2013 Bowness Finalists Announced

Finalists announced for the 2013 Bowness Photography Prize!

Art Press Release from Australia. Published by Monash Gallery of Art on Friday 04 October 2013.

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This year’s judging panel, artist BROOK ANDREW, AGNSW’s Senior Curator Photography JUDY ANNEAR, and MGA Gallery Director SHAUNE LAKIN have selected 46 photographs from 562 entries – the largest number received in the history of Australia’s most coveted photography prize.

Shaune Lakin, MGA Gallery Director said on behalf of the judging panel: ‘The caliber of work was extraordinarily high, making the selection process very difficult. The judges looked at over 2 500 images over many days and selected a field of finalists that represent the best in contemporary Australian photography.’

This year’s finalists are:

Abdul Abdullah, Narelle Autio, Andrew Babarczy, Jacqueline Ball, Leonie Brannighan, Pat Brassington, Rachel Sara Bromberg, JaneBrown, Elaine Campaner, Andrew Chapman, Cameron Clarke, Michael Corridore, Ross Coulter , Patrick Cremin, Shoufay Derz, Jagath Dheerasekara, Jackson Eaton, Cherine Fahd, Anne Ferran, Jon Frank, Janina Green, Petrina Hicks, Derek Kreckler, Benjamin Lichtenstein, Vincent Long, Martin Lum & Garrie Maguire, Anne MacDonald, David Manley, Deb Mansfield, Ben McKeown, Courtney Millett, Sarah Mosca, Prudence Murphy, Geoff Parr, Wayne Quilliam, Kate Robertson, Sarah Ryan, Alberto Sanchez Peinador, Rebecca Shanahan, Sam Shmith, Kelvin Skewes, Genna Soso, Salote Tawale, Emma Thomson, Justine Varga and Louise Whelan.

Opening and Announcement: Thursday 3 October 2013
Exhibition dates: Friday 4 OCTOBER – Sunday 3 NOVEMBER 2013

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