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Art Competition 2021

Art Competition

Calling on all people with a lived experience of disability!

A joint partnership of the library, Community Capacity Building, Riverside Theatre and Parramatta Artists' Studio are hosting an art competition in recognition of the International Day of People with Disability.

Release your inner artist by creating an artwork for City of Parramatta in recognition of the International Day of People with Disability - 3 December 2021.

The theme of the art competition is ‘Everyone is Beautiful’.

Competition Details

  • The artwork can be a: painting, drawing (any medium), photographic print or sculpture and the theme of the art competition is ‘Everyone is Beautiful’.
  • The maximum size of the painting, drawing or photographic print is A3 (29.7 cm x 42 cm) and the maximum size of the sculpture is 30 cm high/wide.
  • The competition closes 3.30pm Saturday 27 November 2021.
  • There are three (3) age groups that can enter: ‘8-12’, ‘13-17’ and ’18+’ with a maximum of two (2) entries per person.
  • The artist needs to identify as a person with a lived experience of disability.
  • The entire artwork submitted must be entirely your own work; images sourced from elsewhere will not be accepted.
  • A biography of the artist must be supplied and a description of the artwork - no more than 100 words.
  • Artwork(s) with completed entry forms must be submitted to Level 1, Parramatta Library only during the times and dates specified. Submissions will not be accepted at any other times.
  • Entry forms, artist biography and artwork description can be submitted as a sound recording via email to: parrareads@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au or via phone on: (02) 9806 5638.

For more information please read the Terms and Conditions section in the Entry Form below.
 

Prize Details

  • Major Prize Winner - One-on-One half-day Painting Master Class with a Parramatta Artists’ Studios Rydalmere Studio Artist ($650 value). The Master Class will be tailored to the needs and interests of the winner and delivered within a 6 month period from the presentation ceremony.
  • 2 x Minor Prize Winners - $200 Westfield gift card each
  • 3 x Runner up Prize Winners - $75 Westfield gift card each

Winners and runner ups will receive their prize at the International Day of People with Disability celebration at Riverside Theatres on Friday 3 December 2021. Artworks will be on display at Riverside Theatres from Monday 6 December - Friday 17 December and then on display at Parramatta Library Monday
20 December - Friday 31 December 2021.