View from the Gallery
Middle Head exhibition artists Abdullah M I Syed and Catherine O’Donnell gave Year 9 students from Wenona Girls School valuable insights into their creative processes and the meaning behind their artworks.
On Thursday 5 October artists and invited guests gathered for the opening of the much anticipated Middle Head 33º 50’ S, 151º 14’ E Exhibition.The Director of Carriageworks Lisa Havilah gave a speech which acknowledged the extraordinary powers of creative interpretation which the 15 artists in the exhibition have displayed in their artworks.
As part of the MIDDLE HEAD: 33° 50’ S, 151°14’ E. exhibition Javanese artist Jumaadi has created a series of beautiful Port Jackson Fig trees which has taken over the entire double story wall at the back of the Gallery.
With 577 votes in total, this year the prize has been shared with an equal draw between two artists: Guy Maestri for his painting Autumn, North of Lukes Lane and Kirsty Neilson for her work Australian Chef Christine Manfield.
This year the Mosman Art Prize judge Lucy Culliton, the celebrated artist and former Mosman Art Prize winner (2000), has chosen artist Rachel Ellis as the winner of the 66th Mosman Art Prize.