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Saturday, December 3, 2016


Deadline: January 15 2017

The theme for the 2017 KZNSA Members exhibition is CHARACTER (S)

“Character (s):
the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual
the distinctive nature of something
a person seen in terms of a particular aspect of character”

Artists must be a member of the society to enter and only one submission per member will be accepted. While there are no limits with regards to medium, discipline and/or scale, artists are requested to check with the Gallery Administrator whether the gallery can accommodate their artwork medium, discipline and/or scale.

Submissions can be made during the period January 13 to 15. All artworks are to be accompanied by a submission form.  Entries close midday on January 15.

A panel of judges will award the Joan Emmanuel Family Floating Trophy and prize money to the winning artwork. The runners-up will also receive a share of the R20,000 prize generously donated by the Emmanuel Family. The judges may consider originality, theme interpretation and technical ability when reviewing the work.

KZNSA Annual Members’ Exhibition 2017 runs from January 17 to February 5. The KZNSA is situated at 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, in Durban. More information on 031 277 1705, fax 031 201 8051 or cell 082 220 0368 or visit