Press Release 2017
TAP GALLERY & WOMEN ON BOARDS
INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY ART PRIZE 2017
6th – 19th March 2017
Opening night Wednesday 8th March
6pm to 8pm at TAP Gallery
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, Women on Boards will award first prize for The International Women’s Day ART PRIZE at TAP Gallery on Wednesday 8th March. The International Womens Day Art Prize is now in its 8th year. Last year saw more than 150 entries in all media and the winner was selected by guest judges. Also included was a people’s choice award inviting the attending public to vote for their favourite work on the evening.
“It was an honour to have my print chosen from the diverse and interesting works entered for the WOB International Women’s Day Art Prize. As a part-time print-maker who juggles a passion for print-making with full-time employment, I was thrilled to win the prize” said Kirsten McDonald, winner of the 2010 award.
TAP Gallery is calling for artists to enter the 2017 WOB INTERNATIONAL WOMENS ART PRIZE.
“We are passionate about the progression of women in all walks of life and it’s for this reason we have set up this annual prize” said Ruth Medd, Chair, Women on Boards.
Women on Boards is the leading advocate for improving gender diversity on Australian boards and work to improve women’s access to, and opportunities to be selected for, board positions in all sectors.
The prize has an open theme allowing female artists to freely express themselves in all mediums & genres.
We invite the public to attend on Wednesday 8th March 6pm at Tap Gallery when the winner will be presented with their award.
Celebrating International Women’s Day with the launch of the “WOB International Women’s Art Prize” TAP Gallery is featuring a week of Women’s events. Stay tuned for more Women in film,music & much more. All of these events are open to the public and all are welcome.
TAP Gallery is open daily 12-6pm
Evening events vary.
For more information, please visit www.tapgallery.org.au or contact Lesley on 0400810440
259 Riley St Surry Hills NSW 2010
TAP Gallery is a not-for-profit organisation run by artists.