Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize winners announced

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Bayside Arts 2023 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize winners announced

BAAP Finalist Exhibition: 12 May – 2 July 2023 at Bayside Gallery.

Artist Louise Tate has been awarded the $15,000 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize for her painting Self-portrait with strawflower 2023.

Announced at the opening night, Tate was selected from a group of 38 finalists drawn from more than 420 entries across Australia.

The exhibition is on display at Bayside Gallery until Sunday 2 July. Visitors to the exhibition can vote for their favourite painting to be recognised with a $1,000 People’s Choice Award, announced upon the closing of the exhibition.

Sandy coloured grassy mountains with blue sky painting

BAAP Local Art Prize winner

Also awarded at the opening night was the $3,000 Local Art Prize, awarded to artist Lorna Quinn for her painting Like an oyster 2022.

Family friendly activities

Bring the whole family along to the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, with free exhibition-related activities for the kids to enjoy. Create your own modernist masterpiece at our abstract art-making station or complete the Great Art Detective, finding clues in artworks throughout the exhibition and be rewarded with a limited-edition badge!

Image/art credits in order of appearance:
1. Louise Tate, Self-portrait with strawflower 2023 (detail), oil on linen, 58 x 43 cm. Winner of 2023 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize. Courtesy the artist and Jan Murphy Gallery.
2. Lorna Quinn, Like an oyster 2022, oil on board, 32 x 25 cm. Winner of 2023 Local Art Prize. Courtesy the artist.

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