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Footscray Art Prize 2019


The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual art prize, highlighting a range of contemporary artworks from multiple platforms and disciplines. Presented by Footscray Community Arts Centre, Maribyrnong City Council, Footscray Rotary and Victoria University, the Footscray Art Prize attracted entries from diverse national and local Australian artists.

The exhibition represents a significant overview of Australia’s contemporary and innovative art scene, contributing towards Footscray’s reputation as a thriving arts and cultural hub. FCAC is proud to present the Footscray Art Prize exhibition showcasing works shortlisted for the major prize of $10,000.

OPENING: Thursday 20 June, 6pm – 8pm
EXHIBITION: Friday 21 June – Saturday 20 July
VENUE: Roslyn Smorgon Gallery and Gabriel Gallery

Shortlisted Artists:

Benjamin Aitken, VIC
Tim Brade, VIC
Emma Bugg, TAS
Renae Burton, VIC
Andy Butler, VIC
Patrick Dagg, VIC
Julia deVille, VIC
Megan Evans, VIC
Tamirat Gebremariam, VIC
Charlie Ingemar Harding, VIC
David Hourigan, VIC
Paula Hunt, VIC
Bob Hutchison, VIC
Elizabeth Kala Kala, NT
Yasbelle Kerkow, VIC
Alicia King, VIC
Anna Kiparis, VIC
Phong Chi Lai, TAS
Adrian Lazzaro, VIC
Nancy Lehet, VIC
Anna Madeleine, ACT
Craig Midford, VIC
Lola-Mae Pink, VIC
Michael G.F. Prior, VIC
Ella Smart, VIC
Samantha Sommariva, VIC
Cezary Stulgis, VIC
Jasmine Targett, VIC
Louis Theuma, VIC
Karen Thorn, VIC
Shellie Tonkin, VIC
Alan Young, TAS
Myles Young, NSW

Ling, VIC
Creature Creature, VIC
Justine McAllister, VIC

The Footscray Art Prize is presented by Maribyrnong City Council, Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray Rotary and Victoria University. 


Date & Times


Start: Thursday, 20 June 2019 9:30 am

End: Saturday, 20 July 2019 5:00 pm


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