Just to let you know of the Silkcut Linocut Prize just announced in Melbourne last week.
Over 40 linocut artists represented - a wonderful display of extraordinary
Rona Green was selected as the winner with her indiosyncratic tattooed dog
Other wonderful works by John Ryrie, Jodie Heffernan, Annette Cook, Brigid
Hillebrand, Clare Humphries, Annabel Webb - to put names to a handful of the exceptional artists represented.
This is a biennial art prize and can be seen at the Glen Eira Gallery,
Melbourne until 3 September 2006.
Check also - www.silkcut.com.au for images from previous events.
We are fortunate to have such a prize specifically for linocut printmakers -
the diversity and scale of the work displayed is breath-taking.
Silk Cut Grand Prize: A return airfare to Amsterdam and 10 days accommodation valued at $6000 or a monetary prize of $5000.
Acquisitions to the total value of $3000.
18 August�3 September
2006 Silk Cut Award
The 8th Silk Cut Award for linocut prints opens on Friday 18 August 2006, with the announcement of winners in both the open and student sections. The award and exhibition is an exciting opportunity to see the best in contemporary printmaking.