Gold Coast Art Prize 2013

Gallery 1 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

Judge_Chris_Saines

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.

SELECTED ARTISTS

Trish ADAMS
Natacha ARENA
Susan BAQUIE
Filthy The BEAR
Richard BLUNDELL
Paul CADZOW
Jun CHEN
Matthew CHEYNE
Matthew CLARKE
Simon COLLINS
Jason CORDERO
Marcel COUSINS
David CREED and David SPOONER
Joanne CURRIE NALINGU
Lucas DAVIDSON
Christian FLYNN
Stephen GIBLETT
Susan GOURLEY
Rona GREEN
Michelle HAMER
Rew HANKS
John HARRISON
Pei Pei HE
Naomi HOBSON
Diane INGRAM
Michael Nelson JAGAMARA
Richard KNAFELC
Sherrie KNIPE
Margaret LOY PULA
Mahala MAGINS
Scott McDOUGALL
Karleena MITCHELL
Nicola MOSS
Michael MUIR
Laurie NILSEN
L.M NOONAN
Colin OFFORD
Nick OLSEN
Dianne PEACH
Graeme PEEBLES
Louis PRATT
Matthew QUICK
Bruce REYNOLDS
Leisa RUSSELL
Tracey SARSFIELD
Roger SAUNDERS
Gary SHINFIELD
Peter SMETS
John SMITH
Fernando SOLANO
Christophe STIBIO
Leah THIESSEN
Julian THOMPSON
Darren WARDLE
Justene Williams
Margaret WILSON
Viera WOLCZKOVA