2015 Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing.
- Major Prize Winner is awarded $4000 in acquisitive prizes
- Honorable Mention is awarded to the value of $500
- People’s Choice Award is awarded to the value of $500
Celebrating our 6th anniversary, we're proud to announce the commencement of the Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing for 2015. Directed by Holly Riding and Peter Breen, the competition has grown immensely over the past five years and we would love to make this year even better.
Supported by the Hopkins-Weise Family, the competition is conducted annually, with the finalists' exhibition held at Jugglers Art Space on the first Friday in August. The competition showcases Australia's most skilled artists specifically in the discipline of drawing. 25 entries will be selected from our panel of judges as successful finalists, finalists will be notified by phone or email on June 19, 2015.
The History of Marie Ellis:
Marie Corella Ellis OAM (1918-2003) was a long-term resident and dressmaker in Fortitude Valley, Queensland for most of her life. Marie was named after the Victorian-period celebrity author Marie Corelli after being born in the Valley in February 1918. For 60 or more years she lived at the address 101-103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, where Jugglers Art Space is now situated.
For more information, conditions of entry and terms and conditions please visit our website http://www.jugglers.org.au/marie-ellis/
Entries open March 2 / Entries close June 8
Finalists Exhibition Opening Night 6pm August 7, 2015