Art Prize Exhibition

2019 Art Prize Exhibition

WHERE: Held inside the Historic Tuncurry Memorial Hall, Point Rd Tuncurry
WHEN: 9am to 1pm Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November 2019.
WHAT: The fourth year running, Lakeside Art Prize Exhibition forms part of the Lakeside Festival. Journey from the Create and Grow Market and view 200+ stunning works of art on display and for sale. A generous splash of mediums such as paintings, photography, drawings, artisan crafts and a wide range of activities and workshops on offer. All displays are entered from a mixture of national, local and youth artists. With an ocean of creative concepts, Lakeside Art Prize Exhibition is always a visually tantalising experience and a window into our MidCoast art culture.
VOTE: Upon your visit please take a moment to vote for your most favourite peoples choice and kids drawing competition before exiting.
COST: PUBLIC ADDMISSION is only a gold coin donation which goes directly towards the TUNCURRY MEMORIAL HALL repair & renew fund.


Have some fun participating in our annual exhibition for your chance to win CASH PRIZES. This is a great opportunity to sell your artworks and get your name out there for all up coming artists!
We are seeking artists from all walks of life, abilities, ages and expertise for 2019.
  • Entry forms returned by October 31st 2019
  • Entry fee of $10.00 per work (up to 5 works per artist across all sections) payable in cash only at time of artwork delivery
  • A 10% commission fee will be charged on all sold items. Funds raised go directly into next years festival.
  • Junior Artist entries are Free but limited to 2 works per person.(Artists 16yrs and over may also choose to enter the open sections)

  • 2019 ART THEME



    Artwork deliveries Fri Nov 1st: 9am –11am
    Public viewing & Votes Sat Nov 2nd: 9am – 1pm Sun Nov 3rd: 9am – 1pm
    Awards & Pick up/Sales Sun Nov 3rd: 1:30pm – 3pm


    Section 1 – Painting

    All mediums and styles. No restrictions on size. (all works must be ready to hang) No wet works will be hung. 1st $300 – 2nd $100 – 3rd $50

    Section 2 – Drawing

    Incudes pencil, graphite, charcoal, digital drawing and any alternative mediums used for drawings etc. no size restrictions, charcoal must be “fixed” or covered. No single sheets please, all works must be framed or mounted on card. 1st $300 – 2nd $100 – 3rd $50

    Section 3 – Photography

    All photographic mediums allowed, Digital edits must not be more than 50% of the work. 1st $300 – 2nd $100 – 3rd $50

    Section 4 – Open Junior Artist

    This section includes all forms of art Photography & Design and is open to those under 18 yrs. – Entry is FREE and limited to 2 works per person (Artists 16yrs and over may also choose to enter the open sections) 1st $200 – 2nd $100 – 3rd $50

    People’s Choice Award Prize

    Sponsored by Great Lakes Art Society

    “The Lakeside Packers Prize”

    The winner will be chosen by the volunteers at the exhibition at the time of hanging the works.

    2018 WINNERS

    Section 1 – Stacks Painting Prize

    1st – Karen Green “Wilbur Whale”
    2nd – Barbara O’Donnell “Blackhead Beach”
    3rd – Lisa Geddes “Wallis at Sunset”
    Sponsored by Stacks Law Firm Forster

    Section 2 – Tartt Art Drawing Prize

    1st – David Jeisman “Churches Tuncurry”
    2nd – Jaquiline Holland – “Magpie”
    3rd – Madeline Dowie “Mick Fanning”
    Sponsored by Tartt Café, Forster

    Section 3 – Stockland Photography Prize

    1st – Anthony Murphy “A Stones Throw”
    2nd – Rebecca Addams “dragon”
    3rd – Nicole Mugridge “Early Morning Living”
    Sponsored by Stockland Forster Sponsored by Stockland Forster

    Section 4 – Junior Artist

    First Prize sponsored by Dolphins Children Services
    Second Prize sponsored by PJ’s Cheaper Choice Bargain Store
    Third Prize sponsored by Coco’s Closet, Forster

    People’s Choice Award Prize & The Lakeside Packers Prize

    People’s Choice Sponsored by Great Lakes Art Society & Packers Prize sponsored by Big4 Great Lakes

    2018 Kids Colouring In Competition Winners

    Sponsored by KidsPlay MidCoast

    Thank you to all of our gallery visitors for voting.

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