Becc's most ambitious drawing to date 'The Source of All Things (Birth of The Rivers)' has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 National Works on Paper Prize at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.
Sixty-six artists from around Australia have been shortlisted from close to 1,000 entries for the $50,000 National Works on Paper prizes and acquisitions. The prize, the most prestigious acquisitive prize and exhibition of its type in Australia, showcases recent works by artists working in the fields of drawing, printmaking, digital prints and paper sculpture.
This diverse exhibition provides a survey of what’s happening in contemporary art across Australia today. Traditional approaches to working with paper is explored along with works that use new technological mediums – displaying the ways in which these mediums are prompting new explorations of working with and on paper.
The judges for this year’s award are Kirsty Grant, Director & CEO of Heide Museum of Modern Art; Roger Butler, Senior Curator, Australian Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Australia and Jane Alexander, Director Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.
The winner of the 2016 National Works on Paper will be announced at the opening on Saturday 16 July. The 2016 exhibition will be on display at MPRG 16 July –11 September.
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
16 July - 11 September
Dunns Road, Mornington, VIC