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VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition 2021


Opening Night, Tuesday 9 March at 7pm

Location: Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries


In this exhibition artists are asked to explore subjects from a modern perspective, challenging themselves creatively. Digital Works included. The VAS Contemporary Exhibition features a $5000 prize sponsored by the George Hicks Foundation.
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VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition 2021

Location: Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries


Opening Night, Tuesday 9 March at 7pm

In this exhibition artists are asked to explore subjects from a modern perspective, challenging themselves creatively. Digital Works included. The VAS Contemporary Exhibition features a $5000 prize sponsored by the George Hicks Foundation.

Banner Image: 'Labyrinth' by Susan Sutton, Winner 2020

See past winners.

Opening Night, Tuesday 9 March at 7pm. The VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibitions 2021 will be judged by Rebecca Agnew, curator of Fox Galleries.

George Hicks Foundation Logo

VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition Winner

Winner: Brock Q Piper—'The Hypnotist'

Highly Commended Artists

Ottavio Boron VAS—'Gippsland Flames'
Heather 'Zulu' Towns—'Rogaska & Nasturtiums'
Nathan Moshinsky VAS—'Cosmic Energy'
Louise Foletta—'Recurring Image, Fire'
Ulrike Zimmermann—'Inner Soul of Australia'
Ann Capling—''

Sculpture Winner

Winner: Ivana Maric—'Honey I'm Home'

Highly Commended sculptor: Claudine Top VAS—'The Shade'

The VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition may be viewed in the Galleries at the Victorian Artists Society until Monday 22 March 2021. Visitors welcome.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE VAS GEORGE HICKS FOUNDATION CONTEMPORARY EXHIBITION

Browse Artworks

A Huge Network
Rosa Wong
76cm (W) x 38cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Acrylic on the stretched canvas
$ 1,200.00
A Life Time Love—Chrysanthemums, Roses and Green Ball Dianthus
HSIN LIN
61cm (W) x 91cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Artist Acrylic on Artist quality triple primed gesso acid free canvas. Sealed with clear varnish. Signed at front. Artwork painted extend to all Side panels as photo shown, ready to hang. Comes with certificate of authenticity.

Not for sale
A Moment of Contemplation
Sam Bruere
100cm (W) x 100cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Acrylic
$ 1,500.00
Blue Vase with Pear
Vicki McInnes
47cm (W) x 57cm (H)
Watercolour on Arches paper

Not for sale
Circle of Colors
Faramarz Mokhtarpour
80cm (W) x 80cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on canvas
$ 800.00
Comfort in a hard place
Caroline Smyrk
53cm (W) x 43cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Charcoal and Conte on grey tone paper
$ 750.00
Cosmic Energy
Nathan Moshinsky
76cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Acrylic on Canvas
$ 750.00
Duck Fight
Linda Weil
56cm (W) x 50cm (H) x 30cm (D)
Graphite and Color Pencil

Not for sale
First Light
Radmila Hardi
13cm (W) x 9cm (H)
Water soluble oil
$ 300.00
Ottavio Boron, Gippsland Flames, Highly Commended 2021
Gippsland Flames
Ottavio Boron VAS
Oil
$ 4,400.00
HasBen#2
Bruce Baldey
70cm (W) x 70cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Digital print on paper

Not for sale
Ivana Maric, Zdenka, Honey I'm Home, Sculpture Winner 2021_Image 2
Honey I'm Home
Ivana Maric
Mixed Media
$ 8,000.00
Ulrike Zimmerman, Inner Soul of Australia, Highly Commended 2021
Inner Soul of Australia
Ulrike Zimmermann
Mixed Media

Not for sale
Interpretation
Anna Madyarova
45.5cm (W) x 60.5cm (H) x 1.5cm (D)
$ 350.00
Clive Sinclair artwork
Into the Blue
Clive Sinclair
Acrylic

Not for sale
Lotus No.20
Lihong Zhang
50.8cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 1.5cm (D)
Oil on Canvas

Not for sale
Millstream Chichester National Park Early morning
Margaret Picken
110cm (W) x 110cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Oil on stretched canvas

Not for sale
robyn pridham
Nocturnal Visions
Robyn Pridham VAS
74cm (W) x 99cm (H)
Mixed media on Stonehenge paper
$ 800.00
Old Friends—Sarah New and Hannah Russell. Life-long life models
Jan Hendrik Van Weerd
79cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Charcoal, gesso and oil paint on paper

Not for sale
Pont-Aven
Melissa Fraser
102cm (W) x 102cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Oil on Canvas
$ 2,100.00
Louise Foletta, Recurring Image, Fire, Highly Commended 2021
Recurring Image, Fire
Louise Foletta
Mixed Media
$ 5,000.00
Regrowth After Fire
Jane Flowers
122cm (W) x 122cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil on Canvas

Not for sale
Resilience
Bronwen Hunt
120cm (W) x 120cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 2,500.00
Riverside
Jue Wu
53cm (W) x 35cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Watercolour Painting on Paper
$ 1,260.00
heather-towns-vas-rog-nas
Rogaska & Nasturtiums
Heather Towns
100cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Acrylic on linen
$ 3,500.00
Ruby Ed4
Richard Impey
30.5cm (W) x 38.5cm (H) x 2.5cm (D)
Digital Art
$ 250.00
Brock Q Piper, The Hypnotist, Contemporary Exhibition WINNER 2021
The Hypnotist
Brock Q Piper
Oil on canvas

Not for sale
Claudine Top, The Shade, Sculpture Highly Commended 2021
The Shade
Claudine Top VAS
Bronze
$ 3,200.00
Joseph Luczynski Image
The Twisted Vine
Joseph Luczynski VAS
35cm (W) x 50cm (H)
Acrylic on Snowdon Paper
$ 600.00
Tree Barkus
Denise Nethercote
51cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Oil paint
$ 450.00
Woman in Landscape
George Eustice
50cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Oil on Canvas
$ 350.00

Browse Artworks

A Huge Network
Rosa Wong
76cm (W) x 38cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Acrylic on the stretched canvas
$ 1,200.00
A Life Time Love—Chrysanthemums, Roses and Green Ball Dianthus
HSIN LIN
61cm (W) x 91cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Artist Acrylic on Artist quality triple primed gesso acid free canvas. Sealed with clear varnish. Signed at front. Artwork painted extend to all Side panels as photo shown, ready to hang. Comes with certificate of authenticity.

Not for sale
A Moment of Contemplation
Sam Bruere
100cm (W) x 100cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Acrylic
$ 1,500.00
Blue Vase with Pear
Vicki McInnes
47cm (W) x 57cm (H)
Watercolour on Arches paper

Not for sale
Circle of Colors
Faramarz Mokhtarpour
80cm (W) x 80cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on canvas
$ 800.00
Comfort in a hard place
Caroline Smyrk
53cm (W) x 43cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Charcoal and Conte on grey tone paper
$ 750.00
Cosmic Energy
Nathan Moshinsky
76cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Acrylic on Canvas
$ 750.00
Duck Fight
Linda Weil
56cm (W) x 50cm (H) x 30cm (D)
Graphite and Color Pencil

Not for sale
First Light
Radmila Hardi
13cm (W) x 9cm (H)
Water soluble oil
$ 300.00
Ottavio Boron, Gippsland Flames, Highly Commended 2021
Gippsland Flames
Ottavio Boron VAS
Oil
$ 4,400.00
HasBen#2
Bruce Baldey
70cm (W) x 70cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Digital print on paper

Not for sale
Ivana Maric, Zdenka, Honey I'm Home, Sculpture Winner 2021_Image 2
Honey I'm Home
Ivana Maric
Mixed Media
$ 8,000.00
Ulrike Zimmerman, Inner Soul of Australia, Highly Commended 2021
Inner Soul of Australia
Ulrike Zimmermann
Mixed Media

Not for sale
Interpretation
Anna Madyarova
45.5cm (W) x 60.5cm (H) x 1.5cm (D)
$ 350.00
Clive Sinclair artwork
Into the Blue
Clive Sinclair
Acrylic

Not for sale
Lotus No.20
Lihong Zhang
50.8cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 1.5cm (D)
Oil on Canvas

Not for sale
Millstream Chichester National Park Early morning
Margaret Picken
110cm (W) x 110cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Oil on stretched canvas

Not for sale
robyn pridham
Nocturnal Visions
Robyn Pridham VAS
74cm (W) x 99cm (H)
Mixed media on Stonehenge paper
$ 800.00
Old Friends—Sarah New and Hannah Russell. Life-long life models
Jan Hendrik Van Weerd
79cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Charcoal, gesso and oil paint on paper

Not for sale
Pont-Aven
Melissa Fraser
102cm (W) x 102cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Oil on Canvas
$ 2,100.00
Louise Foletta, Recurring Image, Fire, Highly Commended 2021
Recurring Image, Fire
Louise Foletta
Mixed Media
$ 5,000.00
Regrowth After Fire
Jane Flowers
122cm (W) x 122cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil on Canvas

Not for sale
Resilience
Bronwen Hunt
120cm (W) x 120cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 2,500.00
Riverside
Jue Wu
53cm (W) x 35cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Watercolour Painting on Paper
$ 1,260.00
heather-towns-vas-rog-nas
Rogaska & Nasturtiums
Heather Towns
100cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Acrylic on linen
$ 3,500.00
Ruby Ed4
Richard Impey
30.5cm (W) x 38.5cm (H) x 2.5cm (D)
Digital Art
$ 250.00
Brock Q Piper, The Hypnotist, Contemporary Exhibition WINNER 2021
The Hypnotist
Brock Q Piper
Oil on canvas

Not for sale
Claudine Top, The Shade, Sculpture Highly Commended 2021
The Shade
Claudine Top VAS
Bronze
$ 3,200.00
Joseph Luczynski Image
The Twisted Vine
Joseph Luczynski VAS
35cm (W) x 50cm (H)
Acrylic on Snowdon Paper
$ 600.00
Tree Barkus
Denise Nethercote
51cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 3.5cm (D)
Oil paint
$ 450.00
Woman in Landscape
George Eustice
50cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Oil on Canvas
$ 350.00

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