An initiative of the Burnie Regional Art Gallery, the Burnie Print Prize presents the best works from established, emerging and cross-disciplinary artists. Offering a prize pool of $22,000, including a major acquisitive award of $16,000, it is open to all artists from Australia.
The Burnie Print Prize for 2023 received a record number of 185 submissions, from which a short list of 66 works has been selected for inclusion in the Burnie Print Prize exhibition. The judges this year are Milan Milojevic, Ashley Bird, and Annika Romeyn.
The Burnie Print Prize 2023 exhibition will open on Friday 21 July at 6pm, when all winners will be announced, and will be on display until Friday 8 September.
Burnie Print Prize
Opening night and winner announcement: Friday 21 July, 6pm
Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie Arts Centre, 77 – 79 Wilmot Street, Burnie TAS 7320
Friday 21 July – Friday 8 September 2023
Rona Green Lucky LeVon 2022 hand-coloured linocut edition of 23 56 x 76 cm.
Throughout her career Rona Green has demonstrated an enduring interest in the figure and notably a dedication to the development of extraordinary hybrid characters. Fuelled by a fascination with the animal, Green explores ideas about persona, transformation and the absurd.
Danielle Creenaune Luminous Fall 2022 woodcut on Somerset Satin White paper 101 x 80 cm.
Luminous Fall forms the expression of a new passage which attempts to capture the nuances and meaning of water. Deriving inspiration from the waterfalls and creeks in the Illawarra landscape and the small flowing creek outside Creenaune’s studio, the artist explores the different qualities of water in this work – movement, light, strength, fluidity, substance and flow – through vertical form and line.
Dianne Fogwell Tempest 2023 linocut, pigmented ink 142 x 152 cm
“Tempest is a contemplation on global recent floods, their beauty and destruction and ponderings on our ability to take up the challenge of climate change.” – Dianne Fogwell
Issue 112 Vol. 28 of Printmaking Today magazine features an interview with printmaker Dianne Fogwell, focusing on her recent works and the contemplation of the devastation of natural and unnatural disaster through fire or the hand of mankind.
Printmaking Today is a quarterly magazine produced in London, devoted to bringing readers interesting features on the best artist’s prints and books.