Kogarah Art Prize
Georges River Council is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Kogarah Art Prize as:
- Kogarah Art Prize ($10,000): Vittoria Oriana Boundaries
- Place of Reeds Prize for a Local Artist ($3,000 + solo exhibition): Sabrina Martins Loule Rodriguez mi hombre
- Commended ($500): Steve Salo Romany Latham, Actor, Back to Back Theatre
- Commended ($500): Yvonne Ferguson Relics
- Packing Room Prize (Sponsored by Novotel Brighton Beach): Bronwen Bassett Clovelly Sea
The City of Kogarah Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize for painting in any medium, with an open theme and prizes valued at $14,000.
This year's Kogarah Art Prize judge was Dr Gene Sherman AM. Dr Sherman is Chair and Executive Director of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF), a philanthropic organisation dedicated to exhibiting significant contemporary art from Australia, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. For 21 years Dr Sherman was the Director of Sherman Galleries. As a gallerist, curator, academic and philanthropist, Dr Sherman has made a significant contribution to the Australian cultural landscape and it is an honour to have her judge this year’s Kogarah Art Prize.
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2016 Kogarah Art Prize Judge, Dr Gene Sherman AM, Photo: Rita Zimmerman
Kogarah Art Prize Exhibition
The Kogarah Art Prize Finalists’ Exhibition runs between Tuesday 7 June until Sunday 3 July.
Previous winners and judges of the Kogarah Art Prize are:
- Craig Handley – Judge John McDonald, SMH (2015)
- Anh Do – Judge Anne Loxley, MCA (2014)
- Virginia Coventry – Judge Aida Tomescu (2013)
- David van Nunen – Judge Barry Pearce, AGNSW (2012)