Artists compete again

2017-07-12 06:01

Aspiring artists are encouraged to enter this year’s Phatshoane Henney New Breed Art competition. This year’s is the second edition following the first, which was launched last year.

The competition is presented by Phatshoane Henney Attorneys in association with the Oliewenhuis Art Museum.

Submissions of entries will be done at the Oliewenhuis Art Museum from 4 to 10 September. All competition winners, including merit award winners, will automatically qualify for preparation support and the Winners Group Exhibition to be held at Gallery on Leviseur to showcase a broader body of the competition winners’ work.

The art competition offers R100 000 in prize money, which will be allocated to the competition winners. The first prize of R50 000 will be awarded to the winner, R20 000 to the runner-up and R10 000 each to two merit award winners, as well as R10 000 to the public choice award winner.

Aspiring artists are encouraged to enter and carefully read the submission requirements to ensure they prepare well and timeously to avoid late or incomplete submissions. For the entry form and more competition information, artists can visit the art competition website at

For more information, contact Magdel Louw, competition coordinator, at or Ester le Roux, curator at Oliewehuis, at oliewen@nasmus.­ or 051-011-0525.

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