John Bokor wins Eutick Memorial Still Life Award - Art Collector

John Bokor, The Empty Vase, oil on canvas, 90 x 120cm. Courtesy: the artist, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney and Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, New South Wales

20 November 2013 | Sydney born painter John Bokor has won the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award for his work The Empty Vase, pictured above.

The exhibition launched at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery on the New South Wales north coast on the weekend, and multiple prizes were announced. The main prize is an acquisitive award worth $18,000 and also includes a solo show at the gallery, which Bokor will undertake in 2014.

Bokor won the secondary prize at the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award last year. His works are held in the Art Gallery of NSW, the Art Gallery of Ballarat in Victoria and in multiple university art collections.


Matthew Quick, Remedial Measures. Courtesy: the artist, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide and Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Melbourne based artist Matthew Quick won the Eutick Memoria Still Life sponsors prize, which is worth $2,000. His work is held in the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery in Townsville, and in corporate and private collections throughout the country.

The judging panel for this year's award comprised John McDonald, historian and art critic, and Jude McBean, director of Grafton Regional Gallery. They shortlisted 70 artists for this year's award, including Crispin Akerman, Louise Feneley, Craig Handley, Dena Kahan and Craig Waddell.

The exhibition is on display at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery until 18 January 2014. It will then tour to the Fountain Court Gallery in NSW Parliament House, which is scheduled to open on 31 March 2014.


Alexandra Djurichkovic



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