Bumper field in contention for City of South Perth’s 2016 Emerging Artist Award


Perth artist Bonnie Boogaard is among the finalists.
Perth artist Bonnie Boogaard is among the finalists.

A TOTAL of 73 finalists have been selected for the City of South Perth’s 2016 Emerging Artist Award by a distinguished judging panel.

The judges were artist and curator Jana Braddock, artist and general manager at PS Art Space Fremantle Tom Muller and Curtin University Head of Art and Design, Professor David Hawkins.

Sculpture, video, photography, acrylic and mixed media all featured in this year’s showcase, which is the most diverse in the Award’s 14-year history.

The winners of the Award will be announced at the exhibition launch and awards presentation night on October 20 at the South Perth Community Hall.

The launch is invitation only, with the exhibition open to the public from October 21-29.

For a full list of the finalists, check out the City of South Perth’s website.