The Robert Salzer Foundation provides $50,000 to enable eligible galleries in Victoria to purchase two-dimensional works of art for their permanent collections. This unique fund plays a vital role in enabling galleries to acquire key works of visual art for the benefit of their audiences and communities. The PGAV is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Robert Salzer Foundation Acquisition Fund and the works acquired:
Benalla Art Gallery | Flooded , a painting by Ivan Durrant
Geelong Gallery | Spring , a painting by Brett Colquhoun
Gippsland Art Gallery | God Only Knows , a painting by Kevin Mortensen
Latrobe Regional Gallery | The Long Goodbye , a photograph by Pat Brassington
Monash Gallery of Art | The Cook , a photograph by Anne Zahalka on the last stock of Ilfachrome
Shepparton Art Museum | three photographs from the series A Series of Unwarranted Events by Hayley Millar-Baker
Shepparton Art Museum | Determination , a drawing on fabric by Pierre Mukeba
Warrnambool Art Gallery | four photographs from the series A Series of Unwarranted Events by Hayley Millar-Baker
The PGAV would like to thank this year’s Assessment Committee - Adam Harding, Director, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Mardi Nowak, Director, NETS Victoria, Helen Rayment, Acting Director, RMIT Gallery – and we extend our sincere thanks to the Robert Salzer Foundation for their support of the public gallery sector in Victoria.
Image: Hayley Millar-Baker, Untitled (The best means, of caring for, and dealing with them in the future) 2018. Inkjet print on cotton rag, 80x100cm.