Image: Louise Zhang, ooOOoo, 2014, expanding foam, plaster, clay, acrylic and resin, 30 x 75 x 50 cm
A huge congratulations to Shoufay Derz, Stevie Fieldsend, Hayden Fowler, Hyun-Hee Lee, Cyrus Tang and Louise Zhang, who have been shortlisted for the Fisher’s Ghost Art Award 2014.
Now in it's 52nd year, the Award is a highlight of the annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost, with prize money reaching in excess of $40,000. The major prize is the open award and the winning artist is awarded $20,000, with their work becoming part of the Centre’s permanent collection. The Art Award is open to any artist, Australia wide with the option of entering up to two works of art in a number of categories.
Shoufay Derz was shortlisted for her works Golden Boat and Quarry, Hyun-Hee Lee for her work Secrets, and Cyrus Tang for her works Algernon and Momentary Glean.
Louise Zhang was shortlisted for a sculpture entitled ooOOoo and a painting entitled Vermiform Steaks that continue her investigation into the thin divide that separates the ‘monstrous’ from the ‘cute’.
Hayden Fowler was shortlisted for his works New Romantic I & ii (from series of 5) and New World Order. Stevie Fieldsend has been shortlisted for her visually arresting sculpture made from glass and wood, entitled CAUTER.
All shortlisted entries will be on display as part of an annual exhibition from 25 October to 14 December, 2014 within Campbelltown City Council.