2017 marks the Inaugural launch of the Obi Art Prize a prize designed to highlight and inspire national and local issues of social importance through the work of Artists.
The Obi Art Prize launches a new theme each year, with the inspiring 2017 theme being
Respect based around the following issues.
- Domestic Violence
- Indigenous Healing
- LGBTI communities
- And/or Refugees
Art has the power to make a difference, and the world events of 2016 highlighted the need for RESPECT around these issues.
FIRST PRIZE MONEY: $3,000
PEOPLES CHOICE: $2,500
YOUTH AWARD: $1,500
OPENING DATE: 30th September 2016
CLOSING DATE: 31 March 2017