Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016 finalists announced

Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016 finalists announced

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016 is one step closer to unveiling the winner of the acquisitive $25,000 cash prize, sponsored by Audi Centre Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council, with the announcement of the 40 shortlisted artists and their works this week.

In 2016, our region’s prestigious national art award received more than 625 entries (up from 340) from across Australia. The award offers a total prize pool of more than $35,000 in three categories.

The 40 finalists will be showcased at the Sunshine Coast Art Prize exhibition to be held at Caloundra Regional Gallery from August 18 to October 2.

The growing reputation and increase in prizemoney for this year’s Art Prize attracted a record number of entries.

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