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Visual artists nominations called for the inaugural Cayte Latta Memorial Award
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Visual artists nominations called for the inaugural Cayte Latta Memorial Award

LAST UPDATED // Monday, 08 September 2014 12:00

Are you a visual artist? Have you created an artwork with an LGBTI theme? Then you could be in the running for a $1000 cash prize at his year’s Honour Awards.

Now in its eighth year, the Honour Awards are an annual gala charity fundraiser and celebration of NSW’s LGBTI community.

This year the awards will add a new category – the Cayte Latta Memorial Award for Visual Art. The award winner will also receive a $1000 cash prize thanks to an endowment from the Friends of Cayte.

The award has been named in honour of the late Cayte Latta, a photographer, artist filmmaker and social activist who was well known in the LGBTI community.

The award aims to recognise visual art that expresses, interprets or explores issues or themes affecting the LGBTI community.

Eligible mediums are: photography, painting, drawing, video, filmmaking, printmaking or graphic design. The award is a national award and is open to all residents of Australia.

Artists can submit entries of previous work or work specifically created for the Award. Only an image of the artwork is required. Images should be uploaded at time of submission or a link should be provided under the Supporting Statement section of the online nomination form.

Nominations are free and can be submitted by the actual artist or on behalf of the artist by a friend or admirer.

To nominate your own work of the work of an artist you admire, please visit: www.honourawards.com.au

The Honour Awards take place on September 17 at the Ivy Ballroom at The Ivy Ballroom. Tickets are $85 per person and include wine, beer, canapés and entertainment. More info: www.honourawards.com.au

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