Armidale Art Prize
Cancelled for 2020
The New England Art Society presents the Armidale Art Prize and Exhibition annually. An event that showcasing a cross-section of regional art and has become the highlight of the Society's year.
The Armidale Art Prize began in 2009 it has three categories: Painting, Works on Paper and Sculpture/ Craft Art and a People’s Choice Award.
Each of the three categories have a first prize of $700 and a second prize of $300. The Art Prize also includes the David Davies Expressionist Landscape prize of $300. The people’s choice award which is across all entries has a $100 prize. These prizes are made possible due to the generous support of our sponsors.
The Art Society invites all of its members and interested members of the public to the Armidale Art Prize Opening.
Daphne Young Watercolour Prize
Held in October annually the Daphne Young Watercolour Art Prize is one of only a few solely for traditional watercolour works. It brings together an impressive array of artists works from across the New England region and beyond.
In honour of the late Daphne Young, the exhibition celebrates the creativity of the contributing artists. Daphne an established artist, who collaborated and worked with many well-known Australian artists including John Olsen and exhibited widely in Brisbane and Sydney before coming to our region and establishing a studio near Armidale .
Summer Show - NEAS Members Prize and Exhibition
Every summer the Gallery is filled with a diverse collection of current works by New England Art Society members. . The Summer Show runs through December and January with a Best in Show Prize of $500 announced on the Opening Night and a People's Choice award of $100 announced later.