2023 Ramsay Art Prize Finalists Named
The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) recently named the 27 finalists for this year’s Ramsay Art Prize.
Now on its fourth edition, the prestigious and lucrative arts prize for contemporary visual art works, received entries from over 300 artists from different parts of Australia under the age of 40, who are hoping to win the $100,000 prize on offer and have their work acquired by AGSA.
© Alfred Lowe (SA) Crossing The Lines
The artists worked on different media, including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, installation and the moving image.
The 27 finalists are:
- Abdul Abdullah (NSW) Legacy Assets
- Carla Adams (WA) Dream Lover
- Badra Aji (VIC) Only In The Dark, You’ll Love Me Colourlessly / Hanya Dalam Gelap Kau Kan Mencintaiku Tanpa Warna
- Tom Blake (NSW/WA) holding light (three instants) / the beekeeper (index) 2022
- Yuriyal Eric Bridgeman (QLD) Bolma Giblin / Pig Head
- Emma Buswell (WA) Suburban Turrets
- Jacobus Capone (WA) Forewarning (Act 4: Demarcation)
- Sundari Carmody (SA) The Mountain
- Ida Sophia (SA) Witness
- Corban Clause Williams (WA) Kaalpa (Kalypa, Canning Stock Route Well 23)
- Henry Curchod (NSW) Brickwork
- Sarah Drinan (NT) Milking Mother and Daughter
- Zaachariaha Fielding (SA) Wonder Drug
- Aidan Gageler (NSW) Old Skin
- Olive Gill-Hille (WA) Nocturne
- Pascale Giorgi (WA) Ode to Bricklayers (1173-1982-2022)
- Nadia Hernández (VIC) sensibles dueños de nuestra felicidad (sensible owners of our happiness)
- Alana Hunt (WA/NSW) A very clear picture, from the body of work A very clear picture
- Alfred Lowe (SA) Crossing The Lines
- Gian Manik (VIC) Victory and conflict
- Daniel McKewen (QLD) A Dark Forest
- Amy Perejuan-Capone (WA) Milk Tea (1)
- Alison Puruntatameri (NT) Winga (Tidal Movement / Waves)
- JD Reforma (NSW) Fibre optics; an intranet of virtue
- Teho Ropeyarn (QLD) Athumu Paypa Adthinhuunamu (my birth certificate)
- Yasmin Smith (NSW) Terra Dei Fuochi
- Katie West (WA) Fence lines & Digging sticks
The 2023 Ramsay Art Prize finalists were carefully selected by a panel of contemporary art specialists.
AGSA is thrilled once again to hold the Ramsay Art Prize for another year, highlighting how it is a true celebration of Australian artistry, particularly in the visual arts.
The winner of the $100,000 Ramsay Art Prize will be announced on May 26, 2023. It will join works by past prize winners Sarah Contos (2017), Vincent Namatjira (2019) and Kate Bohunnis (2021).
All selected works by the finalists will be featured in a major exhibition at AGSA from May 27 until August 27, 2023.
The Ramsay Art Prize 2023 finalist exhibition also includes a People’s Choice Prize, whose winner is determined by public vote and will receive a non-acquisitive cash prize of $15,000. The winning work will be announced on August 11.
The Ramsay Art Prize was first held in 2017 and is held every two years at AGSA. It is supported in perpetuity by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation and is geared towards giving support and encouragement to contemporary Australian artists in advancing their careers.
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