Vipoo Srivilasa's work titled "Household Shrine", has been shortlisted for the 2017 National Still Life Award. Srivilasa's work is one of 63 work selected from over 600 entries.
The opening night and announcement of the winner will take place on Saturday 25th November from 6pm. Lisa Slade, Assistant Director of Artistic Programmes at the Art Gallery of South Australia, is the judge of the 2017 award.
The gallery is planning a fun and stimulating weekend with a festival bar, entertainment throughout and a program of talks with the judge and shortlisted artists.
The gallery will be open from Thursday 23rd November for voting for the People’s Choice award (of $5000). The Still opening night will be preceded on Friday 24th November by the Friends of the Gallery’s Art Goes to Court, a special fundraising event in anticipation of breaking ground on our new gallery, with all proceeds going towards acquiring new artworks for the gallery’s still life collection. ABC radio and television host James Valentine will lead one of his renowned “pub chats” among a program of entertainment showcasing the creativity and vibrancy of the Coffs Coast. Please see www.friendschrg.com.au for more information.
The Still exhibition runs from Friday 24th November 2017 to Saturday 20th of January 2018
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery is open to the public from Tuesday through to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 6648 4863 during opening hours.