Paul Snell wins the Whyalla Art Prize

Paul Snell has won the 2016 Whyalla Art Prize with Intersect #201504, lambada print on plexiglass. This $25,000 bi-annual prize is committed to supporting contemporary visual arts practice. An exhibition of winners and finalists will be on display at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Snell’s next solo exhibition at Gallery 9 opens in February 2016.
14 Dec 2015 – 31 Jan 2016, Adelaide Festival Centre
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Paul Snell, Intersect # 201504, 2015
Lambda Print face mounted to 6mm acrylic edition of 1 + 2 AP 118 cm diameter

Andrzej Zielinski: Open Sourced, Nerman Museum

A solo exhibition by Andrzej Zielinski opens at the Nerman Museum, Kansas City on 15 October. Open sourced, one of the most significant surveys of the artist’s work to date, will be opened by art critic for The Nation, Barry Schwabsky.
15 Oct 2015 – 7 Feb 2016, Nerman Museum, Kansas City
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Andrzej Zielinski Synching  up? 2015, aluminium, marble, acrylic sheeting and paint,
56 x 43 x 34 cm

 

Peter Alwast: Being Together, QUT

An exhibition by Peter Alwast opens at the Queensland University of Technology. In Being Together, Alwast uses paintings, objects, assembled sculptures and site-responsive drawings to explore ideas of community.
15 – 28 Oct 2015, The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct
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Paddington Art Prize 2015

Tonee Messiah and Eloise Kirk are finalists in this year’s Paddington Art Prize. This $25,000, national acquisitive prize is awarded to a painting inspired by the Australian landscape.
22 Oct – 1 Nov 2015 111-113 Queen St Woollahra, Sydney
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Tonee Messiah Moonlit Midnight Dunns Swamp 2015, oil on linen, 112 x 106 cm. Finalist in the 2015 Paddington art Prize.

 

Fisher’s Ghost 2015 Finalists

John Aslanidis, Belem Lett and what, are finalists in this year’s Festival of Fisher’s Ghost Art Award. Incorporating multiple categories, the major prize awards $30,000 to a contemporary artist and sees their work acquired for the collection at CAC.

31 Oct – 12 Dec 2015, Campbelltown Arts Centre
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what, The Supermale 2013-15, Oil, acrylic, gold leaf, shellac on macrocarpa, 60 x 88 cm. Finalist in the 2015 Fishers Ghost Art Award.