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GENERAL INFORMATION

This year marks ten years of the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards celebrating the quality and diversity of art practice among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists through exploring south-east Australia's distinctive culture, people and art.

The Awards profile the diversity of current Indigenous practice in Victoria and focus on the uniqueness of south-east Australian Aboriginal art.

 

DATES

The exhibition of finalists in the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards 2015 will be on show from

Saturday 8 August - Sunday 20 September.

Entry is free and most works are available fvor purchase.

The Gallery is open from 10am till 5pm daily.

Art Gallery of Ballarat
40 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat VIC 3350
5320 5858

 

CATEGORIES

Deadly Art Award

Winner $30,000 (Supported by Creative Victoria)

Glenda Nicholls A Woman's Rite of Passage

 

Victorian Indigenous Art Award for Three Dimensional Works

Winner $5,000 (Supported by Creative Victoria and the Art Gallery of Ballarat)

Raymond Young From the Ground Up

Highly Commended $1,500

Paola Balla Sticks and Stones 

 

Victorian Indigenous Art Award for Works on Paper                       

Winner $5,000 (Supported by Creative Victoria and the Art Gallery of Ballarat)

Peter Waples-Crowe My Dingo Spirit, SOS: They Kill My Kin(d)

Highly Commended $1,500

Kent Morris Cultural Reflections - Always on Country #2

 

Australian Catholic University Acquisitive Award for Work Based on Spirituality and Cultural Tradition

Winner $5,000

Brendan Kennedy Wangi Withinu Ngauwingi Walwa

 

Federation University Acquisitive Award for Work by a Victorian Regional Artist

Winner $5,000

Troy Firebrace Galaxy Swirl

 

Creative Victoria People's Choice Award $5,000 (supported by Creative Victoria)

 

The Victorian Indigenous Art Awards is a Victorian Government program delivered through Creative Victoria and presented by the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
viaa@ballarat.vic.gov.au

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