Open Award : First Prize

marcus kennedy  

Marcus Kennedy | Beginnings, Acrylic on canvas, 2020

This is my beginning of a new style of painting; a new interpretation on traditional barkindji carvings and linework we can see in old objects that are now held in museums.

Open Award : Second Prize

 clinton kemp

Clinton Kemp | Murra Wirrie, Wood Carving, 2020

Murrawirrie is a fighting and hunting tool used by the people of the Lake Eyre region S.A. Murrawirrie translates in Dieri as two handed club, but is classed as a Kirra (boomerang). 

Fifteen different native Australian woods were used to make this boomerang.

From left to right:

Box Gum (NSW), Huon Pine (TAS), Beef (QLD), Redgum (NSW), Nielia (SA), Mulga (NSW), Mallee Brown (NSW), Jarrah (WA), Mallee Red (NSW), Gidgee (NSW), Leopard (NSW), Bloodwood (QLD), Beef (NSW), Pine (VIC), Black Oak (NSW).

Nhuungku Prize for Excellence : Winner

 brady prescott

Brady Prescott | Series: Connecting, Acrylic on canvas, 2019

The series ‘Connecting’ represents the fundamentals of life.

We are connected to our family, to our friends and peers, we are connected through school or a workplace. We are connected through cultures, beliefs and history.

I am spiritually and culturally connected to this country. 

Emerging Artist : Winner

cally doyle (detailed image)

Calli Doyle |Dreams of Darling Past, Lino print (unique state), 2019

Young Artist : Winner

 Wilcannia Central Secondary School

Wilcannia Central Secondary School | Pit Fired Grinding Stones, 2020