Sofia Montero-Rivas, QG&W RMIT Open Bite Award Recipient 2019

QG&W welcomes the fourth recipient of the QG&W RMIT Open Bite Graduate Award, Sofia Montero-Rivas. Once again we extend our gratitude to co-sponsors Shelter Shed Queenscliff who will be providing Sofia's sustenance breakfast and lunch, all week! QG&W are ever-grateful for the opportunity to be collaborating with RMIT in supporting our print community. Previous QG&W RMIT Open Bite Award Recipients: — Adam Wilkinson — Brett Mallon — Kit Williams The QG&W RMIT Open Bite [...]

PPP19 Winners & Official Opening

(Photos: Nguyen Dang. Joel Wolter with Theo Mantalvanos) Congratulations After a brilliant official opening for the PPP19 yesterday it is with QG&W's great pleasure to be able to announce the PPP19 winners. Geelong Gallery director, Jason Smith and master printer, Bill Young faced the very difficult task of selecting just two works for the PPP19 Winner and Highly Commended awards. Congratulations to PPP19 winners: — Joel Wolter first prize winner who receives return economy [...]

Geelong Gallery QG&W Award Winner, Marion Crawford

(Image: Theo & Soula Mantalvanos with QG&W Award Winner, Marion Crawford. Photographer, Hails & Shine) Celebrations for Australian printmakers began Thursday evening at the Geelong Gallery Acquisitive Print Award (GGAPA). Congratulations to GGAPA winners Teho Ropeyarn (winner of the Geelong acquisitive print award $5,000), and Brian Robinson (winner of the acquisitive Ursula Hoff Institute Award $5,000). QG&W was again honoured to be able to continue their Geelong Gallery award of a one-week residency for one [...]

Human Emotion Print Exchange

(Image: Reader's Empty Book by Jiri Tibor Novak etching) Congratulations to the following artists who will form the 2020 Human Emotion print exchange exhibition. Artist names with their human emotions and book titles are as follows: Julia Wakefield, Confusion, A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan. Christine Gibson, Regret, Atonement, Ian McEwan. Helen Kocis Edwards, Pity, Beware of Pity, Stefan Zweig. Penelope Lawry, Contempt, Contempt, Alberto Moravia. Samantha Thompson, Forgiveness, East of Eden, [...]

Peebles Print Prize 2019: Finalists

On behalf of Graeme Peebles and the directors of QG&W it is our pleasure to announce the finalists for PPP19. Peebles Print Prize 2019 finalists: Riste Andrievski, Liz Caffin, Elaine Camlin, Clive Dickson, David Fairbairn, David Frazer, Silvi Glattauer, Julie Mia Holmes, Lizzie Horne, Anita Iacovella, Bron Ives, Molly Kamenz, Michele Kershaw, Hyunju  Kim, Belinda Kopietz, Damon Kowarsky, Steve Lopes, Sorcha Mackenzie, Brett Mallon, Asma D. Mather, Nicholas Miller, William Murray, Glenda Orr, Jenny Peterson, Sue [...]

QG&W RMIT Open Bite Graduate Award Recipient Adam Wilkinson

Together with RMIT, it is our great honour to have established the annual QG&W RMIT Graduate Award and this year it was Adam Wilkinson who won the award and joined us for a week. Adam received: five days private access to the print workshop at QG&W use of the press, general materials including rags, blotting paper, tissue, tarlatan, rollers, inks, etc 10 sheets of Somerset supplied (560 x 760mm), and studio assistance by QG&W Director, [...]