2020 John Leslie Art Prize Finalist
Congratulations to Min-Woo Bang on his selection as a finalist in the 2020 John Leslie Art Prize with his painting 'Orderly Chaos'.
The John Leslie Art Prize is a national, biennial prize for landscape painting, named after the former Patron of the Gippsland Art Gallery, John Leslie OBE (1919-2016).
The continuation of the Prize is made possible through the generous ongoing support of the John Leslie Foundation.
This year the gallery received 409 artworks submitted by 334 artists from all over Australia, 50 of which have been selected as finalists.
'Orderly Chaos' (2019) 105 x 115cm oil on linen
The three-member selection panel, comprising Gallery Director Simon Gregg, Curator Erin Mathews, and Art Critic Robert Nelson was impressed by the quality and variety of entries.
Each of the finalists will be vying for the $20,000 Prize, with the winning work to beautomatically acquired for the Gallery’s permanent collection.
To view the finalists and to vote online for the People’s Choice Award, click here.
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