We welcome you to a SPECIAL PREVIEW OF STILL on Friday 20th September from 6pm with the Friends of Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery. This is your opportunity to be the first to view the incredible finalists before the National Still Life Award officially opens and prizes are announced the following night.
Tickets are limited so please ensure you book online today!
It promises to be an entertaining evening with a special performance by our local 11th Hour Choir and informative insights from this year’s STILL judge, Rebecca Coates, Director of Shepparton Art Museum (pictured below).
Location: Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coff Street , Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450
Be one of the first to vote in the popular People’s Choice Award and should you fall in love with one of the artworks, you will have a chance to submit an early expression of interest.
This year STILL received a record number of entries from artists across Australia, even topping the famous Archibald Prize. No doubt inspired by the $30,000 prize! Of the 56 finalists selected, 14 hail from our Northern NSW region. See how these artists have approached the still life genre including sculpture, painting, ceramics, printmaking, photography, installation and video. Still finalist below: Freeman Honor, Small Acts of Care ,2019, slip cast porcelain.
WIN a Trip to Melbourne! You can also grab some raffle tickets to go into the draw for a trip for 2 to the culture capital including flights, 3 nights in a 5 star hotel and breakfasts. Tickets $5 from the Gallery with funds going towards our gallery’s collection. Thank you to The Travel Centre for the prize worth $2,500!
We are thrilled that our fundraising efforts allow Friends to Sponsor STILL this year, contributing to a prize that has attracted outstanding talent and positioned Coffs Harbour as a destination for still life art.
Come celebrate STILL with canapes and soft drinks provided on arrival, and a selection of wines and beer available at our paid bar.
Remember to book your free ticket at: https://stillpreview.eventbrite.com.au
From an email from the Friends of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery