In 2024, we will be continuing the tradition of art prizes, started in 2021 thanks to Bentleys Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors. This time, we are stoked to be running 3 major prizes for our promising young artists!
2D Prize/Digital, Sponsored by LANTANA Space:
A 4 week residency at LANTANA Space, Moffat Beach!
This residency includes mentorship, professional documentation by 40/40 alum, Warwick Gow, and a 3 day showcase to wrap it all up!
Valued at $2500
3D Prize, Sponsored by artisan:
A 4 week showcase in artisan’s Machinery Street Gallery space in Meanjin (Brisbane)!
This showcase will also include consultation with the artisan retail manager, and the potential to sell your work in their amazing store!
Valued at $2500
People’s Choice Award, Sponsored by the Noosa society of the Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society:
$1000, cold hard cash!
All of our exhibiting artists will be eligible to win the art prizes. The winners of the 2D & 3D prizes will be announced at our Opening Party on January 19th, 2024! People's Choice will be announced at the end of the exhibition.
Overall Winner - Ebony Busk - Judged by Brendon Murray
Runners Up - Rene Danika - Judged by Libby Harward
People's Choice Award - Andy Staley
2D Highly Commended - Warwick Gow - Judged by Megan Williams
3D & New Media Highly Commended - Jordyn Burnett - Judged by Michael Brennan
Winner - Lauren Jones - Judge - Brendon Murray
Runner Up - Ashlee Becks Judge - Jessica Abraham
Highly Commended - Jack MacRae - Judge Itamar Freed
Highly Commended - Nicolette Gentles - Judge Courtney Scheu
Evelyn Marina Paolino's studio @ LANTANA Space, 2022
Photographed by Warwick Gow
Three Growing Forms and an Adamant Creeper: solo exhibition by Julie-Anne Milinski, June 23 - Sept 2, 2023
40 Under 40 event 2022
Photographed by Mica Schettini