A big congratulations to Leah Thiessen, whose work, 'Lands Texture', oil on polycotton, 123cm x 123cm (seen above) was selected in the Live In Art Prize, Sydney. Leah was an invitation finalist and did FLG very proud in the exhibition earlier this year.
LEAH THIESSEN SELECTED AS AN INVITATION FINALIST IN LIVE IN ART PRIZE
KIM ANDERSON COMMISSIONED BY THE CITY AND ART GALLERY OF BALLARAT
FLG's Kim Anderson has been commissioned by the City of Ballarat, together with the Art Gallery of Ballarat, to create a new work that documents the global Covid-19 pandemic and Ballarat's place within it. Pending the lifting of restrictions, the commissioned work will be exhibited at the Art Gallery of Ballarat in late 2020 and/or early 2021. Well done Kim!
KIM ANDERSON NAMED A FINALIST IN THE JACARANDA ACQUISITIVE DRAWING AWARD
The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) is Australia's biggest drawing prize at $35, 000. Kim was among 56 finalists picked out of a record 659 entries. Her work, 'When I Left My Body On A Distant Shore', 2019, ink, charcoal and pastel, 75cm x 105cm, will be exhibited at the Grafton Regional Gallery between the 2nd of October and the 22nd of November, 2020. From the team at FLG, well done Kim!
KIM ANDERSON FEATURES IN THE KEDUMBA DRAWING AWARD AS A FINALIST BY INVITATION
The Kedumba Collection of Australian Drawings is one of the most well regarded drawing collections in the country. An annual award exhibition is hosted by the Kedumba Gallery every year and only a select few artists are invited to participate. Kim Anderson received the honour of being selected by the Trustees in this years exhibit. Congratulations to Kim!
KIM ANDERSON SELECTED AS A FINALIST IN THIS YEAR'S SWAN HILL PRINT & DRAWING AWARD
Congratulations to Kim Anderson who has been selected as a finalist in this years Swan Hill Print & Drawing Award at the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery. The award promotes excellence in Australian prints and drawings. 56 finalists were selected from 248 entries. Kim's work, 'Shelter', 2019, ink and charcoal, 76cm x 56cm, will be on display at the gallery until the 22nd of November. From everyone at FLG, congratulations Kim!
KEN SMITH'S WORK TO BE INCLUDED IN BALLINGLEN INAUGURAL EXHIBITION
Ken Smith's '2 mornings, 1 afternoon', September 2018, oil on panel, 33 x 106 cm (seen above) will be included in an exhibition at the Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art. The work is part of 28 Years Rambling Through the Landscape, the gallery's inaugural exhibition. Congratulations Ken on, once again, being included in a landmark exhibition.