Painting by Anh Nguyen titled Jamboree Morning, acrylic on canvas 64cmx94cm

The Basil Sellers Art Prize Retrospective
Exhibition showcasing past winners
Sat 26 June – Sun 8 August 2021

Opening Night: 5.30pm, Friday 25 June 2021
Public Programs: 11am-12pm, Saturday 26 June 2021
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm

The Basil Sellers Art Prize Retrospective, is an exhibition showcasing the event’s history highlighting the idea of looking back to honour the many artists who have vied for this illustrious prize.

The Basil Sellers Art Prize is a biennial art competition celebrating and awarding artistic excellence and creative practice and offers a prize pool of over $25,000.

Despite a backdrop of crises that plagued 2020, the largest number of entries to date was received from artists across NSW and the ACT.

Featuring works by:
2004 – Sue Christie
2006 – Jennifer Hawkins
2008 – Kerry Johns
2010 – Stan Squires
2012 – Frances Luke
2014 – Susan Chancellor
2016 – Marryn Sommerville
2018 – Anh Nugyen
2020 – Peter Yates

This exhibition also features works from the People’s choice and Eurobodalla prize winners.

The Basil Sellers Art Prize was founded in 2004 by businessman, philanthropist and art collector Mr. Basil Sellers AM. Through a chance connection to Moruya, Mr. Sellers developed a long and fruitful partnership with the Shire that has supported Eurobodalla’s artistic community in meaningful ways.

Join us for opening night and the panel discussion

Opening night – book through Eventbrite
Panel discussion | Artist talk – book through Eventbrite

Public Programs

Panel discussion – Sat 26 June, 11:00am
This is a great opportunity for the public to hear directly from some of the artists about the ideas and themes explored in the exhibition and their extensive art practices more broadly.

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The Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre recognises Aboriginal people as the original inhabitants and custodians of all land and water in the Eurobodalla and respects their enduring cultural and spiritual connection to it. The Bas acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land in which we live and pays respect to Elders past, present and future.