Paul Guest Drawing Prize

DEADLINE : 16th April, 2018

Image: Peter Grziwotz, Study as St Jerome for a self-portrait 2016, charcoal on paper, Courtesy of the artist. Winner Paul Guest Prize 2016

The Paul Guest Prize is a non-acquisitive cash prize of $15,000 which is held biennially, highlighting contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The Prize was initiated by former Family Court Judge and Olympic rower, the Honourable Paul Guest QC and encourages artists from across Australia to engage with the important medium of drawing in contemporary art practice.

Previous winners include Tom Nicholson; Heather B Swann; Peter Grziwotz and Belinda Fox .

In 2018 we are pleased to welcome back Judge Roger Butler, Senior Curator, Australian Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Australia.

An exhibition will feature the artworks of all finalists at Bendigo Art Gallery from 30 June – 9 September 2018.

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