MEGALO PRINT PRIZE AWARDS

MEGALO INTERNATIONAL PRINT PRIZE
AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS 2019


CONGRATULATIONS
TO ALL FINALISTS + AWARDEES!

1st Prize $10,000 AUD  DIANNE FOGWELL AUSTRALIA  Pollen Musica Continuum Infinite,  artist book - linocut, perforation Represented by Beaver Galleries, Canberra ACT

1st Prize
$10,000 AUD
DIANNE FOGWELL
AUSTRALIA
Pollen Musica Continuum Infinite, artist book - linocut, perforation
Represented by Beaver Galleries, Canberra ACT

Lerida Estate Acquisitive Award $2,500 AUD  SURYA BAJRACHARYA AUSTRALIA  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph

Lerida Estate Acquisitive Award $2,500 AUD
SURYA BAJRACHARYA
AUSTRALIA
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph

2nd Prize $5,000 AUD  KAROL POMYKALA POLAND  One Direction 2,  linocut

2nd Prize
$5,000 AUD
KAROL POMYKALA
POLAND
One Direction 2, linocut

People’s Choice $1,000 AUD  MEHDI DARVISHI IRAN  The Extended Night  mezzotint

People’s Choice $1,000 AUD
MEHDI DARVISHI
IRAN
The Extended Night
mezzotint


Highly Commended  DAVID FRAZER AUSTRALIA  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph Represented by Australian Galleries and Beaver Galleries ACT

Highly Commended
DAVID FRAZER
AUSTRALIA
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph
Represented by Australian Galleries and Beaver Galleries ACT

Highly Commended  REW HANKS AUSTRALIA  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended
REW HANKS
AUSTRALIA
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended  MARCIN BIALAS POLAND  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended
MARCIN BIALAS
POLAND
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended  ANNIKA ROMEYN AUSTRALIA  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended
ANNIKA ROMEYN
AUSTRALIA
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended  ARATA NOJIMA JAPAN  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended
ARATA NOJIMA
JAPAN
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended  KYLE CHAPUT USA  Everybodys Talkin’ , monotype and lithograph

Highly Commended
KYLE CHAPUT
USA
Everybodys Talkin’,
monotype and lithograph


Applications for the 2020 Megalo International Print Prize will be open for online submission from 4 May Submissions close 31 July 2019.


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/NZ), 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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