DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY is pleased to announce Bev Shroot and Louise Thoeming as the winners of the inaugural Dominik Mersch Gallery Curator Award 2015.
Their exhibition proposal ‘Outsiders, Imposters and Aliens’ was selected by a panel of judges including Gallery Director Dominik Mersch and guest judge Glenn Barkley, independent curator and artistic director of Art Month 2015.
“We are completely thrilled to have been selected as the winners of the inaugural Dominik Mersch Gallery Curator Award.” Said Bev and Louise, “We are also delighted and surprised given the calibre of some of the proposals and contenders that we had heard about on the commercial gallery grapevine.” Both Bev and Louise are studying the Masters of Art Administration at UNSW Art and Design, Sydney.
“The proposal responded directly to the competition brief, as well as displaying creativity, insight and curiosity. The gallery is looking forward to working with and supporting these two promising curators”, said Dominik Mersch.
‘Outsiders, Imposters and Aliens’ opens on 1st of October and will also present an exciting curated public program.
EXHIBITION DATES: 01.10. – 17.10.15
Sydney’s art and science worlds are coming together to show their recognition and support of Australia’s most creative and innovative talents by launching an exciting new initiative.
Artworks created by emerging artists will be exhibited and sold off, with all proceeds going towards supporting young and aspiring scientists.
The event is presented by DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY and THE CENTENARY INSTITUTE with support of MORGAN STANLEY and donated works by NATIONAL ART SCHOOL students and graduates.
Friday 14 August 2015, 6.30 – 8.30 pm at Dominik Mersch Gallery.
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Congratulations to Lucas Davidson for being selected as a finalist for the 2015 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship. The NSW Visual Arts Fellowship is Artspace’s key exhibition for profiling the dynamism and breadth of emerging contemporary artistic practice in NSW.
Congratulations TIM JOHNSON for being selected as a finalist for the SULMAN PRIZE 2015 with the work ‘Open Source’.
Congratulations ANGUS MCDONALD for being selected as a finalist for the ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2015 with the work ‘Romanticide ‒ portrait of Abbe May’.
Congratulations to PHILIP WOLFHAGEN for being selected as a finalist for the WYNNE PRIZE 2015 with the work ‘Alpine Transect’.
Liquid Light: Horizontal Triptych Nos. 3 & 4
Executed 2012-13, works finally completed 2015
acrylic, canvas, timber, pins, white plaster shadow box frame
170 cm x 350 cm x 6 each panel
Commissioning client: Mirvac
The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award is one of the most important annual surveys of contemporary Australian photographic practice.
Established photographers are showcased alongside emerging, resulting in a stunning reflection of contemporary practice that examines diverse themes and approaches.
28 March – 31 March, Gold Coast City Gallery
Don’t miss out on applying for the DMG Curator Award for emerging and aspiring curators! The deadline for submissions is March 31st.
The winning curator will be given a show in the DMG Exhibition Calendar 2015, working with the gallery team to realise the proposed exhibition concept.
The link to the application brief is: http://www.dominikmerschgallery.com/dominik-mersch-gallery…/
Looking forward to seeing the submissions!