List of Finalists Collie Art Prize 2018



3 March – 15 April 2018

Collie Art Gallery, Western Australia




Vivian Falk – Why

Jamie Preisz – Today, Now, Everyday (Red Lenses)

Claire Primrose – Before and After

Riste Andrievski – A Portrait of an Industrial Migrant Landscape

Loribelle Spirovski – Study for Ali

Miriam Innes – Reclaimed: Journey Back to Nature

Kate Just – Feminist Fan: Selection

Matthew Clarke – Selfie

Bridgette McNab – Self Portrait with Cosmos

Brian Robinson – By Virtue of this Act I Hereby Take Possession of This Land

Christine Lawrence – Mongers Lake

Sally Wilson – Arcadian Home

Erika Gofton – Sincere Lie

Norah Murphy – Untitled

Penny Coss – Of Their Own Accord

Catherine Gartner – Banjo – The Old Sheep Shearer

Monique Tippett – Nature of Being

Carl Gopalkrishnan – Bombshells 1 to 3

Jordan Richardson – Self Portrait as Fool

Lori Pensini – Mary (Wartum-No tu man)

Wanda Comrie – Collective Propagation

James Tinsley – Paradise Lost

Benjamin Mitchell – A Girl Reading

Anne McCaughey – Battling On

Anna-Louise Richardson – Little Big Rock

Nigel Hewitt – Arcadia

Tanya Jaceglav – Underground

Donna Heart – It’s So Beautiful from 35,000 Feet

Kirsten Sivyer – First Came the Sun

Tony Belobrajdic – By the Table

Alun Rhys Jones – The Wrestler

Suzanna Castleden – 5.31am On This Side of the World.

Elisa Markes-Young – The Original Place 1/2018

Sarah Smith – Cotton Candy

Andy Quilty – Casuarina

Alastair Taylor – Synchronymity (96 Alastair Taylors)

Olga Cironis – Calling

Daevid Anderson – Sheila

Nicole Slatter – Birthday

Patricia Kelly – A Fragile Journey

Daniella Panizza – Beyond the Farm Gates of My Heritage

Mel Dare – The Stories I Tell Myself

Wade Taylor – Palmeston

Elmari Steyn – Umbra: S33o 38.347’/E115o 01.567’

Cathy van Ee – Hold Onto Your Dreams




The winner of the inaugural Collie Art Prize will be announced at the Official Opening on Friday, 2 March 2018.

The acquisitive first prize of $50,000 cash has been made possible thanks to the generous commitment of Collie & Districts Community Bank Branch of the Bendigo Bank.

The two non-acquisitive prizes of $5000 cash and a complimentary exhibition at the Collie Art Gallery are also to be awarded at the Official Opening thanks to the Rotary Club of Collie.

A non-acquisitive People’s Choice prize of $1000 cash presented by local accommodation provider Whispering Pines will be awarded at the conclusion of the exhibition.

The exhibition is on show 10am-4pm 3 March until 15 April 2018. Entry fees apply.