MEGALO INTERNATIONAL PRINT PRIZE 2019

Exhibition Dates: 16 February to 6 April 2019

The inaugural Megalo International Print Prize was launched in 2018 attracting 367 works from 246 artists who came from 31 countries. The calibre of entries was exceptional leaving a difficult and long task for our panellists. 37 finalists were selected for the inaugural exhibition.

The judging panel were Dr Jane Kinsman, Head of International Art and Senior Curator of International Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books at the National Gallery of Australia, Master printer Basil Hall of Basil Hall Editions and Ingeborg Hansen Director of Megalo.The exhibition represents works across a broad range of printmaking techniques including, woodcut, lithography, engraving, linocut, screen prints and mezzotints. The Megalo Internatioal Print Prize Awards were announced at a gala event on Friday 13 March 2019.


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First Prize
$10,000 AUD

DIANNE FOGWELL
AUSTRALIA


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Second Prize
$5,000 AUD

KAROL POMYKALA
POLAND


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Lerida Estate Acquisitive Award $2,500 AUD

SURYA BAJRACHARYA
AUSTRALIA

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People’s Choice Award
$1,000 AUD

MEHDI DARVISHI
IRAN


Highly Commended Works

Complete list of Finalists

Kay Abude (Aus), Antonia Aitken (Aus), Surya Bajracharya (Aus), Marcin Bialis (Poland), Darren Bryant (AUS), Marilou Chagnaud (France), Kyle Chaput (USA), Erica Chung (Singapore), Mehdi Darvishi (Iran), Agata Derda (Poland), Olesya Dzhurayeva (Ukraine), Dianne Fogwell (Aus), David Frazer (Aus), Silvi Glattauer (Aus), Robert Hague (Aus/NZ), Rew Hanks (Aus), Nicola Hooper (Aus), Kyoko Imazu (Japan), Marketa Kemp (Aus), Theo Kontaxis (Greece), Damon Kowarsky (Aus), Natalia Kwiatkowska (Poland), David Nixon (Aus), Arata Nojima (Japan), Glenda Orr (Aus), Jim Pavlidis (Aus), Sumi Perera (UK), Karol Pomykala (Poland), Belinda Reid (Aus), Luisa Romeo (Aus), Annika Romeyn (Aus), Qiaoyi Shi (USA), Elmari Steyn (Aus), Anna Trojanowska (Poland), Jared Wickware (USA), Cleo Wilkinson (Aus), Katy Woodroffe (Aus)


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