MOSMAN YOUTH ART PRIZE
The Mosman Youth Art Prize is an annual competition organised by Mosman Council that aims to encourage the creative talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists whilst providing a showcase for their works. It was initiated in 1988 by the internationally renowned artist and local resident Ken Done AM. The Prize is open to all young people aged 12-21 years and is one of the richest Youth Art Prizes in Australia.
Congratulations to the winners of the Mosman Youth Art Prize 2017, an annual competition organised by Mosman Council aimed at encouraging the creative talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists and providing a showcase for their works along with over $8,000 in cash prizes and $6,000 in art scholarships, materials and prizes.
A crowd of over three hundred people attended the opening of the 2017 Mosman Youth Art Prize on Friday 31 March at Mosman Art Gallery. The awards were handed out by Mayor of Mosman, Councillor Peter Abelson and this year’s judge, Cara Macleod. The awards were supported by Gold Sponsor – Mosman Audi, and Silver Sponsors – Fourth Village Providore, National Art School, Northshore School of Art and The Julian Ashton Art School.
An exhibition showcasing the selected artwork will be held at Mosman Art Gallery until 13 April 2017.
See the 2017 Mosman Youth Art Prize winners here
a selection of limited edition fine art prints produced
through APW’s artist support programs in 2017
APW Artist-In-Residence Program
APW Collie Print Trust Emerging Victorian Printmaker Scholarship
APW James Northfield Lithography Scholarship
Opening 2 – 4pm Saturday 10 March
Exhibition continues until 21 April 2018
Australian Print Workshop Gallery
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065
T: (03) 9419 5466 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Focusing on the tumultuous years of the European avant-garde and their legacy, taking up with modernism: the Akky van Ogtrop Collection includes master prints, rare documents and artist’s books from the collection of works on paper specialist, Print Council president and DADA enthusiast, Akky van Ogtrop.
Artists represented include Theo van Doesburg, Erich Buchholz, Max Ernst, Frantisek Kupka, César Domela Nieuwenhuis, Josef Albers, Robert Motherwell, Maurice van Essche and more. The earliest piece is a 1917 issue of the influential German avant-garde arts publication, “Der Sturm”, with woodcuts by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
*****Free gallery talk: Saturday 17 February, 2.30pm, Akky van Ogtrop in conversation with exhibition curator Catherine Benz
Exhibition dates: 4 – 25 February, 2018
image: Maurice van Essche (1906 – 1977), “Dada Affiche” 1926, lithograph, 19 x 21cm. Reproduced with permission of the artist’s estate
Parramatta Creative Fellowship
Artists and creative workers are invited to apply for the Creative Fellowship Fund which awards $20,000 to support the development of new work and/or professional development. This fund is open to practitioners working in a variety of art forms and mediums. Previous Fellows include Carl Sciberras, Anna McMahon and David Capra.
Other funding opportunities include:
- Creative Project Leveraging Fund: Grants up to $20,000 are awarded to professional groups or organisations to support creative projects in the Parramatta region.
- Parramatta Heritage & Stories Research Fund: Grants up to $5,000 are awarded to support projects that add to the knowledge of Parramatta’s history and heritage.
Applications close 5 March, 4pm. Apply here