The 17th Goulburn Workers Club Annual Art Prize will be held over the weekend and will have approximately 74 artists entering 275 artworks.
"Judging by all the other years, there is always lots of excellent work," Alex Mortensen, vice president of Goulburn and District Art Society, said.
Judging by all the other years, there is always lots of excellent work.Alex Mortensen
Artworks will be submitted for various sections including oils, water colour/pen and wash, acrylics, other media, miniatures, photography and digital art, and a members only section.
"The Goulburn Workers Club will donate $1000 prize to the overall winner," Mr Mortensen said.
Goulburn Workers Club Annual Art Prize will be held from October 11-13 and the official opening is at 6:30pm on Friday.
The opening has a $10 admission fee that includes finger foods and wines while at all other times entry is by gold coin donation.
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"There are always members on duty so that people can make purchases and talk to members of the Goulburn and District Art Society about the art and membership. We always welcome new members," he said.
The raffle prize is a work of art painted by Lesley Whitten. The raffle net proceeds will be donated to Goulburn Riding for the Disabled.
Like previous years, all the artworks showcased by various artists are up for sale this year as well.
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The Goulburn Workers Club Annual Art Prize is open on Friday and Saturday from 10am to 9pm and on Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
Last year, 87 artists entered 323 artworks, which were sold from $40 to $2,500.
The entries were by artists from different areas areas including Victoria, Queensland, south, north and central coasts, central New South Wales, ACT, Sydney basin and local artists.
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