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Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize 2023

Finalist Exhibition: 12 May – 2 July 2023

2023 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize Finalists

We are pleased to announce that the following artists have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s Prize:

Nick Ashby, John Aslanidis, Riley Beaumont, Eleanor Louise Butt, Geoff Coleman, Timothy Cook, Jarryd Cooper, Yvette Coppersmith, Adrian Corke, Greg Creek, Janet Drury, Cynthia Ellis, Emily Ferretti, Louise Gresswell, Stephen Haley, Franky Howell, Anna Hoyle, Kathryn Junor, Dena Kahan, Zai Kuang, Belem Lett, Cally Lotz, Ches Mills, Philip James Mylecharane, Grant Nimmo, Michael Northcott, Julia Powles, Lorna Quinn, David Ralph, Steven Rendall, Mark Rodda, Wilma Tabacco, Louise Tate, Deborah Walker, Darren Wardle, Daniel Watkins, Stephania Windholz Leigh, Michelle Zuccolo

Finalist exhibition will be held at Bayside Gallery 12 May to 2 July 2023.


The judges for the 2023 prize are:

Jane Clark, Senior Research Curator, Mona (Museum of Old and New Art), Hobart
Dr Chris McAuliffe, Art Historian, Centre for Art History and Art Theory, Australian National University, Canberra.

Established in 2015, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize is a celebration of contemporary Australian painting. The finalist exhibition brings together a broad range of artists, both established and lesser known, whose varied approaches to the painted medium conveys the breadth and diversity of painting in Australia today.

The annual prize is an important opportunity for Bayside City Council to add exceptional works of art to its collection and to promote art and artists as a valuable part of the Bayside community.

More on the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize and finalists.