Dianne Fogwell, Fight or Flight (2019) linocut, 109 x 158cm
Congratulations to our artists who have been selected as finalists in the 2019 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards
This acquisitive prize and exhibition has been conducted by the Gallery since 1996. This year, 36 works by 37 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards. Showcasing diverse contemporary Australian printmaking practice, the acquisitive awards and biennial exhibition will feature a selection of prints on display at the Gallery from 20 September to 24 November 2019, from which the following prizes will be awarded:
— the Geelong acquisitive print award of $5,000
— the Ursula Hoff Institute award (acquisitive) of $5,000
— a 5–day printmaking residency at Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop
This year the prize will be judged by Danny Lacy, Senior Curator at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Lisa Sullivan, Senior Curator at Geelong Gallery, and Trent Walter, Direct of Negative Press.
The prize-winning prints will be announced at the opening of the exhibition on Thursday 19 September 2019.
Barbie Kjar, Portrait of Vimal dalla Puglia (2018), drypoint, wood lithograph and watercolour