December 7, 2013 - February 9, 2014
Now in its 45th year, the popular Gold Coast Art Prize provides an opportunity to showcase excellent contemporary art practice from across Australia.
The prize is open to all Australian artists working in any art media except photography. There is a total of $30,000 for acquisitions.
JUDGE: Chris Saines, Director, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art
A highly respected gallery director with over 30 years’ experience, Saine’s worked for eleven years at Queensland Art Gallery in curatorial and managerial roles. For the past 17 years he was director of Auckland’s Toi o Tamaki Gallery where he held a key role in the $125 million building development for the Auckland Art Gallery that spanned over ten years from 2001 to 2011. Last year Saines was appointed Director of the Queensland Art Gallery/ Gallery of Modern Art and was honoured with Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to the arts, in The Queen’s Birthday and Diamond Jubilee Honours List.
Filthy The BEAR
David CREED and David SPOONER
Joanne CURRIE NALINGU
Pei Pei HE
Michael Nelson JAGAMARA
Margaret LOY PULA