Opening of 10th Solar Art Prize 2pm Sunday 19 May 2019

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.

Tenth annual Solar Art Prize open for entries

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.

Solar Art Prize – Caring For Our Planet winners exhibiting at the Rising Sun Inn

Previous winners from the first nine years of the Solar Art Prize – Caring For Our Planet competition who are members of the Royal South Australian Society of the Arts Inc are exhibiting at the Rising Sun Inn from 10 July to 15 September.
 
Come along to the Rising Sun Inn at 60 Bridge Street Kensington, Mondays and Tuesdays 4:00pm to 11:30pm and Wednesdays to Saturdays 12pm to 11:30pm to view imaginative exciting works from all over South Australia.
 
Exhibitors are Janet Ayliffe, Bev Bills, Shelly David-Smith, Bob Landt, David Lawruk, Cat Leonard, Kimberley McGarr, Frey Micklethwait, Uta Mooney, Adam Opala, Alan Ramachandran, Maggie Rees, Babs Sinclair, Tony Smith, Brooke Walker, Jing Wei, Andrea Wyatt, and the prize curator Pip Fletcher.

The People’s Choice Award

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

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Solar Art Prize

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.

RSASA Director Bev Bills OAM, Solar Art Prize coordinator Pip Fletcher, Hon Susan Close MP, Rt Hon Lord Mayor Martin Haese, at the opening of the 2018 Solar Art Prize exhibition