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Luminous: 15 Years Of The Tom Malone Prize 2017

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Now in its fifteenth year, the Tom Malone Prize is a highly respected and eagerly anticipated event for contemporary Australian glass artists. The exhibition from 11 March - 25 June, will include this year’s shortlist and the works from all past winners of the Prize.

Glass is one of the most exciting and dynamic art forms in this country. It is a uniquely captivating medium, capable of almost endless transformation. Glass provides a perfect vehicle for the exploration of a range of themes, from the personal to the observational, and Australian makers are some of the world leaders in the medium.

An acquisitive prize, each year’s winning entry becomes a part of the State Art Collection. Since its inception, it has facilitated the entry of significant glass works by winners Gabriella Bisetto, Nick Mount, Jessica Loughlin, Clare Belfrage, Benjamin Sewell, Kevin Gordon, Charles Butcher, Cobi Cockburn, Deirdre Feeney, Brian Corr, Tom Moore and Mel Douglas into the State Art Collection.

The Tom Malone Prize 2017 brings together many of Australia's best glass artists. Featuring this year's 10
short-listed artists: Marc Leib, Jamie Worsley, Kevin Gordon, Blanche Tilden, Lisa Cahill, Brenden Scott French, Richard Whiteley, Tom Moore, Silvana Ferrario and Jenni Kamarre Martiniello.

Bush Flowers Bicornual & Dillibag Set 2016
Image: Jenni Kemarre Martiniello Bush Flowers Bicornual & Dillibag Set 2016. Hot blown glass with murrine, two parts: Bicornual 35 x 30 x 17 cm, Dillibag 32 x 27 x 13 cm. Collection the artist. © the artist. Photographer: Dr Tim Brook. 

Start Date: 11 Mar 2017 09:00 AM

End Date: 25 Jun 2017 17:00 PM


Street: Art Gallery of WA, Perth Cultural Centre

Town/City: Perth

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Website: http://www.artgallery.wa.gov.au/exhibitions/tom-malone-prize-2017.asp

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