Finalist Albany Art Prize 2014
18 September – 12 October 2014.
Albany Hall – Albany, WA.
This year the process was extremely competitive, with 335 entries and only 30 works selected. Works were assessed on artistic merit and the exhibition of finalists has been curated to include a variety of media, technique, subject matter and style. The Judging Panel comprises Ms Susan Jenkins, Senior Curator – Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide; Ms Clotilde Bullen, Curator of Indigenous Art at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; and Mr Ric Spencer – Curator at Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
Selected finalists: Jacqueline A’Court (WA), Merrick Belyea (WA), Jason Benjamin (WA), Tim Burns (WA), Gabrielle Courtenay (NSW), Marcel Cousins (VIC), Mel Dare (WA), Jo Darvall (WA), Amanda Davies (TAS), James Dodd (SA), Caterina Franz (WA), Anna Glynn (NSW), Kyle Hughes-Odgers (WA), Stevan Jacks (VIC), Kate Jones (NSW), Paul Kaptein (WA), Elizabeth Marruffo (WA), Stormie Mills (WA), Claire Mooney (VIC), Michael Muir (NSW), Alan Muller (WA), Mathew Quick (NSW), Jack Rowland (VIC), Nicole Slatter (WA), Stuart Smith (NSW), Karen Standke (VIC), Neridah Stockley (NT), Julian Thompson (TAS), Lisa Wolfgramm (NT), Chee Yong (TAS).
Artwork details: Mel Dare, Clarity of a moment, acrylic paint on canvas, 148 x 88cm, 2013