2020 National Works on Paper
An MPRG exhibitionThis year as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, MPRG is holding our prestigious biennial National Works on Paper (NWOP) acquisitive exhibition.
With a long and rich history, NWOP attracts leading contemporary artists from across Australia working in the fields of drawing, printmaking, painting, digital prints and paper sculpture.
NWOP supports and promotes contemporary Australian artists working on or with paper with up to $50,000 acquisitions and awards (the winner of the Major Acquisitive Award receives $15,000).
Recent winners of the National Works on Paper include James Tylor and Laura Wills, Daniel O’Shane, Jess Johnson, Laith McGregor, Richard Lewer, Danie Mellor, Gareth Sansom, Paul Boston, Lisa Roet and eX de Medici.
Up to $50,000 acquisitions and awards – The winner of the Major Acquisitive Award receives $15,000 (includes the purchase price).
Entries close: 19 April 2020
HOW TO ENTER
All entries must be submitted online. No hard copy entries will be accepted.
Artists can only submit one work. An entry will consist of:
– a completed entry form
– supporting material: digital image, artist’s statement, CV
– $30 non-refundable administration fee
The judging panel for the 2020 National Works on Paper is:
Louise Tegart, Director, Art Gallery of Ballarat
Gina Mobayed, Director, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
Danny Lacy, Senior Curator, MPRG
Entries close: 5pm,Sunday 19 April
Finalists announced: Tuesday 12 May
Official opening and announcement of award and acquisitions:Thursday 24 September