Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Black Swan Prize for Portraiture and Heritage

Home > Perth > Exhibitions | Community Events | Art
by Jen (subscribe)
For a ready list of fun things to do or revisit, SAVE the article to your TO DO LIST. Please 'CLICK LIKE' if you enjoyed what you read. The more 'likes' it has, the more exposure the event receives.
Event: -
A picture paints a thousand words
art, black swan prize for portrature and heritage, black swan prize, linton and kay galleries, brookfield place, heritage precinct, etihad airways heritage prize, peoples choice prize, art exhibition
All Images courtesy of ARTrinsic Inc

The coveted Black Swan Prize has grown in prominence to be the ultimate achievement of Perth's artistic community. It also draws talented artists from all around Australia. In its 8th year, you can expect to see an extraordinary range of some of the finest pieces of art in the areas of Portraiture and Heritage. You will also be invited to vote in the People's Choice Prize which will determine the $7500 winner for Portraiture and the $2000 winner for Heritage. You yourself will gain the opportunity to win a $200 gift voucher from the Fig Café.

art, black swan prize for portrature and heritage, black swan prize, linton and kay galleries, brookfield place, heritage precinct, etihad airways heritage prize, peoples choice prize, art exhibition
2007 to 2013 Portraiture Prize Winners

This year is actually a 'first' for the $7500 People's Choice Prize and gives you the public a say via your vote online for your favourite artwork. The $50,000 Lester Group Prize for Portraiture and the $20,000 Etihad Airways Heritage Prize up for grabs, there's excitement aplenty. The best exhibition nationwide with more entrants and the biggest prize pool on offer, there's a burgeoning sense of pride from the West Australian community hosting this national event created and showcased right here in WA.

art, black swan prize for portrature and heritage, black swan prize, linton and kay galleries, brookfield place, heritage precinct, etihad airways heritage prize, peoples choice prize, art exhibition
People's Choice Prize winners of the past, with 2011 having joint winners

CLICK HERE to see the finalists of the Portraiture Prize and HERE for the finalists of the Heritage Prize 2014. You will also be able to view the Youth Category in both Portraiture and Heritage being showcased alongside Australia's talented artists. This empowers school students and young patients at Princess Margaret Hospital between the ages of 12 to 19 and gets their art outside the school and hospital environment. It also helps identify up and coming artists and gives them the confidence to have faith in their development in the art world. CLICK HERE to see the finalists for the 2014 Youth category in Portraiture for years 10 to 12 and HERE for years 8 to 9. For Heritage Prize in the Youth Category, CLICK HERE. As you view the finalists for 2014 for each category on the web page you will see the VOTING BAR on top for you to click and have your say for the People's Choice Awards.

art, black swan prize for portrature and heritage, black swan prize, linton and kay galleries, brookfield place, heritage precinct, etihad airways heritage prize, peoples choice prize, art exhibition
Some of the Past Winners of the Youth Category

The exhibition began on the 9th of October and will go through to the 19th of October 2014. Entry is free at the two venues in the vibrant Heritage precinct. Forty artworks by Australia's finest portrait artists will be on display at Linton and Kay Galleries, 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth. Twenty nine artworks depicting aspects of the Heritage of Perth will be on display at Brookfield Place, Brookfield Tower, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth. The exhibition will be open daily from 10am to 5pm and from 11am to 4pm on Sundays for your viewing and voting pleasure.

Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  12
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? Art exhibition featuring artists from all over Australia vying for the prestigious Black Swan Prize for Portraiture and Heritage
When: 9th to 19th October 2014. Monday to Saturday: 10.00am – 5.00pm Sunday: 11:00am - 4.00pm
Phone: 0432 275 690
Where: Portraiture Prize: Linton & Kay Gallery, 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth & Heritage Prize: Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA
Cost: Free Entry
Your Comment
Articles from other cities
Featured
Related
by MaggieVP on 07/08/2013
Top Events
Popular Articles
Categories
Lists
Questions