Meroogal Women’s Art Prize entries close

 

Entries have closed for the 17th Meroogal Women’s Art Prize with a record number of artists submitting works.

Pre-selection of the works takes place soon with the announcement of finalists on Friday 24 August.

Judges for this years’ prize are:

  • Bronwyn Coulston, Unit Manager – Arts & Culture, Shoalhaven City Council
  • Deborah Ely, CEO, Bundanon Trust 
  • Lisa Havilah, Director, Carriageworks
  • Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon, Director, Strategy & Engagement, Sydney Living Museums

The Meroogal Women’s Art Prize celebrates the achievements and creativity of female artists, and pays tribute to the lives of four generations of women who made Meroogal their home.  We are looking for works that will explore the personal stories of the people who lived there or reflect the rich collection of treasures within the house and garden

Curator Joanna Nicholas

The winners will be announced at Meroogal on Saturday 22 September at and the exhibition will run until 30 March 2019.

2018 Prizes

  • 1st Prize: $7000, SLM Membership, and a Bundanon Trust artist-in-residence scholarship*
  • 2nd Prize: $3000 and SLM Membership
  • Highly Commended Award: SLM Membership and solo exhibition opportunity at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra**
  • People’s Choice Award: $500 and SLM Membership. This will be announced during the International Women’s Day awards ceremony held on Saturday 9 March 2019.
* The two-week residency must be taken between Monday 15 July 2019 and Monday 29 July 2019.
** Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra, will provide an encouragement award for a highly commended artist consisting of a solo show at the gallery in 2020, with the exact time to be arranged in discussion with the artist. The award will consist of an exhibition in one of the community galleries with the total value being up to $1300.

Exterior shot looking up very tall buildings.

Sydney Open

Become part of Sydney Open 2019: EOI now openWednesday 27 March 2019

Our exciting program for Sydney Open 2019 will open even more buildings and spaces that are usually off-limits to the public, alongside new talks and tour experiences. To be part of it all, we invite you to submit an expression of interest by 30 April.

White picket fence surrounding house with purple flowering jacaranda.

Meroogal Womens Art Prize

People's Choice announced for Meroogal Women's Art PrizeMonday 11 March 2019

The Meroogal Women’s Art Prize People’s Choice Award was announced at the property on the Saturday following International Women’s Day 2019.

Collections

Celebrating Easter with our collectionsThursday 18 April 2019

We celebrate Easter this year with a selection of images from our collections.