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Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery Art Writing Prize

The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery Art Writing Prize is an award for visual art writing in Western Australia. The prize is open to all, including UWA students, Westerly subscribers and the wider community.

It is intended to encourage creative and scholarly responses by emerging writers to exhibitions and art exhibited at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, including works from the Berndt Museum, the UWA Art Collection and the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art.

Essays should address one or more artworks or exhibitions presented at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery during the year of the competition.

Maximum 1500 words.

First Prize: $1,000 and have their winning essay published in Westerly and on our website. The winner will also have the opportunity to participate in UWA Publishing creative writing masterclasses during WINTERarts 2020 (July) and receive a copy of a recent UWA Publishing art publication.

Closing date for entries: 29 November 2019.

Find out more on the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery website.

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