T he Central West Regional Artists Award (non acquisitive) worth $2,000 went to Oberon based artist Joanna Logue for her work Conifers – Essington (2009) oil on canvas

The Central West Regional Artists Award (non acquisitive) worth $2,000 went to Oberon based artist Joanna Logue for her work Conifers – Essington (2009) oil on canvas

21 March to 19 April 2009

The inaugural 2009 Central West Regional Artist’s Award is a non acquisitive prize of $2,000 sponsored by a private donor and open to a contemporary art work in any painting medium ie oils, acrylic, or mixed media (only if paint remains the dominant medium); printmaking and works on paper; glass and/or ceramics.. The award is open to artists living and working in a central west NSW regions and local government areas of the Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Wellington. The winner of the Central West Regional Artist’s Award will also receive the opportunity of an exhibition at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery during 2009/10.

A Peoples Choice Award (non acquisitive) of $500 will be presented to a work on display in the gallery during the exhibition with the most votes submitted by viewers. The award is sponsored by the Friends of the Cowra Regional Art Gallery.