Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize celebrates its 25th year in 2014 with 81 Australian artists from all states and the Northern Territory competing for the top prize of $30,000. The winning entry is also added to Tattersall's Club's art collection.
Prominent Archibald and Wynne Prize finalists and winners including Peter Anderson, Min Woo Bang, Jason Benjamin, Mostyn Bramley Moore, William Breen, John Caldwell, Jun Chen, Peter Daverington, Richard Dunlop, Geoff Dyer, Michael Eather, Melissa Egan, Gail English, Graham Fransella, Neil Frazer, Paul Haggith, Peter Hudson, Michael Nelson Jagamara, Chris Langlois, Fiona Lowry, Guy Maestri, Robert Malherbe, Mandy Martin, Scott McDougall, Christopher McVinish, Joanne Curry Nalingu, Rosella Namok, David Paulson and Michael Peck have entered this years competion. Previous Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize winners: Peter Boggs, John Caldwell, Jun Chen, Marcel Desbiens, Joe Furlonger, Maureen Hansen, Michael Nelson Jagamara, Jeff Makin and David Middlebrook are also competing for the top prize.
The judging panel includes: Mr Chris Saines, Director of the Queensland Art Gallery and Goma, Ms Samantha Littley Curator University of Queensland Art Museum, Dr Amanda Bell, Principal of the Women's College University of Sydney and former Member of the Board of Trustees QAGoma and Tattersall's Club Committee Member, and former Club Chief Executive Officer, Michael Paramor AM. The Tattersall's Club Art Prize winner will be announced on Wednesday 3 September during the Landscape Art Prize Cocktail Party and Awards by Hon Ian Walker MP - Minister for Science, IT, Innovation and the Arts.
The exhibition will be on display in the Club from Monday 1 September to Friday 5 September. Art enthusiasts can explore the amazing pieces of art in the foyer of Waterfront Place from Monday 8 September to Friday 19 September 7am - 6pm.
A secondary exhibition; Queensland Exhibition, will be on display on the North Balcony in the Club during the Art Prize Week. The Queensland exhibition depicts the state of Queensland through various artworks.