Art Prize Exhibition

Visit our Art Prize Exhibition

Held inside the Historic Tuncurry Memorial Hall, Point Rd Tuncurry

9am to 2pm Saturday 3rd | 9am to 12pm Sunday 4th November 2018.
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.

ADDMISSION is only a gold coin donation which goes directly towards the TUNCURRY MEMORIAL HALL repair & renew fund.

Are you an Artist? Enter today

We are seeking artists from all walks of life, abilities, ages and expertise. Have some fun with participating in this years Art Prize.


This year we have introduced a theme to get your creative juices flowing
Local Life – what does this mean to you?


Section 1 – Stacks Painting PrizeSponsored 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 $100
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.


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
• Junior Artist entries are Free but limited to 2 works per person.(Artists 16yrs and over may also choose to enter the open sections)

Key Dates

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

Kids Colouring In Competition

LFEST18 – Kids Colouring-in Competition
Enter our FREE kids colouring in competition (ages 2 – 16) for your chance to win.

  • 1st & 2nd Prize (TO BE ANNOUNCED)

2017 Winners

Kathy Majewski for her artwork ‘My Crystal Ball’. Winning the $250 cash for first place in Section 2. Photography 2017

Maureen Hales for her artwork ‘A Rock Footing‘. Winning $250 cash for first place in Section 1. Painting 2017

Jessica Hall for her artwork ‘Sonder’. Winning $150 cash for first place in Section 4. Junior Artist 2017

Sharon Mongan for her artwork ‘Mystery’. A triple trifecta in wins coming second in our section 1. Painting 2017. Selling her piece to a buyer from Sydney, but not before winning our Peoples Choice prize of $100 cash proudly donated by Great Lakes Art Society and 2 nights stay at Royal Pacific Hotel, Lane Cove NSW.

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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