20 March - Entries Close for Australia's Richest Art Prize for Women

Published by: Emily Waddington | 25-Feb-2019
Entries for the 2019 Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize will close at midday (Daylight Saving Time Eastern Australia) on Wednesday 20 March 2019. Enter at https://www.ravenswoodartprize.com.au/2019/artprize/home. Established by Ravenswood School for Girls in 2017 to recognise, encourage and promote women in the visual arts, the Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize is Australia's richest art prize for women. Proudly supported by Platinum Sponsor, Stockland, the prize has two entry categories: the Professional Artist Prize valued at $35,000 and the Emerging Artist Prize valued at $5000. Entries to the Art Prize may be in any medium and must best reflect the intentions of the artist's practice.
Venue: Ravenswood School for Girls
Address: Henry Street, Gordon New South Wales 2072
Date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Time: 6:00pm
Web: https://www.ravenswoodartprize.com.au/2019/artprize/home
: https://www.instagram.com/rawartprize/
The Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize has grown from strength to strength attracting more than 820 entries in just its second year, and 96 finalists representing every state and territory across Australia were on display in the 2018 Exhibition of Finalists. Winners of the 2018 Art Prize were Angela Tiatia, Professional Artist category for her work The Fall and Amber Koroluk-Stephenson won the Emerging Artist Prize for her work Marooned.

"As Principal of Ravenswood, I am immensely proud to oversee this, our third annual prize and exhibition for women artists," said Mrs Anne Johnstone. "At Ravenswood we are passionate about equal opportunity and this generous art prize is a way for us to advance Australia's talented female artists, providing them with greater career opportunities.

"This Art Prize will strengthen the profile and legitimacy of careers in art for current, as well as future, generations of Australian women."

The 2019 Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize will be officially opened in Sydney and prize winners announced by Ravenswood Principal, Anne Johnstone, in the Centenary Centre Foyer at Ravenswood on Friday 31 May 2019 at 6pm. To enter and further information, visit https://www.ravenswoodartprize.com.au/2019/artprize/home or email artprize@ravenswood.nsw.edu.au

For further details regarding this media release or to arrange a photo opportunity or interview, please contact Kim Williams, Manager Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize on 02 9498 9995 or kwilliams@ravenswood.nsw.edu.au

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