Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize 2013
The 2013 Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize was an exceptional event including a spectacular line up of events and activities across three art filled weeks. The Tattersall's Club Landscape Art
Prize, in its twenty-fourth year, remains a highly regarded and sought after invitational award. Seventy-three artists from every state and territory were accepted to participate in 2013, many of
which are finalists and winners of the prestigious Archibald, Wynne, Sulman and Moran art awards.
The 2013 Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize was judged by Simon Wright – Deputy Director of the Queensland Art Gallery and GOMA, Jane Watters – Director of the S H Ervin Gallery Sydney, John
Walsh – President of the Regional Galleries Association of Queensland and Director of the Gold Coast Art Gallery and, Des Whybird – Vice President of the Tattersall’s Club of Brisbane.
The winner of the 2013 Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize was Jun Chen with his entry ‘Brisbane River’. Queensland Mister for the Arts Ian Walker, presented Jun with the prize of $25,000
at the opening night cocktail party event. The winning painting is an oil on canvas work depicting the meandering Brisbane River and surrounding suburbs. Chen is a multi-award winning artist,
having been a finalist in the Wynne, Sulman, Archibald and Moran Prizes and in 2011, won the Fleurieu People's Choice Award.
Rachel Ellis was highly commended by the judging panel for her painting 'Bathurst Landscape – Hope Street II', and Mostyn Bramley Moore was awarded a Highly Commended for his painting
'Repentance'. A Commended award was given to a collaborative work by Imants Tillers and Michael Nelson Jagamara titled 'Nature Speaks DU / None Shots'.
The Member’s Choice Award was voted by the Members of the Tattersall’s Club of Brisbane and artist David Lake received the award for his painting ‘Stop in Autumn’. Lake was in attendance
all the way from Tasmania at the opening night cocktail party and Rob Hansford from Hardy Brothers were delighted to present him with the prestigious prize of $5,000 worth of jewellery thanks to
Hardy Brother’s Jewellers who have been sponsoring the award since 2005.
Artist Peter Anderson won the inaugural People’s Choice Award for his painting ‘Albatross Meadow, Campbell Island’. The People’s Choice was tremendously received by the public both at the
Tattersall’s Club and the public viewing at Waterfront Place, receiving an overwhelming amount of votes for its first year; Anderson collecting the award by a considerable margin.
The Curator, Bernie Hollett and Art Promotions Queensland would like to extend its congratulations to all the recipients of awards across the 2013 Prize, your paintings were represented amongst an
exceptionally high calibre of artists and artworks this year.
A special non-competitive exhibition; Sports Art, was displayed on the Club’s North Balcony and showcased the works of eleven artists depicting images of Australian’s engaged in a cross section of
Australian sports across all codes and disciplines from Cricket to Rugby to Surf Life Saving.
The prize was hosted at the Tattersall’s Club for the opening week and moved to Waterfront Place, Eagle Street Brisbane, for public viewing in the subsequent two weeks.
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