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Entry to Portrait exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery until Jan 28th.

Entry to Portrait exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery until Jan 28th.

Cambridge Studio Gallery 2015 Portrait Prize
February 11 to 28, 2015

Artists are invited to submit works in the 2015 Cambridge Studio Gallery (CSG) WHO is LOOKING at YOU? Portrait Prize.

WHO is LOOKING at YOU? is for works depicting the human face as its subject matter.

All mediums accepted and unique approaches encouraged.

Judges 

Graeme Drendel

Graeme Drendel is a Melbourne painter who has exhibited extensively throughout Australia over the past twenty years. He has held over 20  solo exhibitions and has participated in many group exhibitions and  been a finalist in various major art prizes over that period. A dedicated painter of the human figure and the psychological intrigues that emanate from human interaction, his work is held in several public and many private collection nationally and internationally.

Colleen Ahern

Colleen Ahern completed a Bachelor of Arts, Painting, from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1999. Professional experience includes teaching appointments at Victorian College of the Arts, Swinburne University and Victoria University.  Colleen teaches both drawing and painting, and has worked as a professional artist’s assistant since graduating. She is currently represented by Neon Parc Gallery, Melbourne. Her work predominately exploits notions of identity, through the use of iconic popular imagery, and the obsessions of the ‘fan’, employing both painting and drawing mediums. Her solo exhibitions include ‘Cortez the Killer’, Neon Parc, Melbourne( 2013), ‘Of skins and heart’, Neon Parc, Melbourne ,(2010), ‘Frantic Romantic’, Neon Parc, Melbourne (2007); ‘Angels on Airwaves’, Neon Parc, Melbourne (2006); ‘Steal Your Face,’ Seventh Gallery, Melbourne (2005); ‘Your Ok… You can Come in’, TCB Art Inc., Melbourne (2003). 

Some of Colleen’s recent group exhibitions include: ‘Rockem Sockem’,St Helliers Street Gallery (2014) ‘Dear Masato, All at Once’, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne (2014) ‘Smoking Gun’, Death be Kind, Melbourne (2011);’A Way of Calling’, Linden Contemporary Art space, Melbourne (2011);’Jewell of the Newel’, Firstdraft ,Sydney (2010); ‘Photocopier’, Centre for contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2010).

1st prize: A solo exhibition held within the following 12 month period at Cambridge Studio Gallery.

A people’s choice award: A place in Cambridge Studio Gallery’s 2015 end of year group exhibition.

Further information on the Cambridge Studio Gallery 2015 Portrait Prize can be found below

2014 Portrait Prize Winner: 
2014 Winner: Guy Morgan, Louise Voigt (After Retinal Detachment)

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Congratulations Anne Warren for being selected to exhibit at The M Collection Art Award.

Congratulations Anne Warren for being selected to exhibit at The M Collection Art Award.

The MCOLLECTION Art Award is a competition created and independently run by The MCollection, a Melbourne based, contemporary Australian Art Collective.

The aim of the MCollection Award is to encourage unrepresented Victorian artists and support the

Melbourne art community.

The award consists of a $7,000 cash prize, for the winning entrant and an art supplies

incentive for runner up.

Congratulations to Anne for being shortlisted for her piece Totem Poles – The things that spoke.

6 for M collection small Totem tower and eyes

Congratulations Beryl for being selected as a finalist in Chapel on Station Gallery ‘Religious Art Prize’.

Congratulations Beryl for being selected as a finalist in Chapel on Station Gallery ‘Religious Art Prize’.

The theme for the Religious Art Prize was ‘through a glass dimly’ The exhibition is on at Chapel on Station Gallery in Box Hill until 17 th September.  

Beryls selected

 

The name of the oil painting is ‘Longing’ and here is a short statement by the artist Beryl White:

This painting explores something of the mystery of the spiritual journey that is life. The shifting planes reflect our partial vision as we move forward, drawn to seek the God who calls us to himself

 

 

 

Who is looking at you is a new portrait prize competition and exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery in Melbourne.

Who is looking at you is a new portrait prize competition and exhibition at Cambridge Studio Gallery in Melbourne.

 

 

 

whos-looking (1)
Cambridge Studio Gallery 201
4 Portrait Prize
Wednesday 12 Feb – Saturday 1 March

 

Artists are invited to submit works in the 2014 CSG WHO is LOOKING at YOU? Portrait Prize.

 

WHO is LOOKING at YOU? is for works depicting the human face as its subject matter.

 

All mediums accepted and unique approaches encouraged.

 

Judges and prizes

 

John Howley

 

Born in 1931, John Howley has pursued his passion ever since completing his studies at the National Gallery School of Art in Melbourne under Murray Griffin.  He has an extensive CV which reflects a continuous and distinguished exhibition history including many local and international. His art work can be found in the National Gallery and Heide Museum of Modern Art.

 

To read further about John Howley see his bibliography on www.johnhowley.com

 

1st prize: A solo exhibition held within the following 12 month period at Cambridge Studio Gallery.

 

PLUS

 

A people’s choice award: A place in Cambridge Studio Gallery’s 2014 end of year group exhibition and Christmas celebration.

 

To be considered for selection, entrants must comply with all entry instructions and conditions.

 

Key Dates

 

  • Date of work must be completed in the preceding two years.
  • Must be a resident of Australia
  • Entry forms available online or from CSG from October 2013
  • Entries close January 31, 2014, artists of selected works notified by February 5 ,2014
  • Delivery of selected works February 9, 2014
  • Winner announced at opening drinks on February 15
  • People’s choice announced at end of exhibition Feb March 1, 2014
  • Collection of selected works on Saturday March 1, 2014

 

How to enter

 

  • Complete the official WHO is LOOKING at YOU? Entry Form
  • Include $30 (including GST) handling fee is to be paid for each work entered. Artists may enter more than one work.
  • Works must be no larger in size than 50 square cm (eg 50x50x50 cm).
  • Include a JPEG of the work no larger than 2MB
  • All artists must provide a CV

 

See entry form on Cambridge Studio Gallery website http://www.cambridgestudiogallery.com.au/

You can also see pics of the gorgeous gallery.