Contemporary Wearables ’13

Contemporary Wearables ’13

Biennial Jewellery Award & Exhibition

Entries are currently being accepted for Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery’s Contemporary Wearables ’13 Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition.

Established in 1989 and now in its thirteenth year, this respected award exhibition is open to all Australian and New Zealand artists and jewellers.

Available prize money awarded at the Judge’s discretion includes a First Prize of $5000 along with a Second Prize of $3000 and a Student Prize of $1500.

The Awards are non- acquisitive, however up to $7000 is available for acquisitions of suitable works for the Toowoomba City Collection.

Following the exhibition at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery (14 September to 27 October 2013), Contemporary Wearables ’13 is available for tour to galleries across Australia. In previous years Contemporary Wearables has been exhibited in regional art galleries, university museums and relevant institutions nationally.

“The Toowoomba Contemporary Wearables Award and Exhibition has grown into a very important event on the calendar for Australia’s and New Zealand’s jewellery makers, not only for emerging practitioners but also for established artists and galleries,” said Johannes Kuhnen, Judge of Contemporary Wearables ’09, Introduction in Contemporary Wearables’11  exhibition catalogue, August 2011.

Entries for Contemporary Wearables ’13 close 3 May 2013

Entry Conditions and an Application Form can be downloaded here. For more information regarding the competition or subsequent tour please contact Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.