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GCS Art Award 2014

GCS art award 2014


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The Grace Cossington Smith Gallery and Abbotsleigh are delighted to announce that works by 15 artists have been shortlisted for the acquisitive Grace Cossington Smith art award. The winner will receive $15,000 and the remaining finalists will receive $1,000 each.

Selected artists:
Susan Andrews , Kevin Chin, Julia Davis, Ella Dreyfus, Jacquelene Drinkall , Cherine Fahd, Sara Freeman, Adrienne Gaha , Sarah Goffman , André Hemer, Petrina Hicks, Pollyxenia Joannou, Margaret Loy Pula, Wendy Sharpe, Senye Shen.

 2014_GCS art award finalists exhibition.pdf

GCS art award finalists_Announcement.pdf

 ​GCS Art Award Winner announced.pdf

The works by the art award  finalists will be displayed at the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery at Abbotsleigh, Wahroonga from 2 October 2014.

The Selection panel: artist Janet Laurence and curator Nicholas Tsoutas

The Judge: Rachel Kent, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney

The winner receives $15,000 and finalists will each be awarded $1,000.

 Winner announced at GCS Gallery at 7pm 9 October 2014

 The award is sponsored by Abbotsleigh and commemorates one of its alumni, Grace Cossington Smith, who is known as a pioneer of modernist painting in Australia.

Artists are invited to submit original two dimensional artworks that reflect the theme of Making Connections.

The cost of entry is $50 for up to three submitted artworks. One winning entry will form part of the permanent collection of Abbotsleigh's Grace Cossington Smith Gallery.

Artists are encouraged to enter up to three artworks as all three works may be included in the exhibition of finalists.

Exhibition of Finalists













 Photographs copyright Richard Glover Photography





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