Libris Awards

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The time has come! Artspace Mackay invites entries for the 2016 Libris Awards: The Australian Artists Book Prize.

Three prizes in three categories will be awarded for artists books by Australian artists completed in the last two years.

  • CATEGORY ONE: Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal National Artists Book Award $10,000 acquisitive prize
  • CATEGORY TWO: Mackay Regional Council Regional Artists Book Award $2500 acquisitive prize
  • CATEGORY THREE: Artspace Mackay Foundation Youth and Student Artists Book Award $2000 acquisitive prize

Entries open April 29 and close 5pm, July 8, 2016.

Submit your entry online

For a full list of terms and conditions visit www.artspacemackay.com.au/librisawards_termsandconditions

Libris Awards

Important dates

  • Friday, April 29, 2016 – entries open
  • 5pm, Friday,  July 8, 2016 – closing date for entries
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 – shortlist of finalists published online
  • Monday, August 8, 2016 – deadline for delivery of finalists’ artworks to Artspace Mackay
  • August 27 – October 16, 2016 – exhibition dates
  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 – awards event and announcement of winners
  • November 1-4, 2016 – finalists’ works to be collected / returned by post

The Libris Awards in an initiative of Mackay Regional Council through Artspace Mackay. These awards seek to develop awareness of the council’s significant collection of artists books, and to develop the collection further through the acquisition of new works by leading Australian artists working in this field.

Enquiries: librisawards@mackay.qld.gov.au