Friday, November 12, 2010

Andrew Chapman takes out NEW NORTH PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE 2010

Andrew Chapman's photograph Sea of Heartbreak won the Open section of the New North Photography Prize 2010

Chapman's still life/landscape photograph taken at Lake Eyre was one of 123 entries. The judges ssaid it showed "awareness of contemporary issues in the choice of subject matter combined with the technical excellence and use of photographic medium."

The judging panel consisted of Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg, Jeff Moorfoot, and MGA Director Shaune Lakin.

Highly Commended Awards in the Open Prize were also given to Kirsten Bowers for The Guardian and Lisa Ziino for her suite of works East 34th and 5th.

Highly Commended Awards in the Student Prize were also given to Andrej Kocis for Untitled #3 and Jessie Di Blasi for 49 Days.

Highly Commended Awards in the Portrait Prize were also given to Josephine Harkin for her portrait, Ben, and to Sean O'Carroll, for his portrait, Boy.

Total prizes $10,000: first prize valued at $5,000, including exhibition at New North.

The winner of the People's Choice Award will be announced at the closing party on Saturday 27th November, from 2pm.

For further information, images of the winning works, and interviews with the Directors, judges, and the winning artists, contact the New North Gallery on +613 9018 3081 or

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