice Prize, as well as the opportunity for artworks to be purchased or acquired by the Blacktown City Art Collection.

This admired western Sydney art prize attracts high profile artists and maintains excellent standards. Over the past 26 years the prize has built a strong reputation state-wide.

PRIZES

Blacktown City Art Prize: $15,000 (acquisitive)
Aboriginal Artist Prize: $2,000
Local Artist Prize: $2,000
People’s Choice Prize: $1,000

KEY DATES

Saturday 27 November 2021 – Thursday 27 January 2022
Exhibition open at all venues
Friday 28 and Saturday 29 January 2022, 9am – 5pm
Artwork collection from The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre

*Please note that The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre is closed from Saturday 18 December and re-opens Tuesday 11 January 2022.

Locations

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre contains 93 artworks ranging from drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and mixed-media.

Max Webber Library contains 5 paintings and mixed media artworks.

The Mount Druitt Hub contains 7 paintings and mixed media artworks.

Dennis Johnson Library contains 3 paintings and mixed media artworks.

The Blacktown City Art Prize is proudly sponsored by

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