Image: Kyoko Imazu, Entomologist’s garden (2019), etching and aquatint, edition 25, 42 x 46 cm
Congratulations to David Frazer and Kyoko Imazu who have been selected as finalists in the prestigious 2019 Fremantle Art Centre (FAC) Print Award
Now in its 44th year, the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award returns with a spectacular new showcase of prints and artist’s books from a selection of established, emerging and cross-disciplinary artists from across the country. The award is known for celebrating traditional printmaking techniques alongside boundary-pushing works which look towards the future of the medium. This year 56 finalists were selected from 280 entries from emerging and established artists from all over Australia. The winning work will awarded $16,000 with the work acquired for the City of Fremantle Art Collection, WA’s largest municipal collection.
Judging this year’s prize are:
Anne Ryan – Curator of Australian Prints and Drawings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Mark Stewart – Academic and Curator, Murdoch University Art Collection
Lee Kinsella – Special Projects Curator, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia
The exhibition opens on Thursday 19th September 6:30pm at Fremantle Arts Centre and runs until Sunday 10th November 2019.
Image: David Frazer, The Tangled Wood (composition I), 2018, etching, edition 40, 80 x 120 cm