Fiona McMonagle FINALIST in Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

Congratulations to Fiona McMonagle who has been announced as a FINALIST in the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize!

Established in 2015, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize is a celebration of contemporary Australian painting. The finalist exhibition brings together a broad range of artists, both established and lesser known, whose varied approaches to the painted medium conveys the breadth and diversity of painting in Australia today.

The annual prize valued at $15,000, is an important opportunity for Bayside City Council to add exceptional works of art to its collection and to promote art and artists as a valuable part of the Bayside community. The three categories of the prize are judged by a panel of industry experts.

2019 BAAP judging panel is Jane Devery, Curator, Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Anthony Fitzpatrick Curator, TarraWarra Museum of Art, and Joanna Bosse Curator, Bayside Gallery.

Finalist exhibition at Bayside Gallery will run 24 May–21 July, with the winner announced on 23 May.

Image: Fiona McMonagle, Toast with jam, 2018, oil on linen, 77 x 72.5 cm