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Calling for proposals for the Merri-bek Summer Show 2021

15 Jul 2021

The Counihan Gallery is delighted to announce the theme for its ever popular Merri-bek Summer Show.

Held at the end of each year, the Merri-bek Summer Show is open to all artists who live, work, study or base their studion practice in Merri-bek.

Eligible artists are invited to submit one work which responds to the selected exhibition theme.

This year's theme is History & Heritage, which has the potential to resonate with everyone and prompt an array of responses.

Each year one entry is selected by a panel of judges for the Noel Counihan Commemorative Art Award, a professional development package of $3000.

People’s Choice Award selected by visitors of $1000 is announced at the end of the exhibition. 
Peers' Choice Award voted for by participating artists is sponsored by Brunswick Bound independent bookstore, a book pack valued at $250.

Key dates

  • Applications close: Thursday 30 September, 5pm
  • Artwork delivered by: Friday 29 – Sunday 31 October 2021
  • Exhibition dates: Saturday 13 November – Saturday 11 December 2021

Learn more about the Merri-bek Summer Show 2021.