Governor Kate Warner to launch $15,000 Women’s Art Prize Tasmania


Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC, Governor of Tasmania will open the 2018 Women’s Art Prize Tasmania at the University of Tasmania’s Academy Gallery, Inveresk this week.

 The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania is the state’s only female art competition. Originally established in 2002 as Material Girl, and re-launched in 2018, the prize aims to inspire, facilitate and celebrate the development of professional and emerging women artists in Tasmania.

 This prestigious and exclusive competition consists of three prize categories:  a $15,000 acquisitive prize presented by the Trawalla Foundation, the $3,000 Bell Bay Aluminium People's Choice award and the $1,500 Zonta Tasmania Emerging artist prize.

 The Women’s Art Prize Tasmania promotes awareness of culture, visual arts, women and gender issues across Tasmania. Entries open 16 October, 2018.

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