Entries are now open for the 27th annual Linden Postcard Show, opening on 10 November 2017 and running until 12 January 2018.
Linden New Art will present its much-loved and longest running exhibition at their temporary home Domain House while their St Kilda home undergoes a significant renovation. The exhibition sees hundreds of contemporary artworks displayed together in one large gallery space, creating a unique viewing experience.
As always, the show is open to everyone providing a great opportunity for all artists, from amateur to professional, to showcase their work. In previous years the exhibition has received more than 1000 submissions. Notable past prize winner Abdul Abdullah was awarded first prize in 2014.
All works entered must measure precisely 8 x 10 inches, no larger and no smaller. All of the works will be available for sale, so visitors can find a great gift or personal purchase.
The 2017 Linden Postcard Show judges are:
- Mardi Nowak, Director of NETS Victoria
- Vanessa Gerrans, Director of Warrnambool Art Gallery
- Danny Lacy, Senior Curator of Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
The 2017-18 prizes include:
Linden Postcard Prize
Supported by an anonymous donor
$5,000 cash prize
Artist Encouragement Award
Proudly supported by Elwood Community Bank – A Branch of Bendigo Bank
$1,500 cash prize
Proudly Supported by Eckersley’s Art & Craft
$1,000 Eckersley’s voucher for use in store or online
$500 gift basket of art materials
Member for Albert Park Award
$600 cash prize and image of work reproduced on a greeting card for use by the Member of Parliament
The People’s Choice Award
Proudly supported by Liston Landers
$1,000 cash prize for the artist with the most votes
1 x free hour financial advice consultation to one lucky voter
To find out more and to enter the show visit: www.lindenpostcardshow.com.au
Image credit: The Linden Postcard Show 2016-17. Photograph: David Marks Photographer.