Yes, the rumours are true! The iconic Boranup Gallery has come on board for this year’s 13th Annual Margaret River Art Auction.
Boranup Gallery will sponsor a brand new prize, The Boranup Gallery Art Prize.
Up for grabs is an exhibition in the dedicated Emerging Artists Room, otherwise known as The Red Tail Room for a two month period. This represents a great opportunity for emerging artists to raise their profile.
There are terms and conditions for this prize, please contact us here if you would like to receive more information.
For more information on the Boranup Gallery go to their website http://www.boranupgallery.com/ or check out their Facebook page.
Thanks Boranup Gallery, we are really excited about this prize division!
The 2018 Boranup Gallery Art Prize http://www.boranupgallery.com/ is a fantastic addition to the 13th Annual Margaret River Art Auction https://www.facebook.com/AnnualMargaretRiverArtAuction/ – Sat, Oct 27 at Margaret River TAFE
The 13th Annual Margaret River Art Auction
The Annual Margaret River Art Auction is now in its 13th year. This popular event continues to showcase diverse works from the region’s most prominent artists, high-profile interstate contributors, and emerging local artists.
Our 2018 event will be held on Saturday 27 October in the Winery Campus at the Margaret River TAFE on Bussel Highway from 6pm. Up to 300+ guests will bid on more than 60 items of fabulous art.
In 2017 the auction raised around $25,000 for Margaret River Independent School.We would like to invite you to make an art donation.
Tickets are $20 and include a complimentary glass of wine and refreshments.
ARTISTS’ AWARDS – valued at over $4500
These awards, kindly donated by our event sponsors, will be presented on the night to four exhibiting artists:
The Margaret River Art Prize sponsored by Bendigo Bank $2500
Jarrahdale’s People’s Choice Award First Prize $1500
MRIS People’s Choice Award Second Prize $500
The Boranup Gallery Art Prize.
The winner of the inaugural Boranup Gallery Art Prize will be awarded the opportunity to exhibit their work in a dedicated emerging artist room in the gallery for a two month period which can be renegotiated at the end of this term if required. This represents a great opportunity for artists looking to raise their profile.
ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Margaret River Independent School offers a unique learning environment with a strong focus on academics and character development. The Arts play a significant role in MRIS’s learning process, with many of our students going on to become successful in this area.
Over $25,000 was raised for Margaret River Independent School through our annual Annual Margaret River Art Auction on Saturday. More than 250 enjoyed the night with some wonderful art going under the hammer. Thanks to all our fabulous artists, parents,and sponsors, and our Auctioneer Extraordinaire – Neil Earl!
courtesy of the Augusta-Margaret Art Auction 2015 flyer DL 6
River Mail, 5th June, 2013
AN estimated $30,000 was raised at the eighth annual Margaret River Art Auction on Saturday at the Cultural Centre, a very successful fundraiser for the Margaret River Independent School.
Rhonda Dornan was presented with the Kent Le Grand Memorial
Award, by the late Mr Le Grand’s son Barnabas who came down from Perth for the event.
The organisers thank the artists and sponsors for all their generosity to the school community and help to make the annual event go off so well.