The Glover Prize is the richest annual prize for landscape painting in Australia. It is awarded for the work judged the best contemporary landscape painting of Tasmania. The winner receives $40,000 and a bronze maquette of colonial artist John Glover, whose legacy is celebrated though the Prize.
Landscape painting is defined in its broadest sense. The aim is to stimulate conversations about the meaning and possibilities expressed in the words landscape, painting and Tasmania. The Glover is open to artists from anywhere in the world. The exhibition is held over the March long-weekend in the historic Falls Park pavilion in Evandale, a village on the beautiful northern plains of Tasmania.
The winner of the Glover is selected from around 40 works chosen by a panel of eminent judges.
2015 GLOVER PRIZE JUDGES
Elizabeth Ann McGregor – Dircetor, MCA, Sydney
Francis Parker – Curator, Monash Museum of art
Dr Ellie Ray – Director, Devonport Regional Gallery
Image: Mark Rodda Looking South from the Labyrinth (to Mt Olympus & Lake St Clair) / (The Glover Prize Winner 2014)
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