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2017 Art Competition

Continuing to raise awareness of mental health within the Loddon community; the Loddon Healthy Minds Art Competition is on again in 2017!!

The theme this year is "Mental Health – Share Your Journey!”

This year’s theme is challenging entrants to share their mental health journey so far.  This might be as someone who is/has experienced poor mental health and your recovery journey; it may be what you do to support good mental health, your experience with someone who has good or poor mental health, or any stigma you may have encountered on your mental health journey.

 

As usual there will be two sections, an Open section for those over 18 and a Junior section for those between the ages of 14 to 18. 

Eligibility:

  • The open section of this competition is open to all Loddon Shire residents aged over 18 years
  • The junior section is open to all Loddon Shire residents between the ages of 14 to 18 years of age

Artwork entries:

  • All work is to be completed within the last 12 months and solely by the artist
  • Size of artwork is to be 1 metre square maximum and A4 minimum (needs to be transportable)
  • Any medium can be used (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture etc.)

Literary entries:

  • 500-1000 words related to the theme
  • Mental health focus – with all people de-identified
  • preference for typed entries

Prizes

For the Art Competition, prizes will be as follows:-

Best in Show:
To the value of $70

School section best in Show:
To the value of $60 (The Best in Show winning entry (if a school entry) is eliminated from this judging round)

Open first:
To the value of $50

Open runner up:
To the value of $20

Individual school first:
To the value of $50 (one per school)

Individual school runner up:
To the value of $20 (one per school)

All the art work will be exhibited locally in an exhibition organised by the Loddon Healthy Minds Network.

For the Literary Competition, prizes will be as follows:-

Open first:
Book voucher to the value of $50

Open runner up:
Book voucher to the value of $20

Junior first:
Book voucher to the value of $50

Junior runner up:
Book voucher to the value of $20

How To Enter

Entry forms and Briefs are available from:

The download links below and also

Municipal Offices: Wedderburn and Serpentine

Or contact the Community Wellbeing Officer on (03) 5494 1200.

Artwork Entry: All artwork is to be completed and delivered to the Loddon Shire office at Wedderburn or Serpentine by Monday 14 August 2017.

Notifications: Artists will be notified of judging, prizes, official launch, display venues, and dates following close of registrations.

Enquiries: Community Wellbeing Officer
Telephone: (03) 5494 1200
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