Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize

20 October  - 26 November 2017


Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize 2017  
Finalist exhibition 

20 October  -  26 November 2017


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 winner of the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize 2017 is Jim Cox pictured here
with his work 'Grass'. 
Click here for the Judges Statement 





2017 Finalists 


The 2017 finalists are:

Pauline Adair, Kym Barrett, Zela Bissett, Kerry Blackwell, Peter Breen, Pat Cale, Glenise Clelland, Robert Clinch, Jim Cox, Nicole Crosswell, Janice Dunlop, Wendy Epp, Ruth Horton, Helen Lawson, Michelle Maclennan, Deb Mostert, Jane Parker, Alan Pirie, Beatrice Prost, Trevor Purvis, Jan Rae, Agnieszka Ragankiewicz Wyspianska, Phil Rolton, Michael Simms, Kym Tabulo, Greer Townshend, Sam Vatovey, Pam Walpole, Marg Watt and Angelique Wavés.

People’s Choice Award 2017 sponsored by Friends Noosa Regional Gallery

Gallery visitors are invited to cast a vote for their favourite Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing prize entry in the People’s Choice award until Saturday 25 November 2017.
The People’s Choice award goes to the artist who receives the most votes.

Sunday 26 November from 10.30am -12.30pm 
Friends Noosa Regional Gallery will host a morning tea to announce
the winner of the $1,000 People's Choice prize.
Free event. All welcome. 


  Download the official invitation here