|The First Art Newspaper on the Net
||Established in 1996
|| Sunday, April 23, 2017
|Finalists revealed in 2012 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize|
The Prize has made an enormous impact in many artists careers. 2010 Archibald Prize winner Sam Leach is also a past Waterhouse finalist.
ADELAIDE- Judges have chosen 100 finalists from a record 840 entrants who submitted works to the South Australian Museum. The competition invites artists around the world to create works of excellence that explore natural history themes. The winners will be announced on July 20.
The founder of the Prize and Exhibition Manager Mark Judd says the artistic calibre of exhibition has grown enormously in the first 10 years of the competition, with record entries underpinning its popularity as a major annual event for Australian visual arts.
The Prize has made an enormous impact in many artists careers. 2010 Archibald Prize winner Sam Leach is also a past Waterhouse finalist. He says the Waterhouse is unique in promoting an interest in natural history. It brings science and contemporary art together in a way that encourages contemplation of the non-human world.
Being shortlisted in the Waterhouse was a significant achievement in my career. The prize also toured to the National Archives in Canberra, a great place to have had work shown.
Overall winner of the 2012 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize : $50,000.
In each of categories Paintings, Works on paper, and Sculpture and objects: 1st $10,000; 2nd $5,000; 3rd $2,500.
The Waterhouse Youth Art Prize: 1st $4,000; 2nd $2,000; 3rd $1,000.
Peoples Choice Award: $5,000.
June 13, 2012
Christie's opens exhibition showcasing leading auction highlights of the summer season
"Pipilotti Rist: Blood-Fuelled Cameras and Welling Spaces" at Kunstmuseum St.Gallen
Christie's to offer the collection of German music producer Siggi Loch and his wife Sissy
Louvre makes history hosting a catwalk show by Italian house Salvatore Ferragamo
Bruce Munro's first one-man show touches hearts across 23 acres at Longwood Gardens
Centre national de l'audiovisuel in Luxembourg to open a major space for photography
Switzerland's leading contemporary art institution, the Kunsthalle Zürich, reopens
Tour offers access to Memphis Belle restoration in a cavernous hangar at a southern Ohio Air Force base
Hawkins and Hawkins sell 1.5 million silver toilet service at the 40th Olympia Fine Art and Antiques Fair
Bonhams in New York welcomes Kayla Carlsen to the American Paintings Department
Vandals spray-painted hate graffiti at Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem
18th sculpture in UC San Diego's Stuart Collection is both homey and disorienting
Glass exhibition celebrates birth of American Studio Art Glass movement at Toledo Museum of Art
Philanthropist makes Philly museum a $40M offer
John Cage's visual word constructions on view at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center
Hazel and William Hough make historic endowment gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida
Dispute over Thomas Kinkade's will heads to court
Finalists revealed in 2012 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize
Most Popular Last Seven Days
1.- Comeback king or washed-up? British artist Damien Hirst's new show divides
2.- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, debuts Matisse in the Studio, revealing unprecedented insight into artist's mind
3.- Fondation de l'Hermitage exhibits masterpieces from the Bührle Collection
4.- According to study, prehistoric cannibals didn't just eat each other for the calories
5.- Statement concerning legal proceedings against Ida Ekblad
6.- Exhibition features the latest work of one of Cuba's leading contemporary artists, Carlos Luna
7.- Exhibition considers what is at stake when heritage is destroyed in war-torn region
8.- German art exhibit Documenta debuts shared Athens experience
9.- Berlin gives refuge to Rosa Parks' Detroit house
10.- Exhibition brings together John Constable's work during his little-discussed period in Brighton
Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .
|Royalville Communications, Inc|
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.