Libris Awards

2018 Dates and Judges Announced

Entries open 5 February 2018, closing 19 March 2018.

Exhibition opening event – Saturday 26 May 2018

Exhibition dates – Saturday 26 May – Sunday 19 August 2018.

Artspace Mackay is thrilled to welcome an esteemed judging panel for the 2018 Libris Awards including Rodger Butler AM and Helen Cole.

Roger Butler AM is Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Australia. An expert in his field, Roger has written widely, curated and lectured on Australian prints and their place in the Asia/ Pacific region. Initiator of the Australian Print Symposium and past President of the Print Council of Australia (1986-90) are two of the many achievements Roger has made in his field. In 2011 Roger was appointed a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for services to the visual arts.

Artspace Mackay is also pleased to welcome Helen Cole, former Coordinator of the Australian Library of Art as the second guest judge for the 2018 Libris Awards. With a career spanning over 30 years, Helen is an expert in the field of rare and artists’ books. Commencing work at the State Library of Queensland in 1986, notable projects that Helen has been involved with include development of the James Hardie Library of Australian Fine Arts (with particular focus on antiquarian, botanical art and artist’s book collections) and development of the Siganto Foundation.

HOW TO ENTER: artists are encouraged to enter online from 5 February 2018

Visit http://www.artspacemackay.com.au/whats_on/libris_awards for updates and online entry forms.

For paper entry forms and all other enquiries please email librisawards@mackay.qld.gov.au

2018 Libris Award Terms and Conditions

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Contact: Artspace Mackay

Phone: 4961 9772