Art Prize Exhibition

Visit our Art Prize Exhibition

WHERE: Held inside the Historic Tuncurry Memorial Hall, Point Rd Tuncurry
WHEN: 9am to 2pm Saturday 3rd | 9am to 12pm Sunday 4th November 2018.
WHAT: The Art Prize Exhibition forms part of the 2018 Lakeside Festival, now in its third year running. Journey from the Create and Grow Market and view 300+ stunning works of local 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 local artists and schools in the area. An ocean of creative concepts, always a visually tantalising experience of our MidCoast art culture.
Vote for your most favourite peoples choice and kids colouring-in entry before exiting.
COST: ADDMISSION is only a gold coin donation which goes directly towards the TUNCURRY MEMORIAL HALL repair & renew fund.


We are seeking artists from all walks of life, abilities, ages and expertise. Have some fun with participating in this years Art Prize for your chance to win prize money and sell your artworks.
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!!! LFEST18 Art Exhibition Entry Form
  • Entry forms returned by October 10th 2018
  • 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)

  • 2018 ART THEME

    This year we have introduced a theme to get your creative juices flowing

    “Local Life”

    – what does this mean to you? Use these words to shape your imagination, we want you to think outside the box, tell a story, be creative!


    Artwork deliveries Fri Nov 2nd: 9am –11am
    Public viewing & Votes Sat Nov 3rd: 9am – 2pm Sun Nov 4th: 9am – 12pm
    Awards & Pick up/Sales Sun Nov 4th: 2:30pm – 4pm


    Section 1 – Stacks Painting Prize

    Sponsored by Stacks Law Firm Forster
    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 – Junior Artist

    This section includes all forms of art Photography & Design and is open to those under 18 yrs. – Free is Entry and limited to 2 works per person (Artists 16yrs and over may also choose to enter the open sections) 1st $300 – 2nd $100 – 3rd $50

    If you are unsure of your correct section, please contact Nyaree Donnelly 0404 279 710

    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.

    Kids Colouring In Competition

    LFEST18 – Kids Colouring-in Competition
    ENTRIES NOW OPEN!!! Enter our FREE kids colouring in competition (ages 2 – 16) for your chance to win.
  • 1st & 2nd Prize (TO BE ANNOUNCED)

  • 2017 Winners

    Kids Colouring-in Comp Winners Second place winner of our Lakeside Festival Colouring in competition No. 9 Congratulations Ivy (age 7).
    First place winner of our Lakeside Festival Colouring in competition No. 7 Congratulations Mali (age 12).
    Thank you to all of our gallery visitors for voting.

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