Manning Art Prize

Manning Art Prize 2017 - Naked & Nude

Once again, Sydney Morning Herald Art Critic John McDonald, judged this prestigious prize. The winners are:

Major Acquisitive Prize $16,000 - Dagmar Cyrulla 'The phone call IV' oil on linen 122cm x 91cm

Second Prize $3,000 - Peter Churcher 'Kaue' oil on canvas 101cm x 74cm

The Robin Norling Bequest Prize $1,000 - Nick Mourtzakis 'Cadmium Green' oil on linen 44cm x 34cm

Come and visit the Gallery to decide the People's Choice Award $1,000 (to be awarded at the conclusion of the exhibition)

View the 2017 catalogue here.

The Manning Art Prize 2017: Naked & Nude finalists are:

 Behzad Alipour   Zai Kuang
 Karryn Argus  Tatyana Kulida
 Troy Argyros  Selway Lampard
 Michael Armstrong  Miriam Loftus
 Stephen Bird   Stewart MacFarlane
 Tracey Buxton  William Maguire
 Amber Carbury  Simon Mark
 Peter Churcher  Laura Matthews
 Jodi Clark  Emma Michaelis
 Dianne Coulter  Matilda Michell
 Nicole Crampton  Nick Mourtzakis
 Dagmar Cyrulla  Kellie Orr
 Carolyn Davis  Prue Platt-Hepworth
 Nada DeCat  Glen Preece
 Rodney Edelsten  Matthew Quick
 Sheridan Elphick  Kate Rae
 Leah Emery  Bruce Rowland
 Mark Feiler  Sally Ryan
 Prudence Flint  Gria Shead 
 Guy Gilmour  Michael Simms
 James Guppy  Gary Smith
 James Guppy, Hilary Herrmann   Vicki Sullivan
 Jessica Guthrie  Helga Visser
 Kristin Hardiman  Alex Weltlinger
 Tannya Harricks   Sally West
 Geoff Harvey  Leigha White
 Sally Hook  Lucila Zentner
 Yvette Hugill  

 

 Manning Art Prize 2017 sponsors:

major sponsors

The Friends of the Manning Regional Art gallery Inc extend sincere thanks to Dr Philip and Mrs Dusty Walkom OAM, Gallery Patrons and sponsors of the $10,000 2015 Major Prize “Naked a& Nude.” Their continuing commitment and support of the arts is very much appreciated.

platinum sponsors

“STRINGYBARK” – Barry & Helen Schlenker

HAWORTH HOLDINGS PTY LTD – in memory of Deborah Scargill

TINA BOSTICK

DR GARY SCHILLER

NORMAN SHAPRO & ALANA PARKINS OAM

gold sponsors

STACKS FINANCE  

YOUR HERITAGE PLANNING

JOCELYN MAUGHAN ART FOUNDATION

DR CHARLES AND MRS JAN EVERINGHAM

silver sponsors

GREAT LAKES PADDOCKS

DR COLIN ROSE OAM AND MRS DIANE ROSE OAM

MICHAEL AND JENNY KENT – MID NORTH COAST SLEEP CLINIC

MAYO PRIVATE HOSPITAL – MR GREG GIBSON

other sponsors

 DR ALAN & MRS KIMBELL HOPCROFT COMBOYNE CULTURES – Peter Jeffrey & Anke Peeters 
 DRS PETER BRAUDE  FISH FISH FISH RESTAURANT
 JOHNSON & THOMPSON CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS                  EXCHANGE HOTEL – Gary Rollings
 SAXBY’S PHARMACY – Ian Carr  CAR PARK DELI
 PATON HOOKE LAWYERS – Mr James Paton  BENT ON FOOD
 MR JOHN & MRS MAY AMBOUR  SOLOMONS FRUIT MARKET
   RAW SUGAR CAFE
   BEAN BAR CAFE

IMPORTANT DATES:

Close of entries: 7 July                        

Announcement of selected finalists: 28 July

Gala Opening and announcement of winners: 2 September

Conditions of entry and entry form can be found online. 

The winner of the 2015 major $10,000 Acquisitive Prize for most outstanding work in the exhibition was Robert Malherbe for his oil painting ‘Woman in a Black Coat’. Robert is from the small town of Blackheath in the Blue Mountains and is an exciting artist who specialises in landscapes and nudes.