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The Fisher's Ghost Art Award 2019


Campelltown Arts Centre Annual Art Prize

Exhibition: Saturday 26 October  – Thursday 5 December
Official opening night and award announcement:  Friday 1 November, 6pm

Fisher’s Ghost Art Award is an annual art prize inviting artists to submit works in a variety of artistic categories and mediums. With a total of $38,000 in prize money to be won, the Open section is acquisitive to the Campbelltown City Council collection and is valued at $25,000.

The Fisher’s Ghost Art Award coincides with Campbelltown’s annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. Held over 10 days, the Festival dates back to 1956 and celebrates Australia’s most famous ghost – Frederick Fisher.

In the past the Open Award has been awarded to some of Australia’s most respected contemporary artists including Elisabeth Cummings, Khaled Sabsabi, Justene Williams, David Bromley, Marion Borgelt, Raquel Ormella, Philip Wolfhagen, Tina Havelock Stevens and most recently Brian Fuata.

Key Dates

Entries Open Monday 1 July
Entries Close Wednesday 4 September at 4pm
Finalists Announced Monday 30 September
Official Opening Night and Award Announcement Friday 1 November
Exhibition open to the public Saturday 26 October – Thursday 5 December 2019

All works will be available for purchase

How to Enter
Enter online,  via hardcopy entry form available at the C-A-C front desk or to download an entry form, click here

Earlier Event: 15 July
Southern Ocean Art Prize