Associate Professor Lindsay Farrell invited to judge one of Australia’s richest landscape prize.
Published: Monday 14th September 2015
Associate Professor Lindsay Farrell from the School of Arts was a judge at the recent annual Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize. Held on Tuesday 1 September in Brisbane, the art prize is an acquisitive award with the winning entry becoming part of the Club's art collection. This year saw a record number of 90 Australian artists enter the competition.
This year Sydney-based artist Noel McKenna won the Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize with his entry Farm Scene. The winning painting is an oil on canvas and is a response to the landscape seen as one drives through the countryside. The prize is an invitation-only Award supporting the work of mid to later career artists with a prize value of $30,000 for the winning entry.
"It was a great honour to be asked to judge the award," commented Farrell.
The panel of judges for the 2015 prize included; Michael Paramor, Member and Committeeman at Tattersall's Club, Jason Smith, Curatorial Manager of Australian Art at QAGOMA, Nick Mitzevick, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia and Associate Professor Dr Lindsay Farrell, Faculty or Education and Art at Australian Catholic University.
This is again a special year for the Club celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary. To find out more about this competition click here.