Congratulations to Janne Kearney who has been selected as a finalist in this year's Portia Geach Memorial Award! This painting 'There's a Rainbow after every Storm' is dedicated to Janne's late husband Mick. 'Stay strong in the darkest days, the darkness will pass, there’s a rainbow after every storm, so embrace the colour of life. 'She believed she could, so she did'.
Janne Kearney announced as finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award
Kathrin Longhurst announced as finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award
Congratulations to Kathrin Longhurst who has been announced as a finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award 2021 with thispowerful painting 'The Young Poet (Portrait of Haya)', 2021, oil on linen, 180 x 180cm. The Portia Geach Memorial Award is on at the SH Ervin Gallery from Thu 4 November 2021 until Sun 19 December 2021. Find out more here.
Margaret Ackland announced as finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award
Congratulations to Margaret Ackland who has been announced as a finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award 2021 with this stunning watercolour 'The Reader. A Self portrait in Silver with Glass and Stripes' 2021 80x75cm. The Portia Geach Memorial Award is on at the SH Ervin Gallery from Thu 4 November 2021 until Sun 19 December 2021. Find out more here.
Janne Kearney wins National Capital Art Prize
Janne Kearney has won the inaugural National Capital Art Prize with her painting 'All Day Sucker'. The National Capital Art Prize is a Canberra based not-for-profit company that was established in March 2021. Managed by honorary Directors, the company supports and showcases Australian artists and celebrates their skill and diversity through an annual national painting competition. The competition was also established to profile Australia's national capital as a cultural hub. The exhibition runs from Saturday 30th October – 14th November. Find out more here.
Kim Anderson announced as WAMA finalist
Congratulations to Kim Anderson on her selection into the inaugural WAMA Art Prize with this incredible detailed drawing 'Engulfed' ink, charcoal and pastel on paper, 105cm x 75cm.
WAMA (Where Art Meets Nature) is an eco-tourism destination project celebrating the relationship between art, science and nature located adjacent to the national heritage listed Grampians (Gariwerd).
The prize focuses on artworks that reflect an acute awareness of the many environmental issues facing all of us. View the full selection of finalists here
Annika Romeyn Selected As A Finalist In The 2021 Hazelhurst Art Prize
Annika Romeyn has again been selected as a finalist in a significant Australian Art Prize. Her work, Double Vision Stockyard Spur (detail pictured aboce) will be amongst the finalist works in this years Hazeulhurst Art Prize. Congratulations Annika and good luck for when the winner is announced.