Shortlist announced—2013 Geelong acquisitive print awards
Geelong Gallery is delighted to announce that 45 works by 46 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2013 Geelong acquisitive print awards.
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian printmaking practice, the acquisitive awards and biennial exhibition will feature works by Jillian Allan, Rosalind Atkins, Elizabeth Banfield, David Bosun, Eolo Paul Bottaro, Andrew Browne, Sophie Cape, Antonietta Covino-Beehre, Angus Fisher, David Frazer, Alex Game, Kaye Green, Rona Green, Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison, Robert Hague, Andrew Hazewinkel, John Hinds, Anita Iacovella, Debra Jackson, Alexi Keywan, Deborah Klein, Bruno Leti, Marco Luccio, Brigiat Maltese, Marion Manifold, Graham Marchant, Annalise Mayer, Travis Paterson, Jim Pavlidis, Drew Pettifer, Hannah Quinlivan, Lisa Roet, Annika Romeyn, Senye Shen, Heather Shimmen, Stephen Spurrier, Anne Starling, Oliver Stokes Hughes, Clayton Tremlett, Kate Tucker, Wayne Viney, David Wadelton, Stephen Wickham, Christine Willcocks and Deborah Williams.
The exhibition of selected prints will be held at the Geelong Gallery from 31 August to 24 November 2013, from which acquisitions totalling $9,000 will be made including:
— the Geelong acquisitive print award of $3,000
— the inaugural Ursula Hoff Institute award of $1,500
The prize-winning prints and additional acquisitions will be announced at the official opening of the 2013 Geelong acquisitive print awards on Friday 30 August (by invitation). Please contact Melissa Hart if you would like to arrange a media pass.
Sponsored by the Geelong Gallery Grasshoppers, an anonymous donor and the Ursula Hoff Institute (UHI).
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