Tony Lloyd wins 2012 John Leslie Art Prize - Art Collector

3 October 2012 | Tony Lloyd’s painting Expanded Sphere has won the 2012 John Leslie Art Prize.

The biennual art prize for landscape painting has been running since 2000. Judges for the 2012 prize were Gabriella Coslovich, senior art writer for
The Age; Merle Hathaway, independent curator; and artist Sam Leach.

Second prize was awarded to Alan Jones’s
Painting 92, and third prize went to Eat Your Skull by Grant Nimmo. The exhibition is currently on display at the Gippsland Art Gallery until 25 November 2012.

Alexandra Djurichkovic

Above: Tony Lloyd, Expanded Sphere, 2012. Oil on linen, 92 x 75cm. Courtesy: the artist and Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

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