The Guirguis New Art Prize (GNAP)
Sat 11 Apr - Sun 31 May 2015
The Guirguis New Art Prize (GNAP) is a $20.000 national, acquisitive, biennial,
contemporary Art Prize administered by Federation University Australia's Arts
Academy Initiated and generously supported by local Ballarat surgeon Mr Mark
Guirguis,this prestigious Art Prize showcases a selection of Australia's most exciting
contemporary artists in Ballarat, Victoria.
In 2015, the major award of $20,000 will be presented to the winning artist
for the most outstanding single work of art from a pool of 15 Australian
shortlisted finalists' presented in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ballarat
and FedUni's Post Office Gallery, Ballarat from Saturday 11 April to Sunday
31 May 2015.
The list of GNAP15 finalists are Chris Barry (VIC), Chris Bond (VIC),
Teelah George (WA), Julie Gough (TAS), Louise Hubbard (VIC),
Susan Jacobs (VIC), Jess Johnson (VIC), Ross Manning (QLD),
Dylan Martorell (VIC), Pilar Mata-Dupont (WA), Kate Mitchell (NSW),
Dominic Redfern (VIC), Mark Shorter (NSW), Conrad Tipungwuti (NT)
and Jemima Wyman (QLD).
The Art Gallery of Ballarat and Post Office Gallery will be open from 10am
to 5pm daily. Entry is free.
GNAP is presented in association with the Art Gallery of Ballarat.