The Taree Open Art Exhibition is on show at the Taree High School Hall until this Sunday, July 21.
Featuring hundreds of works across a range of mediums, winners were announced at the official opening on Saturday, July 13.
Taking out the major prize of Best work in Exhibition was Maitland artist Graham Cox for Bellingen Pastoral.
Judges this year were Helen Grant and Ken Strong.
More than 1000 people are expected to visit the exhibition this week.
Organised by Taree Artists, the Taree Open is the only major, annual art exhibition in the Manning Valley and attracts entries from across New South Wales.
This year the prize money on offer totalled $6000.
There are several categories, including oil or acrylic painting, watercolour, pastel, mixed media, drawing, miniatures and three dimensional works.
The exhibition runs from Sunday July 14 to Sunday July 21, open 9am to 4pm daily, except the last Sunday, when it closes at 2pm.
Taree Artists will start art classes for beginners in August in Taree.
People interested can get information at the hall during the exhibition.
Taree High School Hall is located on the corner of Albert and Macquarie Streets in Taree.
The Manning Regional Art Gallery is across the road from the high school hall in Macquarie Street, where Jason Wing's What Binds Us is showing until Sunday.
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