City of Rockingham Art Awards
2018 City of Rockingham Art Awards
Entries have now closed and are currently being selected for exhibition.
Heritage Award- $4000
Indigenous Award- $4000
Emerging Award- $2500
Local Resident Award – works by artists residing within the City of Rockingham.
Robert Carter Youth Award – works by artists aged 12 to 18 years of age.
Entries Open: 27 November 2017
Entries Close: 23 February 2018
Notification of Acceptance: 26 March 2018
Artwork Delivery: 2 May 2018
Judging: 4 May 2018
Opening Night: 5 May 2018
Closing: 19 May 2018
Collection of Works: 20 May 2018
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.
•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
Robert Carter Youth Award
It’s All Too Much by Amberly Matray
Local Resident Award
New Beginnings by Vanessa Liebenberg
Girl with a Pomegranate by Gemma Mangano
Seaforth McKenzie’s Cave by Michael Doherty
Untitled by Peter Dean Walley
Shack Community Dusk by Rowena Keall Walsh
Immense/Intimate by Nicole Steenhof
If I Could be Somebody Else by Sioux Tempestt
Hunting by R Koondarn