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The late David Bryce … remembered now with an art prize in Kingaroy

October 16, 2019

The Kingaroy Arts Team is inviting local artists to start preparing works for the biannual David Bryce Rural Art Award.

The competition, for artists living in regional council areas, features a total of $5000 in prize money.

It is held at the Kingaroy Art Gallery in memory of the late David Bryce, a well-known and respected Kingaroy artist who died on August 23, 2000.

The inaugural event was held in 2018.

The 2020 competition will feature four sections: Landscape ($1500 prize), Portrait ($1500), Sculpture ($1500) and Youth (aged 12-17 at the closing date, $500).

Works are to depict a current rural scene, person or activity – not represent an earlier time.

They must have been completed since March 2018.

Entries close on March 20, 2020, and must be delivered to the gallery between April 1-3.

They will be judged April 5-6 ahead of the official exhibition opening on April 11.

Application forms and more information is available at the Kingaroy Art Gallery.

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