DRUMROLL PLEASE ..... ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINALISTS

MEGALO PRINT STUDIO + GALLERY
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:

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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.


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