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
The Friends 2014 Acquisitive Prizes and Art Fair artworks are all installed and ready for viewing. 159 artworks in total!
Check them all out Friday 25 July from 10am till 5pm, then the prizewinners will be announced. The Art Fair sale commences at 6pm, and continues this Saturday & Sunday 12 noon - 4pm.
Don't miss out!
Installation in the Uni Gallery is well underway.
The Friends of the University of Newcastle Acquisitive Art Prizes and Art Fair exhibitions will be open to the public from 10am Wednesday 23 July.
All of the Friends 2014 Acquisitive Art Prize entries are here and the last Art Fair sale artworks are on their way – more than 150 fabulous artworks, ready for installation on Monday and Tuesday.
LEFT: works by Lezlie Tilley and The Strutt Sisters arrived this afternoon.
The artworks keep streaming in for the Friends of the University of Newcastle 2014 Art fair sale. Arrived today (left to right) paintings by local favourite Peter Lankas, and works on paper by indigenous artists Lorna Kantilla and Alfonso Puautjimi, courtesy Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney. The sale commences at 6pm on Friday 25 July.
SATURDAY 19 JULY @ 2PM
Please join us for a Gallery Talk by Rev Dr Rod Pattenden (pictured at the Blake Prize opening), Chairperson, The Blake Society Ltd.
Rod will be speaking about contemporary spirituality in the context of the 62nd Blake Prize touring exhibition.
Entry is free, all are welcome, refreshments will be served.
Your RSVP is appreciated, please phone the University Gallery 02 4921 5255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Blake Prize exhibition continues until Saturday 19 July.