Ken Smith's drawing, 'Aspects of Floatation', 1993, graphite pencil and acrylic on paper, 66cm x 116cm, forms part of the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery's permanent collection. It will be included in MPRG: FIFTY, an exhibition that celebrates the 50th year anniversary of the gallery. The exhibition will take place between the 5th of December 2020 and the 21st of February 2021. Congratulations Ken!
KEN SMITH'S WORK INCLUDED IN MPRG: FIFTY
KATHRIN LONGHURST HAS WON THIS YEAR'S NORTHERN BEACHES ART PRIZE
A huge congratulations to Kathrin Longhurst who won this year's Northern Beaches Art Prize for her work, 'Backyard Dreaming', oil on linen, 90cm x 120cm (detail seen above). A terrific way to cap off what has been an incredible year for Kathrin.
KATHRIN LONGHURST'S MUDDY WATERS SELECTED BY JUDGES IN THE 2020 PORTIA GEACH ART AWARD
Well done to Kathrin Longhurst whose painting, 'Muddy Waters', oil on linen, 180cm x 180cm, was selected as a finalist in SH Ervin Gallery's Portia Geach Art Award. This, along with varying other accolades and an exquisite series exhibited last month at FLG, are the result of Kathrin's tireless and creative work ethic.
JANNE KEARNEY SELECTED AS A FINALIST IN THE 2020 LESTER ART PRIZE
Janne Kearney, who has this year already been a finalist in the Portia Geach Art Award and won the Lethbridge Art Award, has now also been selected as a finalist in Western Australia's Lester Art Prize. Congratulations Janne on having your work, 'Road To Nowhere', 2020, oil on linen, 110cm x 110cm, selected by the judges. We wish Janne all the best on October 30th when the winner is announced.
BRONWYN HILL ANNOUNCED AS BRISBANE PORTRAIT PRIZE FINALIST
Bronwyn Hill has once again been selected as a finalist in one of Queensland's most prestigious art awards, the Brisbane Portrait Prize. The winner will be announced in the coming days on the 6th of October, 2020. Fingers crossed that her piece, 'Shelf Life', oil on board, 90cm x 90cm (seen above) takes out the top prize.
BRONWYN HILL SELECTED AS A FINALIST IN THE CLAYTON UTZ PRIZE
Bronwyn Hill has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Clayton Utz Award. The prize of $20, 000 is awarded to an outstanding work by a Queensland-based artist. We wish Brownyn all the best with this award. Her selected work is titled 'Bite Back II', oil on board, 61cm x 45cm (detail above).