The 40th Alice Prize

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A $40,000 national acquisitive contemporary art award
Presented by the Alice Springs Art Foundation

Opening Friday 27 April

The Alice Prize is one of Australia’s longest running and most renowned regional art prizes, bringing exciting contemporary artworks by emerging and established artists from across Australia to Alice Springs. A biennial acquisitive award, to celebrate the 40th Alice Prize in 2018 the winning artist will receive $40,000. The winner of the Tammy Kingsley People’s Choice Award (non-acquisitive) will receive $1,000.

Finalists for the Alice Prize are selected from hundreds of nation-wide entries by an expert selection panel. The judge for the 40th Alice Prize is Brian Ritchie, curator of the MONA FOMA festival and member of the Violent Femmes. The winning work is acquired for the Araluen Art Collection, continuing the Alice Springs Art Foundation’s essential contribution to both the establishment and ongoing enhancement of one of the largest regional Australian art collections, for the benefit of the Central Australian community.

Image: Naomi Hobson, High Pine, 2015, acrylic on linen, 200 x 200 cm Araluen Art Collection. Winner of the 2016 Alice Prize. Acquired by the Alice Springs Art Foundation
27 April17 June 2018
Opening Friday 27 April
Araluen Arts Centre
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