This year Nillumbik Shire Council celebrates the 17th anniversary of the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art
A prestigious exhibition showcasing excellence in contemporary art. Forty local and national artists have been selected for the finalist exhibition, which brings together a variety of responses to the theme Return in diverse mediums including sculpture, painting, printmaking, installation, moving-image, photography, ceramic, and mixed media. This year’s Prize judges are Annika Kristensen, Senior Curator, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Georgia Cribb, Director, Bunjil Place Gallery, and Victoria Lynn, Director, TarraWarra Museum of Art.
The NCPA finalists exhibition will be held at the Barn Gallery, Montsalvat from 7 May to 1 July 2021.
For more information please visit nillumbik.vic.gov.au/npca
Anne-Marie Zanetti, From which do we attain our maturity – inside out or outside in?, 2019, oil on canvas, 69x69x4cm
Zanny Begg, Magic Mountains (detail), 2020, moving image, ed. 1/5, time variable
Alice Duncan, Black Hole (Lake Mungo), 2020, archival inkjet print, ed. 1/2, 76.5x76.5cm