Rick Amor, one of Australia's leading contemporary artists, has sponsored a $10,000 competition for small drawings at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
Amor says "I hope that this prize gives people one more reason to keep drawing on paper… the most direct and intimate expression of an artist's sensibility".
Important Dates for the Rick Amor Drawing Prize 2012
Entries close: Friday 24 February 2012
Artists advised of selection by: Friday 23 March 2012
Final delivery date for artworks: Friday 13 April 2012
Announcement of prize winner and official opening: Friday 27 April 2012
Exhibition dates:Saturday 28 April - Sunday 24 June 2012
The judge for the second Rick Amor Drawing Prize will be noted Australian artist Prudence Flint.