The Corner Store Gallery Orange have announced the judges for their inaugural Regional Landscape Prize of 2022. A residency opportunity connected to the prize will be supported through the Country Arts Support Program.Annabelle Hickson (Editor Galah Magazine, Writer, Photographer, Podcaster), Bradley Hammond (Director of the Orange Regional Gallery), Wilamina Russo (Artist Mentor and Arts Broadcaster) and Madeline Young (Director of The Corner Store Gallery).
“We had an outstanding response to our call for submissions with 148 submissions from all over Australia, many difficult decisions were made to select our 45 finalists, listed below. The Finalists Exhibition is on display from November 9th to 20th. The winners will be announced on Opening Night on Friday November 11th,” said Corner Store Gallery’s Madi Young.
“This Landscape Prize is something I’ve wanted to do for years now and it’s finally been made possible thanks to our wonderful sponsors and contributors.”
There are two prizes up for grabs:
- Major Prize: $5000 cash prize, courtesy of Source Architects, and the opportunity to join our stable of artists, awarded to the overall winner of the competition.
Artists Residency: A two-week residency, at Quest Orange in 2023, to complete a body of work inspired by the Orange landscape. The final body of work will be exhibited at The Corner Store Gallery once completed and they have the opportunity to join our stable of artists. Some residency expenses will be covered courtesy of Arts OutWest Country Arts Support Program. This prize will be awarded to a finalist who demonstrates exceptional promise and who may best benefit from the opportunity. This finalist may or may not be the same artist as the Major Prize winner.