Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize (NEAP)
Newcastle Art Space invites emerging artists to enter NEAP. This year’s event has expanded to include a 4D/Interactive media section alongside the sections of Painting, 3D/Sculpture, Works on Paper and Photo Media. An additional separate Secondary Student Art Prize (SSAP) for Year 10 to Year 12 students will run in conjunction with NEAP. Opening Night Announcement of Prize Winners: Saturday 20 August, 6:30pm. Judges for NEAP 2016 are Dani Marti (video, installation and public art), Wendy Sharpe (winner of the Archibald, Sulman and Portia Geach) and Ahn Wells (artist, Director Gallery 139 and founder of Independent Galleries Newcastle).