Got some Artistic Talent? Enter the 57th Lane Cove Art Awards

Did you know that Lane Cove has a very active arts community?  Not many suburbs have their own art gallery!! In addition to Gallery Lane Cove, there is the Lane Cove Art Society.

Lane Cove Art Society

The Lane Cove Art Society aims to encourage, recognise and reward artistic talent in the community. They warmly welcome new members – all you need to have is an interest in art.

Before COVID19 the Lane Cove Art Society meets at 8 pm on the 4th Tuesday of every month (except January and December). The meetings are held on the Lower Ground Floor, Lane Cove Living and Learning Centre, 164 Longueville Road. At each meeting, there is a demonstration or talk by a leading artist or guest speaker, and anyone interested in art is welcome to attend.

Lane Cove Art Award

Each year the Lane Cove Art Society partners with the Lane Cove Council to conduct the Lane Cove Art Award.  The Awards are now in their 57th year!!

Entries are now open for the Lane Cove Council 57th Art Award 2020.  Entry is open to all artist living in Australia.

Successful entries will be exhibited at Gallery Lane Cove from 28 August – 12 September, with Awards, presented on opening night 28 August.

Awards are presented in seven categories; Lane Cove Art Prize; Oils or Acrylics; Watercolours; Pastels Drawings or Prints; The Patron’s Prize; The Baytree by Ardency Prize; and Hyecorp Property Group Prize.

For full details on the categories, download the Lane Cove Art Award entry form.

Entries close Monday 17 August 2020.

This year the Lane Cove Council requires RSVP for the Exhibition Opening and Buyer’s Preview. The RSVP link will open via in August.

Lane Cove Art Awards Opening Night 2018

If you started painting or became more serious about painting during the COVID19 lockdown, why not enter the Lane Cove Art Award?

Art Classes in Lane Cove

If you want to learn how to draw, paint or get into pottery and ceramics then sign up for a Gallery Lane Cove art class.  Term 3 classes start at the end of July. More information here.

Our cover photo is some of the entries from last year’s Lane Cove Art Awards.

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