These scholarships support young achievers in the visual arts (30 years or under) and who live or work in the Lower Hunter (including Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Muswellbrook and Singleton) to undertake a program of professional development in an international context.
There are 2 scholarships to be awarded on the basic of artistic merit and potential – a winner’s scholarship of $5,000 and a runner up scholarship of $3,000.
The finalists are:
Ashleigh Campbell, Ileigh Hellier, Ian McCallum, Karri McPherson, Brontë Naylor,
Liz O’Brien, Liz Pike and Annabel Sutton
The overall winner was KarriI McPherson
Runner up was Bronte Naylor
and Judges Vicki Wood and artist Alex Seton awarded a Highly Commended to Liz O’Brien
Come and see the work of the 8 finalists, all Hunter-based emerging artists 30 years and under.