John Leslie Art Prize 2016 selected finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones
‘Painting 159 (Dunningham Reserve)’, 2016, acrylic on linen, 122cm x 137cm

John Leslie Art Prize

‘Painting 159 (Dunningham Reserve)’ has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 John Leslie Art Prize.

The John Leslie Art Prize showcases the best of contemporary landscape painting. The $20,000 non-acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature works by Tanya Baily, Claire Bridge, Tim Bučković, Kevin Chin, Jason Cordero, Gabrielle Courtenay, Peter Daverington, Jeremy Elkington, Josh Foley, Betra Fraval, Gavin Fry, Oscar Garcia, Linda Gibbs, Stephen Haley, Nicholas Harding, Adrian Headland, Sarah Hendy, Nigel Hewitt, Sophia Hewson, Justin Holt, Alan Jones, Linda Joy, Gina Kalabishis, Richard Knafelc, Richard Maude, Andrew Mezei, Viv Miller, Saffron Newey, Grant Nimmo, Adam Nudelman, Allyson Parsons, Amelda Read-Forsythe, Victoria Reichelt, Mark Rodda, Phil Ryan, Ken Smith, Adriane Strampp, A.J. Taylor, Ross Taylor, Leah Thiessen, Sarah Tomasetti, Brett Weir, Anita West, Naomi White, Kim Wilson, Alice Wormald, and Chee Yong.

2016 guest judges for the John Leslie Art Prize include:

  • Marielle Soni (Director, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne)
  • Melinda Martin (Director, Linden New Art, Melbourne)
  • Shannon Smiley (Artist and winner of the 2014 John Leslie Art Prize)

John Leslie Art Prize
3 September – 20 November 2016
Gippsland Art Gallery
64-66 Foster Street
Sale, VIC, 3850

Link to: Gippsland Art Gallery