Claire Bridge has been announced as one of the 39 finalist in the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize with her work Harmony of Opposites. With over 550 entries from across Australia, BAAP is an acquisitive prize judged by industry professionals.The exhibition at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre runs from Saturday 6 May to Sunday 18 June.
Claire Bridge, Finalist in the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Melinda Schawel: Winner of the People’s Choice, Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize
The very talented Melinda Schawel has been announced as the Winner of the People’s Choice Award for the prestigious Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize with her work, Letting Go, ink and pencil on torn, perforated paper, 2016.
Caroline Rannersberger – Professional Appointments
FLG is pround to announce Caroline Ranersberger’s three year appointment to the Pool of Peers for the Australia Council. She has also been appointed as Curator of the Bruny Island Art Prize for 2018, to be held in collaboration with Kingborough Council, and as one of the founding Directors of the Bruny Island Foundation for the Arts.
Janne Kearney Finalist in the Lethbridge 10000 Art Prize
Janne Kearney has been selected as a finalist in this years Lethbridge 10000 Art Prize. Her piece 'Spotlight' will be exhibited at the Lethbridge Gallery in Latrobe Terrace, Brisbane, from the 8th to 18th June.
QUINLIVAN SELECTED FOR MAJOR PUBLIC ART COMMISSION
We are excited to announce that internationally recognised FLG artist Hannah Quinlivan has been selected by UAP curators as the sole artist whose artworks will be featured on the recently announced new Canberra Light Rail Network! This major public art commission will see Quinlivan’s artwork featured on all 13 stops of the light rail link, which will become iconic to our country’s capital. Congratulations Hannah!
A large image of the project can be viewed here.
JANNE KEARNEY FINALIST IN BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2017
Geelong based FLG artist Janne Kearney has beaten over 2,500 entries from 90 countries to become one of the 53 finalists in this years BP Portrait Award in London. Presenters of the award declared Kearney’s entry an example of “the very best in contemporary portrait painting.” Finalist art works will be exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery from 22 June - 24 September 2017, then tour England until June 2018.