Installation View of Liminal_Narratives

Installation View of Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (BAAP) 2015

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

7 May - 26 June 2016

Opening event Thursday 12 May, 6pm – 8pm

BAAP 2016

Installation view of BAAP 2016.

The Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (BAAP) showcases the best of Australian painting with an overall prize pool of $19,000 including the Acquisitive Prize of $15,000, a Local Art Prize of $3,000 and the $1,000 People’s Choice Prize.

BAAP 2016 Finalists:

Terry Batt, Jon Cattapan & Lyndell Brown & Charles Green, Celeste Chandler, Isobel Clement, Samuel Rush Condon, Peter Daverington, Andrew Duong, Jaye Early, Robert Fenton, Jennifer Goodman, Helga Groves, James Guppy, Katherine Hattam, Grant Hill, Paul Jackson, Amanda Johnson, Jordan Marani, Karla Marchesi, Rob Mchaffie, Carlo Pagoda, Valentina Palonen, David Ralph, Steven Rendall, Jack Rowland, Brad Rusbridge, Josh Simpson, Camilla Tadich, Fatemeh Vafaeinejad, Michael Vale, Deborah Walker, Peter Westwood and Alex Zubryn.

Please visit the BAAP website to view the finalists' works.

The judging panel for BAAP 2016 consisted of Guy Abrahams, CEO & Co-founder CLIMARTE; Kirsty Grant, Director & CEO Heide Museum of Modern Art; and Julie Skate, Gallery Supervisor, The Gallery @ BACC

The Gallery @ BACC and Bayside City Council are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize:

The Major Prize of $15,000 has been awarded to Peter Westwood for his work Passivity: after ‘an episode from a fight’ 2015, oil on linen mounted on dibond, 149 x 79cm.

The Local Art Prize of $3,000 has been awarded to Rob McHaffie for his work Private school pash 2016, oil on linen, 122 x 76cm.


Left to right: Peter Westwood, Passivity: after ‘an episode from a fight’ 2015, oil on linen mounted on dibond, 149 x 79cm. Courtesy of the artist and NKN Gallery. Rob McHaffie, Private school pash 2016, oil on linen,122 x 76cm. Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery

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