City of Hobart Art Prize names 2012 finalists - Art Collector

14 August 2012 | Thirty-six artists have been selected for this year’s City of Hobart Art Prize, which is held at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Entries were received across two categories, fibre and paint.

Fibre finalists:
Ying Chew, New South Wales
Georgina Cue, Victoria
Aly de Groot, Northern Territory
Julia deVille, Victoria
Paula do Prado, New South Wales
Mavis Ganambarr, Northern Territory
Lucas Grogran, Victoria
Michelle Hamer, Victoria
Kate James, Victoria
Kate Just, Victoria
Adrienne Kneebone, Victoria
Diane Masters, Tasmania
Minaxi May, Western Australia
Kim McKechnie, Victoria
Esther Paleologos, Victoria
Nicky Schonkala, Northern Territory
Vicki West, Tasmania

Paint finalists:
Raymond Arnold, Tasmania
Wayne Brookes, Tasmania
Tim Burns, Tasmania
Christian Flynn, Queensland
Neil Haddon, Tasmania
Stephanie Haygarth, Australian Capital Territory
Kristin Headlam, Victoria
Nigel Hewitt, Western Australia
Megan Keating, Tasmania
Margaret Loy Pula, Northern Territory
Anne Morrison, Tasmania
Janie Petyarre Morgan, Northern Territory
Katie Petyarre Morgan, Northern Territory
Emily Pwerle, Northern Territory
Mary Scott, Tasmania
Nathan Taylor, Tasmania
Megan Walch, Tasmania
Catherine Woo, Tasmania
Paul Zika, Tasmania

The City of Hobart Art Prize exhibition will be open to the public at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday 6 October until Sunday 11 November. Award winners will be announced on Friday 5 October at the Hobart Town Hall prior to an invitation only preview of the exhibition.

Jane O'Sullivan

Above: Catherine Woo, Tangle, 2011. Black sand, calcium carbonate, rust, pigment, acrylic medium on canvas, 194 x 133 x 35cm. Courtesy: the artist

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