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2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper

2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper - Finalists' Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: 5th October - 2nd December 2017

@ Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe

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PUBLIC PROGRAM - FREE EVENTS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Tuesday 17th October | 2-3pm
CURATOR & ARTISTS’ TALK
Talk #1: Art & the Environment

With artists from the Exhibition:
Christine Fontana
Felicity Gordon

@ Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
FREE | All welcome

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Saturday 28th October | 2-3pm
CURATOR & ARTISTS’ TALK
Talk #2: Printmaking

With artists from the Exhibition:
Wendy Black
Sorcha Avalon Mackenzie

@ Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
FREE | All welcome

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Saturday 18th November | 11am-12pm
CURATOR & ARTISTS’ TALK
Talk #3: Personal Histories

With artists from the Exhibition:
Phuong Ngo
Jo Scicluna

@ Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
FREE | All welcome

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Thursday 9th November | 4-5pm
JUST 4 KIDS - ART ACTIVITY

Make your own "Work on Paper"!

@ Ivanhoe Library | FREE

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Monday 13th November | 4-5pm
JUST 4 KIDS - ART ACTIVITY

Make your own "Work on Paper"!

@ Rosanna Library | FREE

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Sunday 19th November | 11am-3pm
PAPERMAKING FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS

Learn to make your own paper
All day Workshop/Demonstration

@ Malahang Festival - Enviro Area | FREE

  

The 2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper - Finalists' Exhibition

The Banyule Award for Works on Paper is awarded biennially to an outstanding contemporary work on paper.  It is an acquisitive prize, with the winning artwork entered into the Banyule Art Collection.

The Banyule Art Collection is a contemporary collection of art works by leading and emerging Australian artists, including the likes of John Wolseley, Pat Brassington, Brook Andrew, Daniel Moynihan, John Nixon, and Peter Booth, just to name a few. While it includes a range of media it is distinguished by its collection of works on paper. The Banyule Award for Works on Paper capitalises upon this strength by developing this aspect of the collection further.

In 2017, the curatorial theme for Banyule Council's Arts & Culture Program is 'water'. Water has helped shape and define Banyule, with the Yarra River and Darebin Creek bounding Banyule; the Plenty River running through it; and culturally and environmentally significant wetlands found throughout. We chose 'water' as our theme to celebrate our important connection with water, and to provide a metaphorical and literal framework for our programming. 

The 2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper called for artists to respond to the curatorial theme, 'ebb and flow'

An astounding 410 entries were received, of which 38 artworks were selected for the Finalists' Exhibition. Thank you to every artist who entered the prize - the quality of entries was outstanding and the field of competition was fierce.

Congratulations to the following artists:

FINALISTS:

Junko AZUKAWA
Ray BESSERDIN
Wendy BLACK
Heather BURNESS
Brian CHEUNG
Jazmina CININAS
Robert CLINCH
Marian CRAWFORD
Mark DOBER
Michael EATHER
Dianne FOGWELL
Christine FONTANA
David FRAZER
Annique GOLDENBERG
Felicity GORDON
Connor GROGAN
Siri HAYES
Franky HOWELL
Nicholas JONES

Linda JUDGE
Paul KALEMBA
John KRZYWOKULSKI
David KURZYDLO
Sorcha MACKENZIE
Anna MADELEINE
Marion MANIFOLD
Clyde MCGILL
Sarah MUFFORD
Phuong NGO
Randal POUND
Louise RIPPERT
Jo SCICLUNA
Senye SHEN
Melissa SMITH
Andrew SOUTHALL
Mat VAUGHAN
Dianna WELLS
Cleo WILKINSON

Prize Pool:

Main Prize - $10,000
Commendation Prize - $1,000
People's Choice Award - $1,000

JUDGES:

We are pleased to announce that the following highly-regarded industry professionals will be judging the prize:

GUY ABRAHAMS - CEO and Co-founder of CLIMARTE,
CHARLOTTE DAY - Director of Monash University Museum of Art
DANNY LACY - Senior Curator of Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

 

The WINNER of the 2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper ($10,000 Acquisitive Prize) is:

Dianne Fogwell, for her artwork, 1903 - The Grey Sea (2016).

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Left Pic: Dianne Fogwell (holding flowers), pictured here with (from left) Banyule Mayor Cr. Tom Melican, Cr. Peter Castaldo,
Cr. Alison Zandegu, Cr. Craig Langdon
Right Pic: The winning artwork - Dianne Fogwell, '1903 - The Grey Sea' (2016)

 

The Winner of the 2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper $1000 Commendation Prize is:

Sarah Mufford, for her artwork, Arabesque (2016)

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Photos of Opening Night:

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(from left to right)
Pic 1: Guest Speaker, Guy Abrahams      
Pic 2: Guests enjoying an interactive artwork               
Pic 3: Cr. Alison Zandegu contemplating artwork by Michael Eather         

    

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Looking back at the 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper: Simon Finn, for his work Steady State Intervention (2015).

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Congratulations to the Winner of the People's Choice Award: Penelope Aitken, for her work All that we are (red box, star dust) (2015).

Penelope receives $500 for winning this award!  Thank you to all the visitors to the exhibition who voted for their favourite artwork to win.

 

 Penelope Aitken

 


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2015 Finalists

  • Samara ADAMSON-PINCZEWSKI
  • Penelope AITKEN
  • Kim ANDERSON
  • Rushdi ANWAR
  • Rosalind ATKINS & Susan PURDY
  • Pamela BAIN
  • John BILLAN
  • Lynne BOYD
  • Aliҫa BRYSON-HAYNES & Lizzy SAMPSON
  • Peta CLANCY
  • Matthew CLARKE
  • Jeff FAULKNER
  • Peter FIFER
  • Simon FINN
  • Betra FRAVAL
  • Connor GROGAN
  • Mandy GUNN
  • Michelle HAMER
  • Bonnie HANLON
  • Susan HASE
  • Shane HULBERT
  • Ralf KEMPKEN
  • Isobel KNOWLES
  • John KRZYWOKULSKI
  • Frances LEE
  • Ellie MALIN
  • Megan McPHERSON
  • Gordon MONRO
  • Celia MORGAN
  • Phuong NGO
  • Jo SCICLUNA
  • Senye SHEN
  • Jessie STANLEY
  • Kat TEEDE
  • Georgia THORPE
  • Anne WARREN
  • Dianna WELLS
  • Jodi WILEY
  • Carole WILSON