Image: Sampa Bhakta, Landscape inspired by the colour of the Canola Field, acrylic on canvas. Winner of the Barbara Bennett Memorial Award 2017. Photograph: Gwen Clark.

28 September to 13 October 2019

An exhibition not to be missed! Presented by the Cowra Art Group Inc and hosted by the Cowra Regional Art Gallery, the Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Awards are open to regional artists living within 100 kilometres from Cowra, including Young, Boorowa, Grenfell, Parkes, Forbes, Bathurst, Orange and Canowindra.

The LVBAA is non-acquisitive and open to entries that are two dimensional artworks in any style or subject. Award categories are painting, drawing, watercolour, printmaking, pastel, mixed media and miniatures. Participants have the opportunity to win several cash prizes, including a People’s Choice Award and the major prize for the most outstanding work in the exhibition the Barbara Bennett Memorial Award.