City of Clarence Open Art Exhibition

The Clarence Open Art Exhibition is a biennial event held in both the Schoolhouse Gallery and Rosny Barn at Rosny Farm. Open to all Tasmanian artists, Clarence City Council actively promotes the participation of people in the arts and the Open Art Exhibition provides a valuable opportunity for artists to show their work to the public.

Clarence City Council invites local artists to exhibit paintings, photography, drawing and print works in this ever popular exhibition with prizes.

Call for Entries are now open until 6 March 2020.


Important dates –

Entries Close: 6 March 2020
Deliver Artworks: Friday 13th, Saturday 14th or Sunday 15th March between 11am – 5pm
Official Opening and Prize announcements: Sunday 22nd March at 2pm
Exhibition Dates: 20 March  – 17 April 2020


Ways to enter –


Winners of the 2018 Clarence Open Art prizes –

Overall winner  – Alex Wanders, “Undone image No.8”, acrylic on canvas.

Winner Painting – Margaret Sonnemann, “Antonios the Greek”, Oil

Winner Drawing – Dana Boron, “Still Life”, Pastel

Winner Printmaking – Elizabeth Archer, “At Rest”, Drypoint

Winner Photography/digital imaging – David Walker, “Early morning – to work”, Archival Inkjet print

Mayor’s selection – David Jones, “Clouds over the Handsome Sugarloaf”, Oil

Hanger’s prize – Alison Dower, “Kitchenware”, Mixed media



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