Brett Ferry has been announced as a Finalist in the 2022 John Leslie Art Prize with his diptych Artificial Landscape 1 and 2. The coveted $20,000 acquisitive prize will be announced at Gippsland Art Gallery’s Spring Season Launch on Friday 9 September. We wish Brett the best of luck!
Brett Ferry announced as 2022 John Leslie Art Prize Finalist
JANNE KEARNEY ANNOUNCED AS A FINALIST IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL ART PRIZE 2022
Annika Romeyn announced as Finalist in the 2022 Swan Hill Print & Drawing Awards
Annika Romeyn has been announced as a Finalist in the 2022 Swan Hill Print & Drawing Awards with Double Vision (Mt Gingera) 2020. Winners will be announced on the 2 September 2022. More info here.
MICHAEL SIMMS SELECTED AS A FINALIST IN THE 2022 DARLING PRIZE AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Congratulations to Michael Simms who has been selected as a Finalist in the 2022 Darling Prize at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra with this amazing portrait of Zaachariaha Fielding. The judges have selected 39 paintings from a field of hundreds. Zaachariah is an extraordinary musician and visual artist. The Darling Portrait Prize is a national prize for Australian portrait painting honouring the legacy of Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG (1921-2015), who was instrumental in establishing the National Portrait Gallery of Australia.
Jacob Leary 'Futures' exhibition at Dark MOFO & Good Grief Studio
Curated by Jacob Leary and presented by Dark MOFO and Good Grief Studio, 'Futures' explores sights and sounds of things to come. An immersive exhibition, guided meditation projects the body into speculative futures where real-world surfaces mesh with digital in a post-human world of unmapped spaces. More information here.
Michelle Molinari in Fragile Earth: Extinction at Gippsland Art Gallery
Gippsland Art Gallery introduces 'Fragile Earth', a new series of biennial exhibitions that will explore different aspects of our changing climate and its effect on life on Earth. The first of the series, 'Extinction', sees artists come together to explore and articulate through their various art practices the complexities of our current ecological crisis. Information on the exhibition can be found here.