The Bayton Award is open to artists residing in the following regions and shires: Rockhampton, Livingstone, Gladstone, Banana, Woorabinda, Central Highlands, Isaac, Barcaldine, Blackall-Tambo, Longreach, Winton, Barcoo, Diamantina and Boulia.
The winner of the Bayton Award receives:
1. $5,000 cash prize for the acquisition of the winning work as first right of refusal to the Rockhampton Art Gallery collection.
2. An international artist in residency in Singapore in 2018 arranged by Rockhampton Art Gallery consisting of in-kind and cash contributions to the value of $5,000.
3. Time to develop a new body of work for the residency undertaken, in the year 2019.
4. Solo exhibition at Rockhampton Art Gallery in 2020 consisting of in-kind and cash contributions to the value of $7,000 with Rockhampton Art Gallery undertaking first right of refusal on one of the exhibited works for acquisition to the Rockhampton Art Gallery collection without further payment.
Cost of entry:$30.00 which entitles the artist to up to three entries.
3 April 2017
Week of 10 April
Entrants notified of selection
Week of 17 April 2017
Delivery of works
Week of 22 May 2017
Week of 29 May 2017
Friday 2 June 2017
Sunday 16 July 2017
Collection of unsold works
Monday 17 & Tuesday 18 July 2017