2017 Prize Categories:

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Best Overall Award $10,000
All artwork entered and exhibited will be judged in this category.
Winners of the 'Best of' awards will have the opportunity to win the Best Overall Award.

Best Painting in Show $4,000
A painting must be an original work. It may be painted in oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel or mixed media.

Best Print in Show $4,000
There is no limitation for technique and the competition is open to both traditional contemporary processes or a blending of them. Print includes a
work using any kind of printing process including photography, and digital manipulation of an image. Traditional approaches such as engraving, woodcuts, linocuts, lithographs and screen prints are permitted.

Best 3D in Show $4,000
This category encourages three dimensional arts. Artists and makers working in sculpture, craft, jewellery or within a three‚Äźdimensional focused practice are invited to enter.

Best Artwork by a Goldfields Artist $4,000
Open to artists currently residing in the Goldfields.

 First Nations Art Award $4,000 
Open to Aboriginal and/or To
rres Strait Islander artists.

Emerging Young Artist totalling $2,000
Open to artists 12 -18 years. Divided into 1st, 2nd, 3rd prize.

Peoples Choice $3000
The People’s Choice will be decided by the counting of completed voting forms before the final weekend of the exhibition.
Only one vote per person is allowed.

 Highly Commended Awards totalling $1000
10 Highly Commended Award winners will be presented with $100 gift certificates to Black Crow Studios. 

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