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3rd Annual Local Aboriginal Acquisitional Art Prize

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

North East Water is calling upon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists who live, work or connect to the Border/North East region to enter an artwork which responds to the 2019 theme of WATER.

Entries are now open!

This year, North East Water is partnering with the North East Catchment Management Authority and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning to offer three Acquisitional Art Prizes to local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

The Art Prize will be held at TAFE Space Wodonga from Monday 18 November – Friday 22 November.

About the partnership

The 2019 Local Acquisitional Art Prize is a cross-border partnership between North East Water, North East CMA, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, City of Wodonga, Albury City, Murray Arts and burraja gallery. 

These organisations recognise the strong cultural connection that First Nations people have to the land and water within its region and acknowledges the traditional history, culture, stories and songlines connected to place. 

The Local Aboriginal Acquisitional Art Prize is an opportunity to engage with local Aboriginal artists and to showcase the strong creative community existing in our region. 

TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

Contact Misty Howard (North East Water) on 1300 361 622 or communications@newater.com.au

Bethany Thornber (Murray Arts/burraja gallery) on 02 6021 5034 or curator@murrayarts.org.au

Author: Katie Bowker
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