Past Exhibitions

Bowness Photography Prize 2011

15 September 2011 to 16 October 2011

Thirty seven images by some of Australia's best photographers are exhibited in the $25 000 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize.

The finalist's works were selected from approximately 2 000 photographs submitted by 432 entrants. The winner of the $25 000 first prize was Sydney's Jacky REDGATE. View Jacky's winning picture and those of Adobe Honourable Mention recipients Elaine CAMPENER, Sean FENNESSY and Alex WISSER. (Sponsorship details)

Finalists in this year's BOWNESS PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE are:

Warwick Baker, Kate Bernauer, Magdalena Bors, Chris Budgeon, Elaine Campaner, Michael Corridore, Jagath Dheerasekara, Jackson Eaton, Cherine Fahd, Sean Fennessy, Anne Ferran, Phillip George, Dean Golja, Natalie Grono, David Manley, Olivia Martin-McGuire, Prudence Murphy, Harry Nankin, Catherine Nelson, Matthew Newton, Selina Ou, Max Pam, Polixeni Papapetrou, Geoff Parr, Sonia Payes, Drew Pettifer, Helen Pynor, Jacky Redgate, Simone Rosenbauer, Julie Rrap, Martin Smith, Simon Terrill, Claudia Terstappen, Glenn Walls, Rudi Williams, Alex Wisser, Yiwen Yao.

On SAT 15 OCT, one of these artists will win the $1,000 Crumpler People's Choice Award.

Established in 2006 to promote excellence in photography, the annual non-acquisitive William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize is an initiative of the MGA Foundation. Among Australia's most important art prizes, the Bowness Photography Prize is the country's most coveted photography prize.

The 2011 Bowness Photography Prize judging panel is:
ROBYN STACEY, photographer,
GEOFFREY SMITH, Chairman of Sotheby's Australia and Trustee of the MGA Foundation and SHAUNE LAKIN, MGA Director.

KEY DATES FOR 2011

ENTRIES OPEN: Monday 2 May
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 22 June
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: Friday 5 August
EXHIBITION OPENING AND ANNOUNCEMENT: Thursday 15 September
ARTIST'S PARTY: Saturday 15 October
EXHIBITION CLOSES: Sunday 16 October

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