Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize


Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize 2017                

Noosa Regional Gallery invites contemporary Australian artists to submit

works for entry in to the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize.

Dedicated to the memory of the late Lyn McCrea (1944 – 2015);
contemporary visual artist, art educator and art collector.

The Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize was established by John McCrea in 2015
to honour Lyn’s passion for drawing as fundamental to visual arts practice.
The prize is a national award held annually and is open to all practicing
Australian contemporary artists.
The aim of the prize is to promote excellence in contemporary Australian drawing.


The Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize is auspiced by the Noosa Regional Gallery.


One Prize - One Winner $3000 cash*

People’s Choice Award $1000
People’s Choice Award is proudly sponsored by Friends Noosa Regional Gallery



All entries open l 11 August 2017
Application close I 24 September 2017
Shortlisted entries notified l 29 September - 3 October 2017
Announcement of winner and official opening l 5pm, 21 October 2017
Exhibition dates l 20 October - 26 November 2017


Entry Fee
A non-refundable fee of $25.00 (inc. GST) is payable for work entered.
Artist may only enter 1 artwork in total as set out on the Entry Form.
Artworks entered previously are not eligible to enter.
Enter online at:

Entry forms are available from 10 August 2017 here
or can be collected in person from the Gallery.


*Prize money will be paid by cheque