Winner's Art Reviews

 

As part of the Contemporary Art Awards prize, the winner and the highly commendeds receive an art review about their work.

ART WRITERS

 

Julie Rees is a Queensland artist and arts writer. Graduating with a Doctor of Visual Arts from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in 2015, Julie has exhibited both nationally and internationally, published research papers, catalogue essays, and reviews. 

 

Caitlin Eyre is a curator and arts writer based in South Australia. She graduated from the University of Adelaide's double Master of Arts program with degrees in Art History and Curatorial & Museum Studies in 2013. Caitlin has produced articles, reviews and catalogue essays for a number of arts publications, online platforms, exhibitions and institutions across Australia. 

 

Di Erlichman is a Victorian artist and an award-winning marketing and communication specialist. She regularly exhibits in selected galleries across Melbourne and is currently continuing her studies in Visual Arts at Melbourne Polytechnic.

 

Annette Ong is an artist and writer based in Perth. She graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Western Australia. Annette has published short stories and generated a number of articles and reviews.

 

 

2015

Winner: Lauri Smith by Dr Julie Rees

Highly Commended: Felicity O'Connor by Dr Julie Rees

Highly Commended: Vanessa Stanley by Dr Julie Rees

 

Mark Bagally: A Pensive Moment

Winner of Contemporary Art Awards 2019

 

By Di Elrichman

Image courtesy of the artist ​

Self-Portrait 

Oil on board

40 x 51cm

2018

Mark Bagally: Art Review by Di Elrichman

Louise Tate: A Fiction of Others

 

Highly Commended - Contemporary Art Awards 2019

By Di Elrichman

Image courtesy of the artist ​

A Fiction of Others 

Oil on canvas

122 x 97cm

2018

Louise Tate: Art Review by Di Elrichman
 

Ellie Coleman: Lucent Creatures

Highly Commended - Contemporary Art Awards 2019

By Dr Julie Rees

Image courtesy of the artist ​

Lucent Creatures

Taxidermy and crystals

Variable

2018

Ellie Coleman_Review_2019.jpg
 

Kym Frame: The Resilience of Women

Winner of Contemporary Art Awards 2018

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Image courtesy of the artist ​

In the Hold

Installation - mixed media

60 x 130 x 60cm

2017

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In the Hold

Detail

 

Carmel Louise: Reimagining the Regeneration Process

2018 Highly Commended

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Image courtesy of the artist ​

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Carmel Louise, Constructioal No.1 in 3D, mixed media, 100 x 100cm, 2017

Constructional No.1 in 3D

mixed media

100 x 100cm

2017

Carmel Louise, Constructioal No.1 in 3D, mixed media, 100 x 100cm, 2017

Constructional No.1 in 3D

Detail

 

Amandeep Kaur: Liminal Landscapes

2018 Highly Commended

 

By Annette Ong

Images courtesy of the artist​

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Liminal Landscapes

Archival digital print

118.9 x 84.1cm

2017

 

Rhys Knight: Eliminating the Ego

2018 Highly Commended

 

By Di Erlichman 

Images courtesy of the artist​

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Self (Body-World) 3

Oil on canvas

90 x 80cm

2017

 

Amy Carkeek: Collaborating with the Past

Winner of Contemporary Art Awards 2017

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Image courtesy of the artist 

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Little Boy Blue

Archival inkjet print

100 x 66cm

2016

Children should be seen but not heard

Archival inkjet print

100 x 66cm

2016

Contemporary Art Awards 2017 Winner | Collaborating with the Past | By Dr Julie Rees | Amy Carkeek

Lillian Morrissey: Changing Landscapes

 

2017 Highly Commended

 

By Caitlin Eyre

Images courtesy of artist 

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Awakening

Acrylic on board

120 x 240cm

2016

 

2017 Highly Commended | Changing Landscapes | By Caitlin Eyre | Highly Commended 2017 | Lillian Morrissey | March 2017

Jeramie Scahill: Age is a Work of Art

 

2017 Highly Commended

 

By Caitlin Eyre

Images courtesy of artist 

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Contemporary Art Awards 2017 | Jeramie Scahill | Age is a Work of Art | By Caitlin Eyre |

Walking Stick 

Stirling Silver and rosewood

10 x 85cm

2016

 

 

Kevin Song: Memories and Perceptions of Place

2016 Winner of Contemporary Art Awards

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Image courtesy of artist 

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Winter Landscape

Acrylic on canvas

76 x 61cm

2015

 

Contemporary Art Awards 2016 Winner | Kevin Song | Memories and Perceptions of Place | By Dr Julie Rees |
 

Vrinda Gleeson: Women's Sensuality 

2016 Highly Commended 

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Image courtesy of artist 

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Bath-Time

Oil, charcoal, and acrylic on board

90 x 120cm

2015

Contemporary Art Awards 2016 Highly Commended | Vrinda Gleeson | Women's Sensuality | By Dr Julie Rees |
 

Len Hurley: Infinite Possibilities

2016 Highly Commended

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Animation courtesy of artist 

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Three Boxes

Animation

1920 x 1080 pixels

2016

Contemporary Art Awards 2016 Highly Commended | Len Hurley | Infinite Possibilities | By Dr Julie Rees | 2016
 

Lauri Smith: Dreamed Visions

2015 Winner of Contemporary Art Awards

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Images courtesy of artist 

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Fremble, the whole universe is contained within us

Resin, Silicon, and Human Hair

30 x 43 x 30cm

2015

Contemporary Art Awards 2015 Winner | Lauri Smith | Dreamed Visions | By Dr Julie Rees | 2016
 

Felicity O'Connor: Emotional Abstractions

2015 Highly Commended 

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Images courtesy of artist 

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She is only Happy in the Sun

Oil on Canvas

91 x 91cm

2015

Aqualegar

Oil on Canvas

122 x 152cm

2015

 

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Art Awards 2015 Highly Commended | Felicity O'Connor | Emotional Abstractions | By Dr Julie Rees | 2016
 

Vanessa Stanley: Linking Art and Science

2015 Highly Commended 

 

By Dr Julie Rees

Images courtesy of artist 

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Eastern Branch Brisbane River - Outside

Mirrored Perspex and Aluminium

Variable Dimensions

2014

Below Above

Mirrored Perspex, steel frame, aluminium clips

2m Diameter

2015

Contemporary Art Awards 2015 Highly Commended | Vanessa Stanley | Linking Art and Science | By Dr Julie Rees |  2016

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Carmel Louise, Constructioal No.1 in 3D, mixed media, 100 x 100cm, 2017