Lloyd Rees Art Prize - Art Collector

Ian Parry Solstice, Storm Bay, 2016, Oil on linen, 107 x 122cm. Courtesy of the artist and Colville Gallery

Colville Gallery presents the announcement of the $20,000 Lloyd Rees Art Award and an exhibition of the finalists. The award celebrates the quality of painting exemplified by the eminent Australian artist Lloyd Rees (1895-1988). It is awarded to ‘the best painting to demonstrate light in the landscape’. The Award seeks to champion and perpetuate outstanding painting practice. Entries were received from all around Australia and overseas, and the list of 28 finalists presents a contemporary interpretation of landscape painting today.

Artists include Tim Burns, Garry Currin (NZ), Paul Gundry, Stephen Lees, Jerzy Michalski, Ian Parry, Philip Wolfhagen and more.

Exhibition opens: 5.30pm, Tuesday 4 July 2017
Exhibition closes: Wednesday 19 July 2017
Location: Colville Gallery, 91 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Contact: +61 3 6224 4088
Email: info@colvillegallery.com.au

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