Sydney-based printmaker Rew Hanks has been awarded the Friends of the University of Newcastle 2014 Acquisitive Art Prize, for his masterful linocut Stop! There's No Need to Shoot the Natives.
The two Student Acquisitive Art Prizes went to Nicole Chaffey for Fractured Shore (oil and beeswax on paper), and Ryan Fitzgerald for Still Lives #1 (wet - collodion on acrylic).
IMAGE: Rew Hanks Stop! There's No Need to Shoot the Natives 2013, linocut, 75 x 106 cm