The acquisitive Corangamarah Art Prize has become a mainstay in the calendar of Australian artists. Held each year this year it is to be held on the 7 July, with the exhibition dates from 8-21 July. The Prize is awarded to a two dimensional artwork in any medium, which has been inspired by a happening or experience from the year preceding – a conceit.
con.ceit’, n. [ME. conceit, conseit; OFr.concept,conceit, from L. conceptus, a collecting, taking, from concipere,to take, lay hold of, perceive.]
1 (a) a concept; that which is conceived, imagined, or formed in the mind; idea; thought; image (b) personal opinion. [Rare]
2 understanding; power or faculty of conceiving; apprehension; as, a man of quick conceit. [Obs.]
3 fancy; imagination
4 vi to conceive an idea; to think. [Obs]
The Corangamarah Art Prize is held under the auspices of Colac Area Health and thus operates under the provisions of Colac Area Health
Unfortunately, the Corangamarah Art Prize will not be held this year, but will be back in 2014.
For further information, go to: http://www.cahfoundation.org.au/events/corangamarah-art-prize-con-ceit13/