MEGALO INTERNATIONAL PRINT PRIZE
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUBMITTED ENTRIES TO OUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL PRINT PRIZE!
The inaugural Megalo International Print Prize attracted 367 works from 246 artists and came from 31 countries. The calibre of entries was exceptional leaving a difficult and long task for our panellists, Dr Jane Kinsman, Basil Hall and Ingeborg Hansen.
The 2019 Megalo International Print Prize finalists are:
Kay Abude (Aus), Antonia Aitken (Aus), Surya Bajracharya (Aus), Marcin Bialis (Poland), Darren Bryant (AUS), Marilou Chagnaud (France/Aus), Kyle Chaput (USA), Erica Chung (Singapore), Mehdi Darvishi (Iran), Agata Derda (Canada), Olesya Dzhurayeva (Ukraine), Dianne Fogwell (Aus), David Frazer (Aus), Silvi Glattauer (Aus), Robert Hague (Aus), Rew Hanks (Aus), Nicola Hooper (Aus), Kyoko Imazu (Japan/Aus), 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).
An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be held in the Megalo Gallery
16th February – 6th April 2019
The Prizes: 1st $10,000, 2nd $5,000 Peoples’ Choice $1000
+ Lerida Estate Acquisitive $2500 will be announced at a MEGALA event on 15th March.
The panellists: Dr Jane Kinsman is the head of International Art, including Prints, Drawings + Illustrated Books, at the National Gallery of Australia. Basil Hall is a master printer and the founder and Director of Basil Hall Editions. Ingeborg Hansen is a printmaker and the Director of Megalo Print Studio + Gallery.
Megalo Print Studio + Gallery are pleased to announce The first Megalo International Print Prize has an impressive $18500 in prize money.
FIRST PRIZE - $10,000
SECOND PRIZE - $5000
PEOPLE'S CHOICE - $1000
LERIDA ESTATE ACQUISITIVE PRIZE - $2500
Artists may enter up to 2 works.
Entry fees are $40 for 1 work or $60 for 2 works.
KEY DATES FOR ENTRANTS:
Entries open: 18 June 2018, 5pm AEST
Entries close: 23 September 2018
Finalists announced: 26 October 2018
Prize winners announced: March 2019
Exhibition Dates: 16 February - 6 April 2019