Bowness Photography Prize 2018 | Award announcement
11 October 2018
The Trustees of the MGA Foundation and MGA Director Anouska Phizacklea warmly invite you to the
William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
Join us from 6.30pm as we announce the winner of the 2018 Bowness Photography Prize – who this year will receive $30000 and their work will become part of MGA’s significant collection of Australian photographs – and the three Colour Factory Honourable Mentions.
Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Winner announcement: 7pm
Finalists: Hoda Afshar, Robert Ashton, Sofi Basseghi, Alison Bennett, Devika Bilimoria, Tom Blachford, Aaron Bradbrook, Danica Chappell, Rowan Conroy, Michael Cook, Tamara Dean, Marian Drew, Amos Gebhardt, John Gollings, Linsey Gosper, Lee Grant, Janina Green, Ponch Hawkes, Hego, Petrina Hicks, Shelley Horan, Leah King-Smith, Katrin Koenning, Sandra Lamonaca, Mathew Lynn, Kirsten Lyttle, Isobel Markus-Dunworth, Ben McGee, Joseph McGlennon, Rod McNicol, Jacqueline Mitelman, Nasim Nasr, Polixeni Papapetrou, Matthew Portch, Clare Rae, Julie Rrap, Melissa Spiccia, Nathan Stolz, Natalya Stone, Ian Strange, Darren Sylvester, Samuel Szwarcbord, Cyrus Tang, Di Tang, Natalie Tirant, Justine Varga, James Verdon, Martin Walch, Amanda Williams and Anne Zahalka.
The MGA Foundation is pleased to announce Sotheby’s Australia, the premier auctioneer of art, decorative arts and jewels within Australia, as the new sponsor of the People’s Choice Award. Sotheby’s Australia is generously supporting the 2018 Sotheby’s Australia People’s Choice Award. With their support the prize awarded to the recipient has increased to $2500 which will provide significant encouragement and support to the selected artist. All voters of the Sotheby’s Australia People’s Choice Award will go into a draw to win a prize pack.
Come celebrate Australian photography with us and the artists, with refreshments provided by MGA Partners Chain of Ponds Wines, Gomersal Wines and Bright Brewery.