Christian Thompson is honoured to have been asked to be a part of the prestigious judging panel for this year's Winnifred Bowness Photography prize. Thompson will be joined on the panel by Anouska Phizacklea, Director of the Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, and Chris Saines, Director of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane. The finalists of this leading Australian photography prize will be announced 9 August 2019, with an award announcement on 10 October.
The Bowness Prize finalist exhibition runs 5 October – 17 November 2019 at the Monash Gallery of Art.
"The Bowness Photography Prize has become an important survey of contemporary photographic practice and one of the most prestigious prizes in the country, providing Australian artists with the opportunity to exhibit at one of Australia's leading public galleries. Since 2017 the prize has been acquisitive and the $30,000 cash prize awarded to the winner ensures that it continues to provide a significant boost to an artist’s career. The Sotheby’s Australia People’s Choice Award has been doubled this year from $2,500 to $5,000." SOURCE >>
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