Inaugural Cabonne Acquisitive Art Prize
The Cabonne Acquisitive Art Prize (CAAP) is an annual painting prize and exhibition that aims to increase opportunities for participation in Cabonne’s arts and cultural program.
The art prize will be open to any artist living or working in the Cabonne Local Government Area or who has attended a school in the Shire.
It aims to foster a sense of identity, pride and place in Cabonne through a community event and enable the acquisition of exceptional artworks for the Cabonne Council Art and Heritage Collection (to be established).
The prize will be an annual event to foster arts in the Shire and enable Council to acquire a collection of exceptional artworks.
The art prize is judged by industry professionals who will award total prize money and acquisitive funds of $6,000 in 2019-20.
The winner of the major award, the Cabonne Acquisitive Art Prize, will receive $4,250, while a People’s Choice award will be worth $1,000. There will also be $500 for the winning high school entry and $250 for a primary school prize.
Applications will close on 24 January 2020
- The inaugural exhibition will be held at the Molong Community Hall, 14-21 March 2020.
- Official opening and announcement of the winning works will be on 19 March 2020.
Entry Form and Terms: Cabonne-Acquisitive-Art-Prize