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2 November - 1 December 2019

Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize

The fourth iteration of Noosa Regional Gallery's much anticipated drawing prize, the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize is dedicated to the memory of the late Lyn McCrae (1944 - 2015); contemporary visual artist, art educator and art collector.

Established by John McCrea in 2015 to honour Lyn’s passion for drawing as fundamental to visual arts practice, the non-aquisative 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.

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

Image: Lisa Woolfe, Winner 2019, Plateau 6, 2018, charcoal on fabiano paper, 120 x 150cm. Photo: Courtesy the artist.


DRAW Student Drawing Prize

DRAW 2019 is a contemporary drawing award open to all year 9 - 12 students living on the Sunshine Coast and Gympie Region. The Award aims to promote drawing as a fundamental step in arts practice.

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Image: Carly Schwenn, Year 9 Winner 2019, A dramatic point, 2019, graphite, 15.5 x 13.5cm. Photo: Courtesy the artist.



The Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize and DRAW 2019 are proudly supported by Friends Noosa Regional Gallery.