2017 Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture - Art Collector

Jacqueline Mitelman, Tala, from Hama to Melbourne, 2017, inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist and Tweed Regional Gallery


The Olive Cotton Award is generously funded by the family of Olive Cotton, one of Australia's leading twentieth century photographers. The Award, which recognises excellence in photographic portraiture, is held biennially and offers a major prize of $20,000. The Friends of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc. sponsor additional Directors’ Choice awards to the value of $4,000. The 2017 Award judge was Dr Shaune Lakin, Senior Curator of Photography at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Exhibition opens: Friday 21 July 2017
Exhibition closes: 8 October 2017
Location: Tweed Regional Gallery, 2 Mistral Rd, South Murwillumbah, NSW 2484
Contact: +61 2 6670 2790
Website: http://artgallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au/
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