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2020 M16 Drawing Prize (Expired)

2020 M16 Drawing Prize

The M16 Drawing Prize is for drawing in either traditional drawing media and techniques, or non-traditional works that extend understanding of what drawing may be within contemporary art practice.

The judges for this year’s prize are Deborah Clark, Independent curator, writer and editor, formerly Senior Curator, Visual Arts at the Canberra Museum and Gallery and Gordon Bull, Art Historian, formerly Head, ANU School of Art.

This year all entries will be eligible for the online exhibition unless otherwise notified. Selected finalist will be displayed in Gallery 1, 26 November to 11 December.

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Finalist Prizes

• The M16 Drawing Prize $5,000 (Main Prize)

• M16 People’s Choice award $1,000

• The Delta Cleaning Services Prize $ 500

• The Framing Store, Braddon Prize ($500 framing voucher)

Key 2020 Dates

Entries open Tuesday 4 August 9am

Entries close Thursday 22 October 11.59pm

Finalist announced Wednesday 11 November

Artwork delivery deadline Thursday 19 November 5pm

Exhibition opening and prize announcements Thursday 26 November 7pm

M16 People’s Choice award announcement Wednesday 9 December noon

Exhibition closes Friday 11 December 5pm

Entry Fee
$45 per artwork (incl. GST). Maximum of three (3) entries per artist.

For full T&C see our download a document page.

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Friday 11 September, 2020
Thursday 22 October, 2020
M16 Artspace
Venue Address
Griffith 21 Blaxland Cres

Canberra ,

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