We are thrilled to announce that Michael Simms has been announced a finalist in the Kennedy Art prize for 2019. The Kennedy Art Prize is an annual art award offered by the Kennedy Arts Foundation to Australian artists nationwide for works that embody, comment or celebrate 'beauty'.
Congratulations to Janne Kearney who has been announced as finalist in upcoming Clayton UTZ Art Award. The Award offers a $20,000 winner's prize and exhibition space for the finalists and is awarded to an outstanding artwork by a Queensland-based artist, or an artist with a strong connection to Queensland.
The Flinders Quarter Augmented Art Walk features works by celebrated Australian artists including Vexta, The Huxleys, Adele Varcoe, Alex Mitchell, Chelsea Gustafsson, Jacob Leary and Sutu (Stu Campbell). Each of the featured artworks will come to life through digital animation via the Eyejack app and across multiple locations.
Annika Romeyn's monotype ‘Slippage’ (2018, 152cm x 168cm) is currently on display in the Teixeira Lopes Museum, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal for the ‘Global Print 4’ exhibition. The exhibition continues until 30 Sept and spans 10 venues throughout the Douro Valley region.
Kim Anderson's beautiful artwork "Denial" is to be included in the 14th International Drawing Annual (INDA14) published by Manifest Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Ohio, USA.
Congratulations to Margaret Ackland who has also been selected as a finalist in the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award 2019. Ackland's work (detail above) can be viewed along side all of the other finalist works at Hazelhurst Art Centre in NSW between the 21st of September and the 17th of November 2019.
Since 2001 The Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award has been a significant national biennial exhibition that aims to elevate the status of works on paper while supporting and promoting artists working with this medium. With prize money totalling $26,000, the Award showcases outstanding art created with, on or about paper.
Artist Kathrin Longhurst has been selected as a finalist in the prestigous Portia Geach Memorial Award 2019 with her portrait of Mariama (shown above). The Exhibition will run from August 2 to September 15, 2019 at S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney.
Congratulations to Annika Romeyn who has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Banyule Award for Works on Paper. Romeyn is one of 40 finalists in this year's Award, selected from a pool of 439 entries.
You can view Romeyn's selected work; Verge 2, 2018 (detail shown above), at the 2019 Banyule Award for Works on Paper Finalists’ Exhibition from August 29 to October 19 2019 at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space.