9 June - 19 August 2018
Little Malop Street, Geelong, VIC 3220
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian painting practice, this $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature 36 shortlisted works (chosen from 550 entries nationwide), by Natasha Bieniek, Seth Birchall,Amber Boardman, Andrew Browne, Jon Campbell,Nancy Constandelia, Yvette Coppersmith, Ann Debono, Troy Emery, Emily Ferretti, Patrick Francis,Nyarapayi Giles, Peter Graham, Camille Hannah,Katherine Hattam, Euan Heng, Gregory Hodge, Carissa Karamarko, Madeleine Kelly, Mason Kimber, Anna Kristensen, Darren McDonald, Laith McGregor, Fiona McMonagle, Amanda Marburg, Sam Martin, Tully Moore, Jan Murray, Louise Paramor, Sally Ross,Huseyin Sami, Andrew Taylor, Kate Tucker, Sharon West, Bradd Westmoreland and Alice Wormald.
Justin Paton, Head Curator, International Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, and Rebecca Coates, Director, Shepparton Art Museum, joined Lisa Sullivan, Senior Curator, Geelong Gallery, in judging this year’s award.
ABSTRACTION TWENTY EIGHTEEN
25 April - 12 May 2018
Opening Friday 27th April 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Level 1/ 119 Hopkins Street, Footscray VIC 3011
Abstraction Twenty Eighteen is series of exhibitions that complement NGV’s The Field Revisited, by highlighting practising artists who continue to explore colours within geometric abstraction and collectively demonstrate the influences that the seminal Field exhibition of 1968 has on artists practising today.
Abstraction Twenty Eighteen will be exhibited across five of Melbourne's most important abstract and non-objective galleries and offers a selection of over 100 artists who are working within this genre.