The Mosman Art Gallery invites Friends to a conversation with Jasper Knight and key artists from the Mosman Art Prize 2012.
Join the Friends of Mosman Art Gallery for a free, exclusive viewing of the 2012 Mosman Art Prize. Enjoy complimentary drinks, delicious finger food and artist talks.
The Mosman Art Prize is a signature event of the Mosman Art Gallery, and one of the most established and prestigious local government awards in Australia.
This year’s Mosman Art Prize judge is Anne Flanagan, Assistant Director, Art Gallery of New South Wales. This is a wonderful opportunity to see her selection of artists for this year’s Mosman Art Prize and to view her choice of winner of the $30,000 prize. The winning work will join the Mosman Art Collection of art, reflecting developments in Australian art practice since 1947.
Hear Jasper Knight, 33 year-old Sydney-based artist and winner of the 2008 Mosman Art Prize in conversation with Katrina Cashman, Assistant Director and Senior Curator of the Mosman Art Gallery.
Jasper’s work was a finalist in the Archibald prize five times. He has also exhibited in the Wynne Prize in 2005, 2006 ,2011 and 2012. He was awarded an Australia Council Emerging and Established New Work grant, the Freedman Foundation Scholarship and the Rocks Art Prize. He has also been a finalist in the Blake Prize, The ABN-Amro Prize, The Helen Lempriere and the Brett Whiteley Prize.
Friends of the Gallery are encouraged to invite a guest who may enjoy being introduced to the benefits of being a Friend of the Mosman Art Gallery.
To assist with catering please RSVP by Monday 23 July.
Enquiries: Janelle Patchett, Public Programs Officer, Mosman Art Gallery
Phone: 9978 4185