Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington, Victoria 3931
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Civic Reserve, Dunns Road
Mornington VIC 3931 (Mel Ref 145 G4)
Phone: 03 5950 1580
Entry Adults $4 Concession $2
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10am–5pm. Closed Mondays. Open most public holidays.
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery posted in Exhibition
An MPRG exhibition
20 July – 9 September
Sixty-three finalists from around Australia have been shortlisted from over 1000 entries for the National Works on Paper acquisition and award (total prize money $50,000). The prize, the most prestigious acquisitive prize and exhibition of its type in Australia, showcases works being created by artists working in the field of drawing, printmaking, digital prints and paper sculpture. Shortlisted artists include:
Raymond Arnold, Peter Atkins, Alec Baker, Martin Bell, Ray Besserdin, Solomon Booth, David Bosun, Godwin Bradbeer, Kate Briscoe, Jane Brown, Jon Campbell, Susanna Castleden, Danica Chappell, Hua Cun Chen, Sam Cranstoun, Lesley Duxbury, Robert Fielding, David Frazer, Ian Friend, Dana Harris,
Katherine Hattam, Pei Pei He, Kendal Heyes, Mark Hislop, Deanna Hitti, Anna Hoyle, Natalya Hughes, Alana Hunt, Locust Jones, Jennifer Joseph, Nonggirrnga Marawili, Brian Martin, Georgie Mattingley, Mish Meijers, Viv Miller, Helen Mueller, John Nixon, Open Spatial Workshop, Elena Papanikolakis, Louise Paramor, Hubert Pareroultja, Jemima Parker, Riley Payne, Dan Price, Lisa Reid, Louise Rippert, Cameron Robbins, Brian Robinson, Elissa Sampson, Emily Sandrussi, Geoff Sargeant, Jo Scicluna, Liz Shreeve, William Smeets, Kylie Stillman, TextaQueen, James Tylor and Laura Wills, Trent Walter, Rosie Weiss, Mumu Mike Williams, Puna Yanima, Yvonne Zago, Tianli Zu
The winner of National Works on Paper will be announced at the opening on Saturday 21 July (including the $15,000 Mornington Peninsula Shire / Beleura - The Tallis Foundation major acquisitive award and the $3500 Ursula Hoff Institute Emerging Artist Award, Proudly supporting Post Graduate excellence in Visual Arts and Music).
The 2018 National Works on Paper judges are Victoria Lynn, Director, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Dr Kyla McFarlane, Curator of Academic Programs (Research), The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne and Jane Alexander, Director, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.
Georgie Mattingley, I Had to Lift the Calf 2018, hand-tinted silver gelatin print