The Kilgour Prize 2019 is Newcastle’s annual $50,000 art prize for figurative and portrait painting. Each year the Gallery receives hundreds of applications from across Australia.
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“Robert Dickerson is quite well loved in Newcastle,” Loretta Morton says. “Visitors will come to the gallery and ask to see Guy, a portrait of his son held in our permanent collection, or a Whiteley, or a Margaret Olley.”
Rew Hanks has won the $16,000 first prize in the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award with his two-metre-long linocut, Gone Fishing East of Faskrudsfjordur.
Elaine Campaner’s photographs of multilayered dioramas reward intense viewing.
The work of Hilarie Mais presents an uncommon combination: the geometric and abstract married – unexpectedly, successfully – with the atmospheric and the organic.
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