Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

$8500 Competition Opens

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

$8500 Competition Opens

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Byline: Cassandra Tobin

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Artists can enter each category once.

There are categories for painting, drawing, Aboriginal, art other than painting, golden oldies, students, scrap booking and photography.

Fees vary depending on category, with proceeds going toward the upkeep of the Bentley Hall.

For the entry form and full details head to

YOU have 82 days to get your entries in for this yearas Bentley Art Prize.

Co-ordinator Helen Trustum said she expected as many as 700 entries across the 13 categories including the main Tursa Open Painting Prize of $1000.

aEntries are all piling in and itas only been open for a week,a Ms Trustum said at yesterdayas launch at the Lismore Workers Club.

The Bentley Art Prize is in its 29th year, attracting entries from as far afield as Toowoomba, Bathurst and beyond.

The competition encourages emerging artists to showcase their talent to the wider community. …

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