Put your art into it

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - PENINSULA SNAPSHOT -

EN­TRIES have opened for the 2016 City of Bel­mont Art and Pho­to­graphic Awards and Ex­hi­bi­tion.

Artists and pho­tog­ra­phers from across WA can en­ter the ex­hi­bi­tion and vie for more than $14,000 prize money avail­able across five cat­e­gories.

The win­ner of the 2016 Ac­quis­i­tive Open Prize will take home the ma­jor prize of $4000.

Last year 237 art­works and 126 pho­to­graphs were sub­mit­ted.

The awards ex­hi­bi­tion will be at Ruth Faulkner Pub­lic Li­brary next to the City of Bel­mont Civic Cen­tre.

City of Bel­mont Mayor Phil Marks said he was look­ing for­ward to view­ing this year’s en- tries and en­cour­aged artists and pho­tog­ra­phers to en­ter.

“The awards are an ac­knowl­edge­ment of the sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion made by artists and pho­tog­ra­phers to­wards cre­at­ing a vi­brant com­mu­nity,” he said.

For de­tails, call 9477 7409 or email nel­son.desousa@bel­mont.wa.gov.au.

Michelle Camp­bell was win­ner of the 2015 City of Bel­mont Ac­quis­i­tive Open Art Award.

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