Newsflash! 2016 Winners Announced

The Henry Lawson Festival has a long and distinguished history in supporting and promoting The Arts in NSW and beyond. Running continuously since 1958, the Festival is the oldest running festival of the Arts in NSW.

We are pleased to announce the Photographic Competition and Exhibition is once again going to contribute to and enrich this diverse celebration of The Art.

Our Photographic Competition has always been held in high standing. Photography is one of the four statuette categories. The 2016 overall Photographic winner will receive the Festival’s statuette by Michael Mandelc, Katoomba. The statuette is cast in bronze and depicts Henry Lawson’s “The Drover’s Wife”.

The Photography Competition is a platform for photographers to share their skills and gain public recognition, while the exhibition is a source of appreciation and enjoyment for the visitors to Grenfell’s Henry Lawson Festival of The Arts.

Come Home

This year, 2016, Grenfell is celebrating 150 years of a rich and exciting rural history. Grenfell is calling home all past residents. Grenfell is also calling out to everyone who would like to come and rejoice with our town. We all feel the call to come home. Is home a place, a person, a journey? The theme of the Henry Lawson Festival Photographic Competition this year all about what home is to you, “Come Home”. It is a theme open to interpretation, and is an opportunity to express through image the connection each of us has to Home..

Having an overarching theme leaves open the doors of creativity. Keeping entry to the competition simple, we are having the following sections:

  • Open
    • Colour
    • Black and White
  • Junior (under 16yrs)
    • Colour
    • Black and White

To further assist entrants, the Photographic Committee will window mount all entries received that are 12” x 8” prints. Simply send your prints and entry form to the Committee.

We encourage all to create and enter their photographic vision of “Come Home” to the Henry Lawson Festival of The Arts.

Coordinator Information

Angela Hunter

p. 02 6343 2855

Entry Form

Entries are closed for 2016