ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Friday 5 July 2013

Broken Hill Outback Open Art Prize 2013 winner announced on 5 July

Art Scene
As mentioned yesterday, the annual Broken Hill Outback Open Art Prize exhibition is on again, and everyone is welcome.

Final judging of the 44 finalists for the 2013 Broken Hill Outback Open Art Prize is to be held later today at the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery (BHRAG).  The judge this year is Brad Franks, Manager of the Musswellbrook Regional Art Centre.  The winners will be announced at the BHRAG this evening, Friday 5 July at the official opening which follows the judging.  Everyone is welcome to attend the opening, which starts at 6pm.  The winner will be announced by Brad at around 6.30pm.

Address: 404 - 408 Argent Street, Broken Hill  NSW  2880

The BHRAG is open daily.  Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm.

Entry by gold coin donation.

Enquiries - 08 8080 3440

For details of the winning entries, see my story in the post after this one, or via the link to this post here.

The exhibition of the shortlisted entries and of course the winning entry will then be on show at BHRAG from 6 July until 18 August 2013.

Rick Ball with his winning entry for the
Outback Open Art Prize 2012

"The Land - Broken Hill and Darling River"
Photo courtesy Cathy Farry - Manager BHRAG
Rick Ball won the 2012 Outback Open Art Prize.  I wrote an article about it at the time, see link to that 7 August 2012 post here.

There will be two other exhibitions on at the same time as the Outback Open Art Prize exhibition.

'Life' by West Australian raised indigenous artist David Dowden and 'Silver City Highway' by Wentworth artist Steve Mars. Both these exhibitions will run from 6 July to 11 August 2013. Further details of these exhibitions can be found on the BHRAG website see link here.

Cheers, Jane D

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