Geelong Gallery have announced the 36 works by leading and emerging Australian artists shortlisted for the 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize.
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian painting practice, this $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature works by Natasha Bieniek, Seth Birchall, Amber Boardman, Andrew Browne, Jon Campbell, Nancy Constandelia, Yvette Coppersmith, Ann Debono, Troy Emery, Emily Ferretti, Patrick Francis, Nyarapayi Giles, Peter Graham, Camille Hannah, Katherine Hattam, Euan Heng, Gregory Hodge, Carissa Karamarko, Madeleine Kelly, Mason Kimber, Anna Kristensen, Darren McDonald, Laith McGregor, Fiona McMonagle, Amanda Marburg, Sam Martin, Tully Moore, Jan Murray, Louise Paramor, Sally Ross, Huseyin Sami, Andrew Taylor, Kate Tucker, Sharon West, Bradd Westmoreland and Alice Wormald.
The recipient of the 2018 Geelong contemporary art prize will be announced on the evening of Friday 8 June and the exhibition of shortlisted works will be on display at Geelong Gallery from Saturday 9 June to Sunday 19 August 2018.
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Image: Andrew Browne, The awakening 2017, oil on linen. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.
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