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.
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).
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.
Janne Kearney was featured in today's edition of the Geelong Independent. The story traces Janne's recent work and her inclusion in the 2021 National Capital Art Prize. For the full article click here.
Congratulations to Michael Simms for being selected as a finalist in the Clayton UTZ Art Prize for his artwork Battle (detail pictured above). This is Michael's fifth selection as a finalist in a signifcant Australian Art Prize this year. Well done Michael!
Congratulations to Chelsea Gustafsson who, along with Janne Kearney, has also been selected as a finalist in the 2021 Kennedy Prize. How fitting that these two should be in the running for an award that celebrates beauty in Art. Well done Chelsea and we wish you all the best when the winner is announced.
A big congratulations to FLG Artist, Janne Kearney, who has been selected as a finalist in this years Kennedy Art Prize. Selection as a finalist is based on the degree to which an applicant's work embodies, comments on or celebrates beauty. The winning artist will receive $25,000 and their artwork will be acquired by the Kennedy Arts Foundation. Good luck Janne!