Noosa Regional Gallery invites contemporary Australian artists to submit works for entry into the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize 2019, dedicated to the memory of the late Lyn McCrea (1944 – 2015); contemporary visual artist, art educator and art collector.
The Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize was established by John McCrea in 2015 to honour Lyn’s passion for drawing as fundamental to visual arts practice. The non-aquisative prize is a national award held annually and is open to all practicing Australian contemporary artists. The aim of the prize is to promote excellence in contemporary Australian drawing.
The Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize is auspiced by Noosa Regional Gallery.
The winner of the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize receives $5000
The People’s Choice Award winner receives $1000
The People’s Choice Award is proudly sponsored by Friends Noosa Regional Gallery.
- Entries open 1 June 2019
- Applications close 11 August 2019
- Shortlisted entries notified 19 – 23 August 2019
- Official Exhibition Opening and Announcement of Winner, 6:00pm, Friday 1 November 2019
- Exhibition dates, 1 November – 1 December 2019