Art & Australia Collection

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, 14 Dec 2013 – 27 Jan 2014

Installation image courtesy of Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
Guard the opening gate (67 x 116cm) Oil on marine ply 2013 – Image by Carl Warner
Flowers grave (67 x 116cm) Oil on marine ply 2013 – Image by Carl Warner

The Art & Australia Contemporary Art Award was established by the respected art journal of the same name, to promote the work of artists from Australia and New Zealand. The award focuses on artists in the first five years of their practice, supporting them with a critical text discussing their practice and an illustration of the work on the magazine’s back cover.

Artists featured in the Art & Australia Collection 2003-2013 include Del Kathryn Barton, Karen Black, Rebecca Baumann, Kushana Bush, Christian de Vietri, Pat Foster and Jen Berean, Chantal Fraser, Mark Hilton, Astra Howard, Sara Hughes, Helen Johnson, Jonathon Jones, Ash Keating, Gregor Kregar, James Lynch, Peter Madden, Sanne Maestrom, Nicholas Mangan, Amanda Marburg, Laith McGregor, Rob McHaffie, Alasdair McLuckie, Peter Nelson, Selina Ou, Tom Polo, Sarah Ryan, Giles Ryder, Britt Salt, Noël Skrzypczak, Grant Stevens, Michelle Ussher, Emma White, Tim Woodward and Jamil Yamani.

A touring exhibition of Newcastle Art Gallery in partnership with Art & Australia.