Four local artists Ian Pearson of Nimbin, Anita Hochman of Tregeagle, Joanna Burgler of Bangalow and Alstonvilles Glen Vause have been shortlisted for the 2006 Country Energy Art Prize for landscape painting.
They are among seven artists from the Far North Coast to make it to the final 42 (from more than 450 entries).
The winner of the $35,000 prize will be announced at the Goulburn Art Gallery on October 12. An exhibition of all the finalists works will hang at that gallery until November 11.
This years finalists, from first-time artists to winners of the Archibald, will be judged by renowned Australian artist Tim Storrier.
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