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2020 Act-Belong-Commit Esperance Wildflower Festival Art Exhibition and Competition

Updated: Sep 3, 2020

Photo Credit: Kathleen Bowering
Photo Credit: Naomi Stanitzki, Banksia. Born.
Update: Entries are now closed. Artwork will be on display around the Esperance CBD between 7th - 28th September.

Spending time in Nature and being creative can have strong benefits for health and wellbeing.

The 2020 Act-Belong-Commit Esperance Wildflower Festival Art Exhibition and

Competition is a great opportunity to do both.

Individual artists over the age of 18 and community groups are invited to submit artwork in the Open Category of the competition. All entries must come from within the Esperance region and must engage with the Festival theme of “Flowers and Feathers: Friends or Foes”. This theme is a celebration of local plant and bird species and the important relationships between them.

All entries will be exhibited in shop windows throughout the Esperance CBD in the lead-up to, and during, the Festival.

2020 Awards & Prizes

  • $500 Open Category: Individual Artists' Section Judges' Award: Mina Crisp Prize. Kindly donated by Esperance Wildflower Society

  • $500 Open Category: Community Group Section Judges' Award. Kindly donated by Peter Rundle and Colin de Grussa

  • People's Choice Awards: Open Category Individual Artists' Section & Community Group Section; Schools Category

  • $300 worth of prizes for the Schools Category. Kindly donated by CBH

Community members will be invited to vote for the 2 people’s choice awards, while an expert panel will select the 2 judged awards based on the following criteria:

  • Theme: for creative and strong links to the festival theme of bird/plant interactions

  • Sustainability: for the innovative use of recycled/upcycled materials

  • Technical Skill: for demonstration of strong artistic skill

The winners will be announced on Saturday 26th September.

Entries close 5.00pm Friday, 24th July 2020. This allows time for processing artworks and to ensure all entries are included in the printed Festival guide. Entries need to be delivered to Esperance Community Arts Space, 67 Dempster Street.

More Information

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