Clancy Prize for Religious Art

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Winners of the Clancy Prize for Religious Art will be announced at the opening night of an exhibition showcasing the entries at Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) McGlade Gallery in Strathfield in Sydney this week.


The Clancy Prize for Religious Art is open to students from secondary schools in the Sydney Archdiocese. The Catholic Education Office organises the event and ACU exhibits the work. The theme for the 2014 is a quote from St Francis of Assisi: Be praised my lord for the gift of Life; for changing dusk and dawn; for touching scent and song.

Awards will made during the opening night on Friday 21 March: The Clancy Prize, named in honour of Cardinal Clancy, second prize the Brian Jordon award, in honour of one of the founders of the Exhibition, and third prize from Monsignor Tony Doherty, one of the judges of the prize.

Event details

Exhibition: Clancy Prize for Secondary School Religious Art 2014-15

Date: 21 March - 5 April, opening night Friday 21 March 6pm-8pm

Gallery hours Monday-Saturday 11am - 4pm

Venue: The McGlade Gallery, Australian Catholic University, 25A Barker Road, Strathfield

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