North Sydney Art Prize 2019

 

 

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115 Finalists (425KB) exhibiting works across the Coal Loader from 2-17 March

 

Exhibition Dates:  2-17 March 2019, open daily 10am - 5pm

Venue: The Coal Loader, 2 Balls Head Drive, Waverton 2060

 

North Sydney Art Prize 2019 Catalogue (6MB)

 

The North Sydney Art Prize is a major biennial arts event showcasing some of the best in contemporary art by artists across Australia.

115 finalists have been selected from an incredible 411 entries to exhibit paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, installation and new media based works.

Selected works will be exhibited in the Caretakers Cottage, Artist Studio, Workshop, Mess Hall, Platform, Tunnels 1 & 2, newly refurbished 25 Chambers, across the Coal Loader site and surrounding parklands. This unique post-industrial site accommodates the inclusion of diverse mediums with an emphasis on supporting innovative site specific art forms.

 

Public Program of Artist Talks and Community Art Workshops (417KB)

 

Artist Talks, Saturday 9 March

Creative Workshop - Feathery Figures, Sunday 10 March (Bookings required)

Creative Workshop - Designing from Nature, Sunday 10 March (Bookings required)

Artist Talks, Saturday 16 March

Creative Workshop - Ritual Lantern Making, Sunday 17 March (Bookings required)

Creative Workshop - Spirit Mask Workshop, Sunday 17 March (Bookings required)

 

 

2019 Curatorial Theme

The curatorial theme outlined in The North Sydney Art Prize 2019 Brief (577KB) , embraces innovation and encourages artists to consider the overarching principles of the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability. The North Sydney Art Prize Conditions of Entry (587KB)

 

2019 Selection Panel

Dr Therese Kenyon, Artist, Curator, Arts Writer and Director Eramboo Artist Environment
Dr Kath Fries, Artist, Curator and Founder & Chair John Fries Award
Jenny Cheeseman, Head of Curatorial, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

 

2019 Exhibition Manager & Site Curator

Alison Clark, Team Leader Arts & Culture, North Sydney Council

 

North Sydney Council sponsors two categories including the Major Open Award and Emerging Artist Award. All entries are eligible for the Major Open Award.

Council gratefully acknowledges the support of local businesses for their continuing sponsorship of The North Sydney Art Prize.

 

Prizes to the value of $47,500

Award Categories

Major Open Award
sponsored by North Sydney Council

$20,000

Award for Sculpture

sponsored by Dexus

$15,000

Site Specific Award
sponsored by Australian Catholic University

$7,500

Emerging Artist Award
sponsored by North Sydney Council

$2,000

Work on/with Paper Award

sponsored by Primrose Park Arts & Craft Centre Inc.

$1,000

Award for Painting

sponsored by Mosman Art Society Inc.

$1,000

Award for Drawing
sponsored by Royal Art Society of NSW

$1,000

 

Coal Loader Chambers
To view imagery of the Coal Loader Chambers check the videography from ‘The Red Project’

 

Coal Loader Site Photos

 

 

 

Sponsors

  Dexus Logo  
 
ACU LOGO
 Coalloader Centre for Sustainability
 Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre    Mosman Art Society     Royal Art Society
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For information contact Alison Clark, alison.clark@northsydney.nsw.gov.au or phone 9936 8187

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