November 23, 2010

Winners announced for 15th Redlands Westpac Art Prize

Fiona Foley and Eric Bridgeman have been announced as the winners of the 15th annual Redlands Westpac Art Prize at an opening event at Mosman Art Gallery on Friday 19 November 2010.

Fiona Foley was awarded the $20,000 prize for the main artist category for a large-scale inkjet print on Hahnemuhle paper titled Bearing Witness #1 2009 whilst Eric Bridgeman was awarded the $10,000 emerging artist prize for Black Beauty 2010, also a photographic print work.  

Curator Lindy Lee (pictured with Fiona Foley's work) accepted the prize monies on behalf of the artists who were in Queensland and Papua New Guinea respectively and unable to attend the opening.

The two winning art works will be acquired into the Redlands permanent art collection once the Prize exhibition closed on Sunday 5 December 2010.

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