Flinders Lane Gallery is proud to announce that our very own Kathrin Longhurst has been awarded the Archibald 2021 Packing Room Prize. Kathrin was chosen from amongst 938 entries and 52 finalists. This is her 2nd time as a finalist and her first Archibald Packing Room Prize. We wish Kathrin the best of luck when the winner is announced on the 4th of June.
Kathrin Longhurst wins the 2021 Archibald Packing Room Prize
Ken Smith announced as a finalist in 2021 National Still Life Award
Congratulations to FLG artist Ken Smith who has just been announced as a finalist in 2021 National Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery. The exhibition opens and the winner is announced on 14 August.
Gina Kalabishis - Artist-in-Residence at Umbi Gumbi
FLG artist Gina Kalabishis is currently undertaking an Artist-in-Residence at Umbi Gumbi, a beautiful 100-acre property of spotted gum forest situated outside the township of Bermagui in NSW. Initiated in 2018 the program builds on the property's rich cultural history, providing an inspirational place for artists to pursue their practice. We can't wait to see the fruits of Gina's time spent in this magnificent landscape.
Annika Romeyn acquired by ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection
We are delighted to announce that this intricate and large scale watercolour monotype has just been acquired for the ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection.
Artwork : Undergrowth (Stockyard Spur) 2020 watercolour-monotype-on-paper 168x228cm
Annika Romeyn wins Burnie Print Prize 2021
Annika Romeyn has won the Burnie Print Prize with her piece ‘Guerilla Bay 3’ (2019, watercolour monotype on paper, 168cm x 76cm) ! The Burnie Regional Art Gallery’s flagship exhibition and competition, the Burnie Print Prize celebrates the highest standards of printmaking in Australia and Oceania. As one of Australia’s richest and most prestigious printmaking awards, the competition underscores the importance of this arduous and exacting medium. The exhibition will be on display from 26 March until 1 May 2021.
Melissa Melissa Boughey announced as a finalist in Muswellbrook Art Prize.
Melissa Boughey has been announced as a finalist in the $50,000 acquisitive Muswellbrook Art Prize. Melissa says of her painting 'Tree Symphony', oil and beeswax on canvas 135 x 112cm, "Through colour harmony, structural juxtaposition, and paint process I hope to create a feeling of joy or surprise; as if the elements are all singing together and have an innate energy. This can only be achieved through a somewhat open enquiry, allowing accidents to happen and exploring colour relationships."