People's Choice announced for Meroogal Women's Art Prize

 

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

The Prize, now in its 17th year continues Sydney Living Museums’ collaborative tradition of inviting contemporary artists into our places has been generously supported by the SLM Foundation, Bundanon Trust, and Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra.

This year, the People's Choice Award was a tie between two artists! The joint winners were Kylie Douglass from Cudmirrah for her work Womandala created from cuttlefish bone, and Beth Norling from Katoomba for her work not all things are washed away made from soap and ink.

Both artists shared the $500 prize money and received an SLM Membership.

Thanks to everyone who visited the exhibition and voted. The exhibition is on for a few more weeks and closes 30 March.

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