Firstly a huge congratulations to Sophie Cape (recipient of the 2015 Geelong acquisitive print award), and to Deidre Brollo whose artist book ‘Fathom’ received the 2015 ‘Ursula Hoff Institute award.
Secondly, another huge congratulations to our QG&W artists who were finalists.
Images from top:
David Frazer. The Deal. 980 x 690 mm. Linocut 2015. $1800 unframed
Rona Green. Magician 2014. Hand coloured linocut
Andrew Gunnell. Now and There. 77 x 107 mm. Linocut. $1650 unframed $1850 framed
Anita Iacovella. Traversare m. Monotype and Collage. Dec 2013. $2200
(Text from the official website)
Geelong Gallery is delighted to announce that 42 works by 44 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2015 Geelong acquisitive print awards.
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian printmaking practice, the acquisitive awards and biennial exhibition will feature works by Rosalind Atkins, Susan Baran, Alexis Beckett, Deidre Brollo, Peter Burgess, Jon Campbell, Sophie Cape, Julie Davies & Alex Rizkalla, Mark Dustin, Lesley Duxbury, David Frazer, Mini Graff, Rona Green, Andrew Gunnell, Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison, Robert Hague, Katherine Hattam, Peter Hill, Anita Iacovella, Locust Jones, William Kelly, Martin King, Tim Maguire, Marion Manifold, Nongirrnga Marawili, Daniel Moynihan, Graeme Peebles, Stieg Persson, Ben Rak, Martin Rek, Geoffrey Ricardo, Brian Robinson, John Ryrie, Olga Sankey, Ken Smith, Colin Vickery, Wayne Viney, Peter Ward, Darren Wardle, Judy Watson, Stephen Wickham and Joel Wolter.
An exhibition of selected prints will be held at the Gallery from 22 August to 22 November 2015, from which, prizes totalling $9,500 will be awarded consisting of:
the Geelong acquisitive print award of $5,000
the Ursula Hoff Institute award of $1,500
additional acquisitions up to $3,000
For more information
Please don’t hesitate to contact us to make any enquiries about the artist’s works.