John Fries Memorial Prize
The John Fries Memorial Prize for emerging visual artists is a non-acquisitive award of $10,000.
This annual prize is open to all artists resident in Australia and New Zealand who are not enrolled as a student and whose work is not represented in the collection of an Australian state, territory or national public art gallery.
Artists of all ages and disciplines are eligible to enter and you do not need to be a member of Copyright Agency|Viscopy.
The prize has been donated by the Fries family in memory of former Viscopy director and honorary treasurer, John Fries, who made a remarkable contribution to the life and success of Viscopy.
Entries for the 2013 John Fries Memorial Prize for Emerging Visual Artists have now closed.
We have had a record number of entries this year. All applicants will be notified in June, when the finalists are announced.
The exhibition of finalists’s works will be held at Gaffa Galleries, Sydney from 24 August - 14 September 2013.
2013 Judges announced
The four judges for the 2013 Prize have been announced.
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Guest Curator announced
Sebastian Goldspink has been announced as the guest curator for the 2013 John Fries Memorial Prize for emerging visual artists.
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For more information contact Copyright Agency|Viscopy
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