The A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize 2012


WHAT : Art Prize
DEADLINE: 1st Oct, 2012

The A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize is awarded to Australian artists who have demonstrated talent and achievement in traditional styles. The Art Prize is intended to encourage, support and advance classical training of emerging artists (in their early to mid-career) at any stage of life, who are pursuing the study and practice of traditional art and who desire to study the works of old masters.

There are three categories for the Art Prize.

  1. Major Award for a travelling scholarship – $50,000

  2. AME Bale Art Prize in the medium of oils and/or acrylics – $5,000

  3. AME Bale Art Prize for works on paper – $5,000

The judging panel is comprised through the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society who provide expert assistance to the trustee, Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd, in judging the award, taking into consideration the implementation of both the spirit and letter of Miss Bale’s will.

The 2012 A.M.E. Bale Travelling Scholarship and Art Prize exhibition of finalists will be held at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Corner of Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield from 1 December until 16 December 2012.

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