2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards

We are delighted that our print, A little palace of pink marble and porphyry, is on display as part of the 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards until the 24th of November, 2019.

This nationally acclaimed acquisitive prize exhibition features entries from around Australia by established and emerging printmakers representing the diversity of current practice through both traditional printmaking techniques as well as contemporary processes.

36 works by 37 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards.⁠ Showcasing diverse contemporary Australian printmaking practice, the acquisitive awards and biennial exhibition will feature works by Alison Alder, Rosalind Atkins, GW Bot, Susanna Castleden, Tony Coleing, Christine Courcier-Jones, Marian Crawford, Phil Day, Marieke Dench, Clive Dickson, Dianne Fogwell, Graham Fransella, David Frazer, Silvi Glattauer, Jackie Gorring, Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, Rew Hanks, Kyoko Imazu, Locust Jones, Martin King, Barbie Kjar, Steve Lopes, Tim Maguire, Marion Manifold, Jordan Marani, Laith McGregor, Glenn Morgan, Stieg Persson, Brian Robinson, Teho Ropeyarn, Jonas Ropponen, John Ryrie, Heather Shimmen, Ruth Stanton, Anne Starling, and Joel Wolter.⁠

Congratulations to 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards winning artists:
  — Teho Ropeyarn winner of the Geelong acquisitive print award of $5,000 
  — Brian Robinson winner of the Ursula Hoff Institute award of $5,000
  — Marian Crawford winner of a 5–day printmaking residency at Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop

The selection panel for the 2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards included Danny Lacy (Senior Curator, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery), Trent Walter (Director, Negative Press), and Lisa Sullivan (Senior Curator, Geelong Gallery).


2019 Geelong acquisitive print awards

Friday 20th September – Sunday 24th November, 2019
Geelong Gallery
Little Malop Street, Geelong

Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison, A little palace of pink marble and porphyry, lithograph with hand-colouring. Image drawn directly on to the lithographic plates by the Artists and processed, proofed and printed in two colours from two plates, by APW Printer Martin King and hand-coloured by the Artists, at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 2019.