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Fisher’s Ghost Art Award 2018

Fisher's Ghost Art Award 2018. Image courtesy Document Photography

Exhibition: Saturday 27 October – Thursday 13 December
Official opening night and award announcement:  Friday 2 November
The Fisher’s Ghost Art Award Official opening night will be AUSLAN interpreted.

Congratulations to this year’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award winners:

Winner Open Award
Brian Fuata
Care Disfigurements (soft hands)
Sponsored by Campbelltown City Council & Friends of Campbelltown Arts Centre

Winner Contemporary
Claudia Nicholson
I felt the rumour of the river and you / Coutra Ngara the Bada Yuru
Sponsored by Marsdens Law Group

Winner Traditional
Andrew Vanderschoor
The creepy crawly nature trail
Sponsored by Australian Labor Party Councillors

Winner Sculpture
Rosie Deacon
Platyroo Tuckerbag
Sponsored by Coonamble Shire Council

Winner Photography
Valentina Schulte
No two paths through time are ever alike
Sponsored by Macarthur Greens

Winner Primary
Siena Wallace Johnson
Self Portrait
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Ingleburn

Winner Primary
Zanab Almaliky
Viva la Vida
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Ingleburn

Winner Primary
Liam McCleary
Atom the Stealth Ninja
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Ingleburn

Winner Secondary
Asmaa Balat
Losing My Home
Sponsored by Western Suburbs Leagues Club

Winner Secondary
Shane Hobday
Projecting Identity
Sponsored by Western Suburbs Leagues Club

Winner Secondary
Joyel Jiju
Tribal Mask
Sponsored by Western Suburbs Leagues Club

Winner Secondary
Fatima Naqvi
Untitled
Sponsored by Western Suburbs Leagues Club

Winner James Gleeson Surrealism Award
Sarah Frost
Into the Deep
Sponsored by Michael and Marilyn Reardon-Small with acknowledgment of the James Gleeson O’Keefe Foundation

Winner Macarthur Award
Rhonda Banks
Rainbow at Night
Sponsored by Campbelltown Catholic Club

Winner Aboriginal Art Award
Dennis Golding
Overlooking Botany Bay
Sponsored by Liberal Party of Australia Councillors

Winner Macability Award
Peter Gregson
Campfire & Tornados
Sponsored by Macarthur Disability Services

Entries in the 2018 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award have now closed. Click here for the full list of preselected artists in this year’s Art Award.

The Fisher’s Ghost Art Award coincides with Campbelltown’s annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost. Held over 10 days, the Festival dates back to 1956 and celebrates Australia’s most famous ghost – Frederick Fisher.

The Open section of the Art Award is acquisitive to the C-A-C permanent collection and is awarded prize-money of $20,000. In the past it has been awarded to some of Australia’s most respected Contemporary artists including Elisabeth Cummings, Khaled Sabsabi, Justene Williams, David Bromley, Marion Borgelt, Raquel Ormella and Philip Wolfhagen.

There is over $30,000 in prize money to be won across multiple categories.

Key Dates

Entries Open Monday 2 July
Entries Close Wednesday 5 September 4pm
Finalists Announced Friday 28 September
Official Opening Night and Award Announcement Friday 2 November
Exhibition open to the public  Saturday 3 November – Thursday 13 December

All works will be available for purchase

 

 

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