Tomorrow night January 10th, The Bendigo Bank Port Lincoln Art Prize Opening and Awards night will take place from 7pm at the Nautilus Arts Centre.
2019 will be the 11th year for the event that is recognised as a prestigious completion for local artists across the Eyre Peninsula to have their work publically acknowledged and on display.
This year will see over 60 entrants go in the running for six different awards and up to $5000 cash prizes up for grabs.
Awards delivered on the night will include:
$5000 Major Award
$1000 Highly Commended
$500 Local Artist Award
$500 Youth Award
$100 Youth Award Highly Commended
$500 People’s Choice Award
The 2019 Port Lincoln Art prize has been sponsored by several local business including The Port Lincoln Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank, Adventure Bar Charters\, Call Me The Breeze, Rotary Club of Port Lincoln, The Port Lincoln Arts Council, The Port Lincoln Hotel, Regional Express Airlines
The night will see a display of all art work and an awards ceremony at 7.30pm.
Locals are invited to attend the free event that will also feature live entertainment, wine and light refreshments.