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Basil Sellers Art Prize

The Basil Sellers Art Prize will return in February 2019 to coincide with the opening of the Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre and Moruya Library extension.

With a prize pool of over $25,000 the exhibition will feature works from around NSW and the ACT and the winning work will be acquired by businessman and philanthropist, Basil Sellers.

The major prize winner will receive $20,000. This is available to all entrants across NSW and the ACT. Artists from Eurobodalla will also be eligible for the Eurobodalla Shire Council’s acquisitive prize of $5,000.

Entry dates extended!

The Basil Sellers Art Prize call for entries have now been extended! To ensure artists have ample time to prepare their submission, Council has decided to extend the call of entries till Monday 29 October, 4pm.

Before you fill out the entry form, make sure to read the guidelines and conditions of entry and pay the entry fee:

Entry checklist

  1. Read the guidelines and conditions of entry
  2. Pay your entry fee via South Coast Tickets
  3. Enter the Basil Sellers Art Prize

2016 winner

The winner of the Basil Sellers Art Prize 2016 was Bega artist Merryn Sommerville with her pastel work 'Ghosts I've Met'.

'Ghosts I've Met' by Merryn Sommerville

More information

For more information contact our Indira Carmichael Coordinator Creative Arts Development: