Andrew Browne
The awakening  2017
oil on linen
Geelong Gallery
Geelong contemporary art prize (winner), 2018

Andrew Browne
The awakening  2017
oil on linen
Geelong Gallery
Geelong contemporary art prize (winner), 2018

2018 Geelong contemporary art prize

The 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize is a signature event that assists with the development of the Gallery’s collection while fostering Australian artists and contemporary painting practice in general.

2018 Finalists

Natasha Bieniek

Seth Birchall

Amber Boardman

Andrew Browne

Jon Campbell

Nancy Constandelia

Yvette Coppersmith

Ann Debono

Troy Emery

Emily Ferretti

Patrick Francis

Nyarapayi Giles

Peter Graham

Camille Hannah

Katherine Hattam

Euan Heng

Gregory Hodge

Carissa Karamarko

Madeleine Kelly

Mason Kimber

Anna Kristensen

Darren McDonald

Laith McGregor

Fiona McMonagle

Amanda Marburg

Sam Martin

Tully Moore

Jan Murray

Louise Paramor

Sally Ross

Huseyin Sami

Andrew Taylor

Kate Tucker

Sharon West

Bradd Westmoreland

Alice Wormald

Important dates

Entries close Friday 23 March (5.00 pm)

Shortlisting Mid-April 

Notification of selection
From Monday 30 April

Selected entries to be delivered to the Gallery
From Monday 21 to Friday 25 May 
(between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm)

Official opening
Friday 8 June

Exhibition dates
Saturday 9 June to Sunday 19 August

Collection of non-acquired works
From Tuesday 21 to Thursday 23 August
(between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm)

2018 Judges

Lisa Sullivan

Senior Curator
Geelong Gallery

Rebecca Coates

Director
Shepparton Art Museum

Justin Paton

Head Curator, International Art
Art Gallery of New South Wales

Previous winners

2016
Geelong contemporary art prize
Kate Beynon
Graveyard scene/the beauty and sadness of bones 2014–15

View in Collection

2014
Geelong contemporary art prize
Rob McHaffie
Preserve this fruit

View in Collection

2012
Geelong contemporary art prize
Paul Ryan
Wild Colonial boys

View in Collection

2004
Fletcher Jones art prize
Juan Ford
Painting, phrenology (Abstraction)

View in Collection

2006
Fletcher Jones art prize
Sam Leach
Peacock going up

View in Collection

2010
Fletcher Jones art prize
Tim McMonagle
The happy song

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