Interested in entering the Dardanup Art Spectacular ?
Entries Open 27 March 2018 and close 18 April 2018.
Note due to demand we may need to limit the number of exhibits at this year’s show to 320 in total and hence you should lodge your entry as early as possible (from 27 March) to avoid disappointment.
The Dardanup Art Spectacular Awards are open to all Australian resident persons. For prize details see the Awards page.
Artists may enter pieces in one or more categories (for full details see Conditions of Entry).
- Category A – ANY SUBJECT (ANY MEDIUM, not including photography)
- Category B – THEME – The artist may interpret and convey the idea of ‘Shorelines’ either as representational, or metaphorical, or symbolic, or abstract, or in any other way the artist chooses (ANY MEDIUM, not including photography) .
- Category C – PORTRAIT (not including photography)
- Category D – PHOTOGRAPHY
- Category E – 3-DIMENSIONAL ARTWORK – Includes sculpture, jewellery, furniture, pottery etc
Works in Category A or B can be two dimensional (eg paintings, prints, drawings etc) OR three dimensional (eg sculpture, jewellery, furniture etc).
Works in Category C must be two dimensional only, but not photography.
Works in Category E must be 3-dimensonal.
Proposed dates for 2018
- Tues 27 March 2018 – Entries open
- Wed 18 April 2018 – Entries close
- Tuesday 1 May 2018 : Works to be delivered to the Dardanup Hall 10am-5pm
- Fri 4 May 2018 – Exhibition Opening (7pm)
- Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May 2018 – Exhibition in Main Hall (10am-5pm)
- Sun 6 May 2018 – Works to be picked up (5pm-6pm) from Dardanup Hall. No works can be collected before closing time. Identification (and authorisation where applicable) will be required before works are released.
- Sat 5 May – Sun 13 May 2018 : Art Trail Open (see individual venues for opening days/times)
|Shire of Dardanup Art Prize||Winner||Gary Aitken||$1,000||Shire of Dardanup||A20||Tanya Cleveland||Manning Gorge|
|Shire of Dardanup Art Prize||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$200||Mick Murray||A17||Jeana Castelli||Asendance|
|Ferguson Valley Art Prize||Winner||Gary Aitken||$1,000||Dardanup and Districts Residents Association, JW Cross Maintenance||B179||Margaret Gibson||Nature|
|Ferguson Valley Art Prize||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$200||TJ Depiazzi||B212||Jan Hart||Earth, wind, fire and water|
|Sponsors Portrait Prize||Winner||Gary Aitken||$1,000||Lyndendale Gallery , Ferguson Valley Marketing and Promotion, Pepperilly Estate , St Aidan Wines, Dardanup Butchering Company||C231||Sarah McBride||Heidi Anderson|
|Sponsors Portrait Prize||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$200||Colin Holt||C289||Rhys Kenny||Me!|
|Best 3D Artwork||Winner||Gary Aitken||$500||Bendigo Bank||A159||Liam Harris||Triskele|
|Best 3D Artwork – Student||Winner||Gary Aitken||$50||Dardanup Rural Supplies||A169||Chanel Spokes||Canvas of flesh|
|Dardanup Photography Prize||Winner||Richard Woldendorp||$500||Evedon Park Bush Resort||D252||Chris de Blank||Red-tailed black|
|Dardanup Photography Prize||Highly Commended||Richard Woldendorp||$100||John Drinkwater||D254||Jodie Deeley||Pip|
|Best Young Photographer||Winner||Richard Woldendorp||$50||Dardanup General Store||D277||Caitlyn Sainsbury||Crystalise|
|Packing Room Prize||Winner||$150||Adele Farina||C233||Jacqueline Morris||The violinist|
|People’s Choice Prize||Winner||$200||RWK Accounting||C231||Sarah McBride||Heidi Anderson|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Emerging Artist||Winner||Gary Aitken||$500||Cristal||A148||Jason Wood||Pig hunt|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Emerging Artist||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$100||Wild Bull Brewery||C241||Gail Scott||John Duzevich|
|Shire of Dardanup Best – Secondary School Artist||Winner||Gary Aitken||$300||Simcoa||A160||Liam Harris||Extinction|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Secondary School Artist||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$100||Simcoa||A164||Ned Moran||St Mary’s Church Dardanup|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Secondary School Artist||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$100||Simcoa||B224||Chanel Spokes||Untitled|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Primary School Artist||Winner||Gary Aitken||$150||Nola Marino||B223||Emily Toft||The connected elements|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Primary School Artist||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$25||Nola Marino||A284||Tallen Zabajnik||Untitled|
|Shire of Dardanup – Best Primary School Artist||Highly Commended||Gary Aitken||$25||Nola Marino||A154||Michael Pilbeam||Captain|
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