View the works of selected finalists in the Basil Sellers Art Prize 2020 Exhibition at the Bas. This prestigious biennial competition draws the cream of local artists and those across NSW and the ACT with a $25,000 prize pool. The major prize of $20,000, generously supported by Mr Basil Sellers AM, will be awarded to the overall winner, while local artists will be in the running for the Eurobodalla Artist Prize of $5,000. Exhibition viewers can also nominate their favourite artwork for the $500 People's Choice Award. The winners will be announced in a special online broadcast prior to the exhibition opening, available to view on the Bas website, Facebook and Instagram pages. To view the 2020 finalists list and find further details about the artists and program of events head to the Bas website.
Image: Basil Sellers Art Prize 2018 winner, Anh Nguyen, 'Jamboree Mornings' (detail), 2018, acrylic on canvas, 64 x 94cm. Where:The Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre, corner of Vulcan and Campbell streets, Moruya.
Winners announced online: Friday 9 October 2020 from 6.30pm.
Exhibition dates: Saturday 10 October - Sunday 8 November 2020.
Opening hours: Tuesdays - Sundays, 10am - 4pm. 2020 Finalists:
Jane Aliendi Robert Berry Yvonne Boag Kristone Paulo Capistrano Tristan Chant Lorna Crane Nicolette Eisdell Mirabel FitzGerald Steve Fox Anna Glynn Victoria Hempstead Julie Mia Holmes Janece Huntley Yvonne Langshaw Raewyn Lawrence Libby Moore Susan Nader James Needham Catherine O’Donnell Veronica Mary O’Leary Steven Thomas Karyn Louise Thompson Mark Ward Simon Welsh Stuart Robert Whitelaw Peter Matthew Yates
This year’s judge is Daniel Soma, Director, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney. Daniel bring with him a wealth of experience, not only as the director of one of Australia’s leading commercial art galleries, but also as an arts worker with over a decade of experience, and an artist.