TIDAL: CITY OF DEVONPORT ART AWARD

2014 TIDAL: CITY OF DEVONPORT ART AWARD

NOW OPEN

The Tidal: City of Devonport Art Award is a biennial, acquisitive award exhibited every two years at the Devonport Regional Gallery. Artists residing in Australia are invited to submit 2-dimensional artworks that reflect on the theme of tidal – the natural, cultural, personal or political concerns related to the sea and coastal regions.

The Award aims to:

• Encourage experimentation within and across mediums relative to 2-dimensional works of art

• Present a stimulating and diverse exhibition of contemporary Australian art practice to the Devonport Community and visitors to the region

• Promote excellence in contemporary visual art that reflects on natural, cultural, personal or political concerns related to the sea, coastal regions and coastal communities

 

THE AWARD

$15,000 Major Award

sponsored by the Devonport City Council and the Devonport Regional Gallery Friends Committee.

An acquisitive award open to artists living in Australia.

 

$1,000 People’s Choice Award

sponsored by Collins Real Estate, Devonport.

A Non-acquisitive Award selected by the viewers of Tidal. The Award will be announced at the conclusion of the exhibition.

 

SELECTION AND JUDGING

Judges

The judging panel consists of two nationally recognised art experts who will select the finalist’s works, and will then determine the winner of the Major Award. This years judges are;

Erica Green, Director, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia.

Sean Kelly, Arts Coordinator, Moonah Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania.

 

KEY DATES

Application Deadline: Wednesday 30th July 2014

Finalists Announced: Early September 2014

Finalist Exhibition Opening: Friday 12th December 2014 - 7:00pm

Exhibition Closes: Sunday 1st February 2015

 

DOWNLOAD AN ENTRY FORM HERE

 

 

 


 

 

2012 TIDAL: CITY OF DEVONPORT ART AWARD

$15,000 AWARD RECIPIENT PAUL SNELL

 

 

Paul Snell  

Award recipient 2012: Paul Snell, Elliptic # 201201, 2012, Lambda metallic print

 

 

 

Tidal opened on Thursday 6 December and closed on Sunday 27 January 2013. The Award recipient, Paul Snell, was announced at the opening with both judges present.

 

The biennial Tidal award is sponsored by the Devonport City Council and the Friends Committee of the Devonport Regional Gallery. This year the Peoples’ Choice Award valued at $1,000 was sponsored by Collins Real Estate and was awarded to Anne Morrison.

 

Tidal 12 Catalouge

 

 

 

Joanna Gair

Lisa Garland

Joanna Gair, Watermark Don River, 2012, Papers handmade by the artist

2012 Judges Commendation

Lisa Garland, Musician, Fisherman, Aboriginal, Fred and Thylacine Hunter, 2012, Silver gelatin print

2012 Judges Commendation

 

  

 

Anne Morrison 

Anne Morrison, Nest, 2012, Acrylic and water colour on paper, 102 x 154 cm

Courtesy of the artist and Despard Gallery

2012 Peoples' Choice Recipient

 

 

 

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