City of Rockingham Art Awards

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Expression of Interest Curator Position
2017 Winners

 Expression of Interest Curator Position

The City of Rockingham seeks quotations for the role of curator of the 2018 City of Rockingham Art Awards.
The City of Rockingham Art Awards is a multi-disciplinary art award exhibited at the Gary Holland Community Art Centre and the Rockingham Arts Centre in May 2018.

For full guidelines and submissions details download the Expression of Interest Curator Position Form.

Expressions of Interest close on Monday 28 August 2017.

 

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Curator Position – Expression of Interest 293kb PDF

2017 Winners


Winners of the City of Rockingham’s second Art Awards were announced at the opening of the exhibition at Gary Holland Community Centre in Rockingham on Saturday 6 May. The exhibition was held from 6-20 May at the Rockingham Arts Centre and Gary Holland Community Centre. 

Robert Carter Youth Award $1,500: It’s All Too Much by Amberley Matray.

Local Resident Award $1,500: New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg.

Emerging Award: $2,500 for an artist who has practised their art continuously for less than five years: Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano.

Heritage Award: $4,000 for the work that best captures the history, heritage or cultural significance of the Rockingham region: Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty.

Indigenous Award: $4,000 acquisitive award: Untitled by Peter Dean Wally. The City is proud of the relationships we have forged with the Nyungar people, and this award recognises the important and nationally-defining work created by First Australians.

Open Award: $5,000 acquisitive for an established artist in continuous public practice for over five years: Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh. This award represents the highest standard of works submitted to the Awards.

Highly Commended:
•Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof
•If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt
•Hunting by R Koondarn

People's Choice Winner

Coastal Track, by Val Brooks

Coastal Track, by Val Brooks

Robert Carter Youth Award

It’s All Too Much by Amberly Matray

Robert Carter Youth Award: It’s All Too Much by Amberly Matray

Local Resident Award

New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg

Local Resident Award: New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg

Emerging Award

Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano

Emerging Award: Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano

Heritage Award

Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty

Heritage Award: Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty

Indigenous Award

Untitled by Peter Dean Walley

Indigenous Award: Untitled by Peter Dean Walley

Open Award

Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh

Open Award: Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh

Highly Commended

Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof

Highly Commended: Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof

Highly Commended

If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt

Highly Commended:If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt

Highly Commended

Hunting by R Koondarn

Highly Commended: Hunting by R Koondarn

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