Dunedoo's Art Unlimited offering $11,000 in prizes in 2018

Artists can win between $3000 and $250 at Dunedoo’s Art Unlimited in 2018.

Organisers report of $11,000 worth of prizes on offer across hanging art, photography and ceramics categories.

But entries will close soon for the art competition and show, prompting a reminder to get them in.

Artists in the three fields must submit entry forms by Thursday, April 19, to be eligible to compete for the prize money.

Works are due for personal delivery on May 12 and 13, with postal deliveries due before May 10.

The exhibition will be staged at Dunedoo Central School hall from May 19 to 27, with a ticketed preview reception from 7pm on Friday, May 18. 

The prize pool includes the $3000 Peabody Wilpinjong Prize for Hanging Art, the $3000 ib vogt Prize for Photography and the $3000 Art Unlimited Ceramics Prize.

Other prizes are Dunedoo Rural Harware People’s Choice Prize of $500, Orana Arts Indigenous Artist Prize of $500, and the Janace Holmes Family Memorial Prize of $250 plus a trophy. ABC Western Plains offers $300 worth of ABC merchandise for the work that best depicts the Western region.

The Art Unlimited 2018 judging panel consists of acclaimed painter Graham Cox, photographer, graphic designer and educator Jenet Stewart, and Mudgee-based ceramicist Ro Francis.

Full details about Art Unlimited, including entry forms, can be found at www.artunlimitednsw.com.au. Entry fees are $12 for each work submitted and there is a limit of five works per entrant per category.

Tickets for Art Unlimited’s preview evening on May 18 are $35 each and include drinks and canapés, with fine wines provided by multi award-winning Mudgee winery, Robert Stein. Bookings are essential. Tickets can be purchased via the Art Unlimited website. Entry to the exhibition will cost $5 per person.