Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Art Prize Draws More Entries Than Needed

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Art Prize Draws More Entries Than Needed

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ART appreciators will be in their element on Friday night as the wine flows and the talent flows even faster at the 2009 Warwick Art Prize.

More entries have been received for the art prize than can be accommodated in the two gallery spaces.

Two judges, Edwina Corlette and Morley Grainger, were involved in the very difficult task of pre-selecting up to 100 entries to be exhibited.

Ms Corlette founded her gallery in the main art's precinct in Brisbane last year.

She has a family connection in Warwick and is looking forward to judging the $5000 painting and $1000 sculpture sections.

Ms Grainger is a narrative visual artist who uses a unique mix of media and techniques to capture the character of Australia's land and people.

In 2003 Grainger was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship, which took her to the UK and USA to work with other narrative visual artists.

Morley is based in Toowoomba and has accepted the difficult task of judging the $1000 contemporary textile entries. …

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