57 Australian artists will have their work on display at the Gold Coast City Gallery from December 7th 2013 to 9th February 2014 which is part of the Gold Coast Art Prize 2013. 260 Artists from all across Australia have submitted artwork into the running to win the prize, which composes of $30,000 in a range of prizes.

The arts exhibition displays emerging, mid career and already established artists who are already working in textile, sculpture and video art.

Multiple artists have chosen to demonstrate the relationship with art in an modern and popular culture that is occurring in today’s society. Victorian artist Rona Green (below) demonstrates and explores the issue of how identity can be expressed through the human body and the potential for transformation.

Well- known Queensland artist Brue Reynold’s work ‘ the three tenses. Is seen to demonstrate the relationship of the used decorative material, context and historical purposes.
Matthew Cheyne helps to give his work a touch of humour to his work of Conradus, while he’s work is primarily based on the moving concept of war and the artworks surrounding this. Missing paint can still be existed through the recorded text.

Rona Green, Bat Shit Crazy (Guano Loco), 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Australian Galleries, Melbourne.

Rona Green, Bat Shit Crazy (Guano Loco), 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Australian Galleries, Melbourne.

The winner will be announced on the 7th of December 2013 by judge Chris Saines CNZM, director, Queensland Art Gallery and the gallery of modern art. A gallery director with over 30 years of experience. Saine’s has been working with the Queensland art gallery for eleven years now in a range of managerial roles. In 2012, Saines was appointed the director of Queensland art gallery.

Visitors who visit the Gold Coast Art Prize can expect to see a range of strong representation of Australian contemporary art. Catalogue available for vistors.

The Arts Centre Gold Coast
135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise, Qld
P: 5581 6567 E: [email protected]

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