Grab your art equipment  pencils, paints, collage, mixed media  and celebrate the people of Upwey important to you!

Inspired by the Archibald Prize, the Upwey Archies is a community portrait prize project. 

The portraits are judged by an art expert and Winner, Highly Commended, Heart and Packing Room Awards are given in both Open, and Youth (14 yrs and under) categories.

Here's an opportunity to have your work publicly displayed on the walls and windows of Upwey traders, including:

  • Hosford Health Clinic

  • Upwey Chiropractic

  • Upwey Newsagency

  • Mr Fixit

  • Enchanted Pine

  • Flowers by Ward & Wylie

  • Travellers Place

  • Community Link

  • Tin Pan Alley

  • Upwey Community Bank

  • Maria's Cafe

  • Nevedya Cafe

  • The Fat Goat Micropub

  • Silhouette Grooming & Pet Supplies.

Upwey Archies Schedule
  • August – entries open, pay the application fee and receive a canvas at Burrinja

  • Early October – submit your artwork and completed application form to Burrinja

  • Mid-October – awards presentation ceremony and launch of public display

  • Mid-October to mid-November – artwork on display at various Upwey businesses.

Keep an eye out for more details later this year.

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