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The dictionary

Walker, Deborah 2013, The dictionary, The Trust Company, Portial Geach Trust, Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

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Title The dictionary
Creator(s) Walker, Deborah
Year presented 2013
Year created 2013
Material type art original
Description of artwork oil on 2 panel of linen canvas 36 X 60 cm
Publisher The Trust Company, Portial Geach Trust, Sydney
Place of publication Sydney, NSW
Keyword(s) painting
portrait
visual artwork
Summary The Portia Geach Memorial Award is a celebration of female Australian artists. It’s Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize for female artists and has greatly contributed to the development of female artists in this country. It was established by Florence Kate Geach in 1961 in memory of her sister, Portia Geach and is awarded each year to the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters or the Sciences. Our judges this year are Jane Watters, Director S.H. Ervin Gallery, Dr Lindy Lee, Senior Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts and Ben Quilty, Artist. A media release with the full list of finalists will be distributed tomorrow morning with further details available at www.thetrustcompany.com.au/portiageach. The artwork The Dictionary will be hung in the S.H. Ervin Gallery from 3 October until 16 November, with the exhibition open from 4 October, 1st Prize money $30,000
Notes Exhibited at the S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks. Sydney. This portrait was a 2013 Portia Geach Memorial Award Finalist. The work was also shortlisted for the 2014 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize ($30,000), selected from 500 entries nationally to 42 selected artists to "showcase the best of contemporary Australian painting practice" (Geelong Gallery Media Release)
Language eng
Field of Research 190502 Fine Arts (incl Sculpture and Painting)
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category J1 Major original creative work
Copyright notice ©2013, The Trust Company, Portial Geach Trust, Sydney
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30058960

 
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