ART lovers will have longer to view the Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize this year.
Held in conjunction with Tastes of Rutherglen, the Arts Rutherglen Inc-curated art show will run from Friday, March 6, until Sunday, March 15.
Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize artistic director Joy Schmidt said 700 people viewed the exhibition in just three days last year.
"We are hoping for many more over the 10 days to give our artists better exposure," she said.
Last year the show exhibited 492 works, by 280 artists.
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Five award categories include painting/mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture and work on paper ($7000 prizemoney).
This year there will be a greater emphasis on attracting 12-18-year-olds to showcase their talent by awarding two Youth Prizes of $250 each sponsored by Arts Rutherglen and Indigo Shire Council.
Entries close on Friday.
The exhibition runs in the RSL Memorial Hall.
For details visit artsrutherglen.com.au.