18 May 2018
and exhibition opening
Friday 20 July 2018
21 July – 25 August 2018
Hadley’s Orient Hotel
Presented by Hadley’s Orient Hotel, the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape prize, which offers $100,000 to the winning entry. Dating back to 1834, Hadley’s Orient Hotel has a rich and fascinating history interwoven with art, particularly landscape art.
The Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart seeks to contribute to the Tasmanian and Australian art scene, generating interest in cultural tourism and promoting the work of contemporary Australian landscape artists.
Judged by a panel of art specialists, the prize is open to Australian artists over the age of eighteen working in two-dimensional media. Artists at all career stages are invited to enter. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists are encouraged to enter.
In 2018 the Hadley’s Art Prize will be awarded to the best portrayal of the Australian landscape.
5 January 2018 ENTRIES OPEN
18 May 2018 ENTRIES CLOSE 6PM AEST
2 June 2018 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
20 July 2018 EXHIBITION OPENING
Winner and highly commended awards announced
21 July – 25 August 2018 EXHIBITION
21 July – 17 August 2018 VOTING FOR PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
19 August 2018 WINNER OF PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD ANNOUNCED
Clothilde Bullen is a Wardandi (Nyoongar) Aboriginal woman with English/French heritage. She is Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Exhibitions and Collections at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Clothilde has also curated a number of shows independently and written for a number of contemporary arts publications, including Sturgeon and Artlink.
Jane Stewart is Principal Curator of Art at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG). Her recent TMAG projects have included Strange Trees, Winnie the Pooh and Friends, and Tempest with lead curator Juliana Engberg. Most recently, she co-curated Thomas Bock, a collaborative project between Ikon Gallery, UK, and TMAG.
Michael Zavros is a leading Australian artist who has received numerous awards and prizes. His work has been exhibited in major museums throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe and is held in many private and public collections.
Use the online entry form to enter the prize.
The panel of art specialist judges named above will conduct two rounds of judging: pre-selection based on the digital images and in-person viewing of the finalists’ exhibition. They will select the finalists, the winner and recipients of the highly-commended awards.
Emerging artists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists are encouraged to enter. If you are new to art prizes, see Tips on Entering.
There is an entry fee of $40 per submission.
For more information see the Conditions of Entry.
Margaret Loy Pula, Anayte (Bush Potato), represented by Mitchell Fine Art
HADLEY’S ORIENT HOTEL
34 Murray Street
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