On Friday 17 October the crowds gathered at the Civic Theatre, Hurstville Entertainment Centre, to congratulate this year’s finalists and to attend the official opening of the St George Art Awards 2014 exhibition.
Visit the St George Art Awards website to see all winner and highly commended artworks.
Hadieh Afshani was awarded the St George Art Prize 2014 for her stirring oil painting Motion of Light. Hadieh emigrated from Tehran to Australia in 2006 and her most recent works explore the journey of self-discovery experienced by migrants. Motion of Light considers the moment when a space becomes a place of meaning. Hadieh plays with the notion of light in many of her works, and the warm glow emanating from the centre of the image, with the faintest silhouette of a figure, hints at the decision to accept the challenge of transformation in a new, unknown place.
|St George Art Prize 2014 Winner Hadieh Afshani – Motion of Light|
There is a fantastic variety of responses to the theme of transformation on display at Hurstville Museum & Gallery and Hurstville Library. Visit us before 14 December 2014 to have a look!
To book for the St George Art Awards public programs go to the LMG What’s On page.