Zai Kuang, Audery, 2017, oil on canvas (detail), 180 x 90 cm. Winner 2017 Calleen Art Award

5 May to 10 June 2018

The Calleen Art Award was established as an acquisitive art prize in 1977 by local arts patron Mrs Patricia Fagan, OAM, and each year the Gallery acquires the winning work for the Calleen Collection. The Calleen Art Award is a significant art prize for painting in regional New South Wales and a favourite exhibition event within the Cowra community. The winning painting for the 2017 Calleen Art Award was Audery (pictured) by Melbourne-based artist Zai Kuang.