‘Painting 63’ wins Paddington Art Prize 2008

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones, winner of the 2008 Paddington Art Prize.
'Painting 63', 2008, oil on linen, 198cm x 150cm

Paddington Art Prize

‘Painting 63’ wins the 2008 Paddington Art Prize.

The Paddington Art Prize is a $30,000 National acquisitive prize, awarded annually for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape. Established in 2004 by Arts Patron, Marlene Antico OAM, this National prize takes its place among the country’s most lucrative and highly coveted painting prizes.

Guest judges for the 2008 Paddington Art Prize include:

  • Nick Waterlow (Director, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, The University Of NSW)
  • Geoff Cassidy (Director, Artbank)
  • Kerrie Lester (Artist)

Pat Corrigan Collection

‘Painting 63’ has been acquired by the Pat Corrigan Collection.

Pat Corrigan AM is an Australian businessman, art collector and philanthropist and has been a long supporter of Jones’s career. In 1997 Jones graduated from the National Art School in Sydney (Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts) where he was awarded the ‘Inaugural Pat Corrigan Travelling Scholarship for Painting’ for his 3rd Year Painting Major student portfolio.

Link to: Paddington Art Prize
Link to: Pat Corrigan AM