Contemporary Art, Investment Art, Ceramics, Sculpture, Art Gallery Katoomba
Winner: Camie Lyons, Vines Reflecting Light, $8000 awarded
Second prize: Yvette Tziallas, Extraordinary Machine, $2000 awarded
Viewer's Choice Prize: Martin Roberts, Living On The Edge
Exhibition on view until Sept 10
Despite the 2023 Mount Eyre Art Prize's initial intention of narrowing down to only 40 finalists, the competition is delighted to reveal that all 50 shortlisted entrants have not only defied the odds but have excelled, progressing to the final stage. This impressive outcome underscores the exceptional caliber and diverse range of the submitted artworks. The journey to these results was marked by the judges' extensive and meticulous deliberations, engaging in long and intense discussions to ensure a fair and perceptive selection process.
Taylor's work has been selected for numerous major art awards, including the Archibald Prize, Wynne Prize, Sulman Prize, Tattersall’s Club Landscape Prize, NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize and Calleen Art Award. Taylor is a past winner of the Mount Eyre Art Prize and Gosford Art Prize and a recipient of the Mosman Art Prize Viewer’s Choice Award. His work is held in private collections throughout Australia and overseas.
Geoff White has for many years worked closely and discreetly with a stable of emerging and established contemporary artists as an art broker, agent and dealer. Lost Bear Gallery is a leading destination for contemporary art in the Blue Mountains, with a superb collection of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and glass art by acclaimed Australian artists.
Arts patron and Art collector.
Congratulations to all of the Finalists Artists. The winners will be announced at the official opening on Saturday 26th August 2/4pm at Rex-Livingston Art + Objects in Katoomba.
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