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.

We are thrilled to announce this year’s Basil Sellers Art Prize finalists are:

Suzanne Shelley
Gillian Wilde
Tim Moorhead
Lucila Zentner
Graeme Krake
Janet Isobel Jones
Joe Bollen
Max Berry
Janece Huntley
Madeleine Kelly
Anh Nguyen
David Whitfield
Nicole Grimm-Hewitt
David Ramsland
Stuart Whitelaw
Zuza Zochowski
Jane de la Vega
Heather Burness
Mirabel FitzGerald
Amanda Fuller
Andrew Smith
Merryn Sommerville
Marian Webb
Raewyn Lawrence
Nicolette Eisdell
Grace Paleg
Stephanie McClory
Suzannah Jones

2016 winner

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

Basil Seller 2016 winner

‘Ghosts I’ve Met’ by Merryn Sommerville

More information

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