The Hornsby Art Prize is an annual art award and exhibition organised and sponsored by Hornsby Shire Council and delivered in partnership with the Hornsby Art Society. The Hornsby Art Prize is aimed at encouraging the creative talents of people and providing a showcase for their works. The prize is open to artists from across Australia and its goals are to;
- Identify and celebrate outstanding local artists
- Promote and encourage the local emerging artists in Hornsby Shire
- Position the work of Hornsby Shire artists within the wider context of the Australian contemporary art environment
- Encourage artists to aspire to excellence
- Increase awareness of culture and the Visual Arts within the region
- Recognise the contribution that the visual arts make towards a vibrant, healthy community
HAP 2017 Update –
Entries for the 2017 Hornsby Art Prize are now closed. The adjudication process has commenced and artists can expect to be informed by email of finalists for 2017 by the close of business, Wednesday 25 October 2017.
Council, the Hornsby Art Society and the Hornsby Art Prize Project Team wish all entrants the very best for the adjudication.
Click on the link to read more about the Hornsby Art Prize