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Entries for St George Art Awards close this week, Friday 9 September, 4.00pm. Hurstville Museum & Gallery has already received a diverse range of great artwork submissions and the gallery staff is very busy preparing everything for the first round of  judging.

Judges for the St George Art Awards 2016 are:

Jeannette Siebols,  a practising artist who has worked across the disciplines of painting and sculpture for the last 30 years. Jeannette lives and works in Sydney and is Senior Lecturer in Visual Art at the Australian Catholic University.

Stella Downer, has worked in visual arts in Australia for over 40 years and has curated national and international exhibitions. In the role of manager of Macquarie Galleries and then Australian Galleries in Sydney, Stella has managed many artists’ careers through strategic planning and exhibitions.

Based in Melbourne, Owen Craven has worked as an independent curator and arts writer for over a decade. He is currently a curator with Urban Art Projects where he collaborates with artists on large-scale public art commissions and editioned artworks.

Read more about the judges here.

Previous winners

The St George 2D Art Prize is an acquisitive prize; these are the previous winning artworks, now in Hurstville Library Museum & Gallery’s collection:

 

winner 2012
Winner 2014: Motion of Light – Hadieh Afshani

 

Nightcrawling - urban awakening – Glenn Locklee
Winner 2012: Nightcrawling – urban awakening – Glenn Locklee

 

winner 2010
Winner 2010: Life Adjustment Disorder, Sunny Day – Simon Collins

View more winning artworks here.

 

 

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