Maria won a $4,000 voucher for solar products (transferable to a friend or relative) for her handmade felt power and stitching work Drought.
Come along to the opening of the 10th Solar Art Prize, to find out the winners of $36,000 worth of solar products! The opening is at 2pm Sunday 19 May.
Free including catalogue
Door prize for first drawn correctly answered questionnaire about the environment
The venue is the Royal South Australian Art Society Gallery which is on the first floor of the Institute Building on the corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue. Go up the set of stairs further AWAY from North Terrace, or use the lift, to see 70 wonderful works of art celebrating our environment.
The exhibition will be opened by Clare Peddie, Science Journalist with the Adelaide Advertiser.
This privately funded, merit-based prize is judged by a panel of three different independent judges each year. The art work features the environment and people, seascapes, landscapes, wild fauna and flora in every medium.
The tenth annual Solar Art Prize – Caring For Our Planet 2019 offers prizes to South Australians totalling $36,300 if taken in solar products.
This will add to the $265,700 total value of prizes awarded over the previous nine competitions.
This privately funded merit-based prize is judged by three different independent judges each year. All mediums are welcome.
In 2019, the exhibition of finalists will be held from 19 May to 9 June. Entries close on 29 March 2019. The entry form is available on this website.
A fine day was had by all at the Prospect Spring Fair.
Natural Technology Systems, long term sponsors of the Solar Art Prize, sponsored the booth. Two artists gave demonstrations.
Solar Art Prize is selling art at the Prospect Spring Fair this October to help fund the prize in 2019.
And who is sponsoring the booth? None other than Natural Technology Systems, the solar product guys who have backed the Solar Art Prize with major prizes of solar products since 2009.
The winner of the People’s Choice award for the 2018 Solar Art Prize was announced at the end of the exhibition on 17 June 2018: Congratulations to Paul Whitehead with Tasmanian Mist – Lake King William Oils
Founder, donor, coordinator and curator of the Solar Art Prize, Pip Fletcher, thanks everyone involved for entering their works of art, all the behind-the-scenes work particularly by Bev Bills, and everyone who came along to the opening, especially The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Martin Haese, who opened the 2017 Solar Art Prize, and the Honourable Dr Susan Close, MP, who opened the 2018 Solar Art Prize.
The exhibition runs until 17 June in the first floor of the Institute Building on the corner of North Terrace and Kintore Street.