The Bayton Award 2019

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22 June 2019 – 4 August 2019

The Bayton Award and exhibition highlights the creativity and variety of artistic endeavour in our region. Drawing on artwork produced over the last twelve months, the exhibition reveals the shared concerns of artists living in Central Queensland. It is a snapshot of the many ways artists create and indicates the depth of creative skill across our community.

An initiative of the Rockhampton Art Gallery Philanthropy Board, Rockhampton Regional Council, and hosted by the Rockhampton Art Gallery; The Bayton Award is valued to $17,000 and comprises cash and in-kind contributions. The Award is named in recognition of the Right Reverend John Bayton AM for his significant contribution to the development of the Rockhampton Art Gallery Collection and will be judged by the Philanthropy Board and Rockhampton Art Gallery Director.

The Bayton Award is open to artists residing in the following regions and shires: Rockhampton, Livingstone, Gladstone, Banana, Woorabinda, Central Highlands, Isaac, Barcaldine, Blackall-Tambo, Longreach, Winton, Barcoo, Diamantina and Boulia. Applications are open now.

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Price: Free

Where: Rockhampton Art Gallery, Gold Room and Range Room
Parking: Victoria Parade or Bolsover Car Park behind the Gallery