20 May to 12 June 2021

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. Entries include painting, drawing, watercolour, printmaking, pastel, and mixed media (no photography). Participants have the opportunity to win a major prize of $4000. There will also be the Barbara Bennett Memorial People’s Choice Award of $1000 announced at the end of the exhibition.

2021 Winners:

Co-Winner Major Prize: Ada Clarke, The Colours of Autumn, oil on canvas
Co-Winner Major Prize: Trisha Walsh, Untitled, mixed media
Highly Commended: Linda Chant, The Stems Fell Gently, drawing
Highly Commended: Isabel Harnden, Golden Hour, oil on canvas
Highly Commended: Waynes Miles, Flowers in a Glass Jar (after Olley), acrylic and enamel on plate glass
Highly Commended: Joel Tonks, Late Afternoon, Ophir, acrylic on canvas

Public Programs

MAJOR PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
WEDNESDAY 19 MAY 2021, 5.30PM

ONLINE LIVESTREAM EVENT
Click here to watch a recording of the event online

Join 2021 Award Judge, Emma Collerton, Curator, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery for the announcement of the Major Prize winner.

Please note this is an online only event. A recording of the event will be available to watch on the Gallery website at a later date.

View the exhibition walkthrough below:

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