Rachel Ellis wins 2013 Mosman Art Prize - Art Collector

Rachel Ellis, Bathurst Landscape - William Street, 2012. Courtesy: the artist and Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

17 July 2013 | Rachel Ellis' painting Bathurst Landscape - William Street has been announced as the winner of this year's Mosman Art Prize.

The Mosman Art Prize is now in its 66th year. The main prize is an acquisitive $30,000 award, so Ellis' subtle landscape of the NSW central tablelands will join the established Mosman Art Collection.

Judging this year's award was Lucy Culliton, artist and winner of the Mosman Art Prize in 2000. She called
Bathurst Landscape - William Street a beautifully considered and well constructed artwork with subtle depth.

Further prizes announced at the reception included the Allan Gamble Memorial Art Prize for built environment which went to Alan Jones. In addition, the Young Emerging Artists' Award was given to Remnin Alexander Tayco.

There were 116 shortlisted works for this year's award, including submissions by Jasper Knight, Julian Meagher, Wendy Sharpe and Guy Maestri. The exhibition of the finalists and winning works is on display at Mosman Art Gallery in Sydney until 25 August 2013.

Alexandra Djurichkovic

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