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The 8th Koorie Art Show 2020

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Peter Waples-Crowe (Ngarigo) Koorie Art Show 2020 poster design.

The 8th Koorie Art Show 2020

5 Dec 2020 - 21 Feb 2021

The Koorie Art Show is our annual event showcasing the diverse talent of Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in one inclusive space. This year we will be presenting the 8th Koorie Art Show.

The Koorie Art Show is an open-entry, non-acquisitive award exhibition, presenting the works of Koorie and Victorian based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists (new and emerging, mid-career and senior) aged 17 years and above. All submitted entries will be included in the exhibition and are eligible to be considered for one of several cash awards.  The 2020 award recipients are as follows:

  • Clinton Nain (Meriam Mir), Landfill 2020, bleach on cotton. Creative Victoria Award For Excellence In Any Media.
  • Alan Stewart (Taungurung), Remembrance 2020, photographic print. Metro Tunnel Creative Program 2D Award.
  • Lorraine Brigdale (Yorta Yorta), Yenbena Munalibik 2020, raffia coil weave, handmade ochre paint, handmade botanic ink and river stone. Viva Energy Australia 3D Award.
  • Deanne Gilson (Wadawurrung), Post Pandemic, After the Gaze, the King Parrots Bring Hope 2020, white ancestral ochre, acrylic, wattle tree sap, fabric, elastic, wood on stretched linen. City of Melbourne Aboriginal Melbourne Award.
  • Sean Miller (Kamilaroi), Twilight Fight 2020, print on aluminium. KHT Emerging Artist Award.
  • Patricia Pittman (Yuin Nation), River Dreaming, acrylic ink on paper. KHT Encouragement Award (1 of 2).
  • Iluka Sax Williams (Taungurung, Tibrean), Untitled 2020, pokerwork on kangaroo skin. KHT Encouragement Award (2 of 2).


Visit the KHT website here to read an interview with the award recipients.


Image: Peter Waples-Crowe (Ngarigo) Koorie Art Show 2020 poster design.

Gallery Details

Koorie Heritage Trust 
Levels 1 & 3
Yarra Building
Federation Square

Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets
Melbourne VIC 3000
T: (03) 8662 6300
E: info@koorieheritagetrust.com.au
W: koorieheritagetrust.com.au

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10am to 5pm
7 days a week
Closed all Victorian and National Public Holidays
Entry is Free

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