The Holmes Art Prize 2016 Winner - Tony Pridham | Quil | 2016 | oil on canvas | 70 x 120 cm
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Prize Details

The Holmes Art Prize is open to any Australian resident working within any two dimensional medium, depicting a realistic Australian birdlife scene. Up to forty finalists will be showcased in an exhibition at Caloundra Regional Gallery. Sculptures and non-realistic interpretations of bird life will not be admissible applications. To be considered for selection, a competitor must comply with all entry instructions and conditions.

Key dates

  • Entries open on Tuesday 28 February.
  • Entries close on Friday 30 June.
  • Finalists announced: Saturday 15 July.
  • Works to be delivered on Thursday 2 November or Friday 3 November to Caloundra Regional Gallery, between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm. Installation of works will take place on Monday 6 November and Tuesday 7 November.
  • Winners announced: Wednesday 8 November  at the official exhibition opening.
  • Exhibition dates: Wednesday 8 November – Sunday 3 December.
  • People’s Choice Award announced: Sunday 3 December.
  • Collection of unsold works may be collected or transported on Thursday 7 December and Friday 8 December, between the hours of 10.00 am and 4.00 pm from Caloundra Regional Gallery.