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2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize exhibition

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Image: Installation view of the 2018 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, Bayside Gallery, Melbourne.

2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize exhibition

24 May 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

Established in 2015, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize is a celebration of contemporary Australian painting. The finalist exhibition brings together a broad range of artists, both established and lesser known, whose varied approaches to the painted medium conveys the breadth and diversity of painting in Australia today.

The annual prize is an important opportunity for Bayside City Council to add exceptional works of art to its collection and to promote art and artists as a valuable part of the Bayside community. The three categories of the prize are judged by a panel of industry experts.

This year we welcome Jane Devery, Curator, Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria, and Anthony Fitzpatrick, Curator, TarraWarra Museum of Art, who will join Joanna Bosse, Curator, Bayside Gallery on the 2019 judging panel.

Bayside City Council is pleased to announce the selection of 46 exceptional paintings for inclusion in the 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.

The finalist artists are:
Penelope Aitken, Matt Arbuckle, Darcey Bella Arnold, Martin Bell, Kate Beynon, Natasha Bieniek, Seth Birchall, Amber Boardman, Dord Burrough, Doris Bush Nungarrayi, Samuel Condon, Jarryd Cooper, Yvette Coppersmith, Renee Cosgrave, Marcel Cousins, Pilar de la Torre, Nicola Dickson, Laurel Foenander, Martin George, Helga Groves, Imelda (Yukenbarri) Gugaman, Marion Harper, Christine Healy, Euan Heng, Kez Hughes, Linda Judge, Tony Lloyd, Lindsay Malay, Jordan Marani, Judy Martin, Aaron Martin, Kiata Mason, Elyss McCleary, Dani McKenzie, Fiona McMonagle, Lilly Morton, David Neale, Rose Nolan, David Palliser, Steven Rendall, Brad Rusbridge, Adriane Strampp, Ebony Truscott, Judith Van Heeren, Bradd Westmoreland, Greg Wood.


Image: Installation view of the 2018 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, Bayside Gallery, Melbourne.

Gallery Details

Bayside Gallery
Brighton Town Hall
Corner Carpenter & Wilson Streets 
Brighton VIC 3186
T: 03 9261 7111
E: 
thegallery@bayside.vic.gov.au
W: bayside.vic.gov.au/gallery

Opening Hours
Wednesday – Friday, 11am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday, 1pm - 5pm.

Closed all Victorian public holidays and between exhibitions.
Entry is Free

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