Rob McHaffie wins the $30,000 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize

Art Press Release from Australia. Published by Geelong Gallery on Wednesday 03 September 2014.

Rob McHaffie wins the $30,000 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize image

Melbourne-based artist Rob McHaffie was recently awarded the $30,000 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize for his bright, colourful and whimsical painting Preserve this fruit. Some 500 entries were received from around the country with 42 works by 45 artists selected to showcase the best of contemporary Australian painting practice.

The 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize will be on display at Geelong Gallery until Sunday 23 November.