Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award now open
Entries are now open for the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award. Considered one of the country’s significant awards for contemporary photographic practice, in 2022 it celebrates its 20th anniversary.
The $25,000 acquisitive award is the richest prize for photography in Queensland and is open to artists working in the broad medium of contemporary photography, whether established or emerging. A $5,000 People’s Choice Award will be decided by visitors to the exhibition which runs from 17 September 2022 to 8 January 2023 at the HOTA Gallery in Surfers Paradise.
Since the Award’s inception in 2002, 60 works have been acquired by HOTA, including work by Christian Thompson, Tamara Dean, Shaun Gladwell, Danie Mellor, Darren Sylvester, Lynne Roberts-Goodwin, Polixeni Papapetrou, Polly Borland, Cherine Fahd, Tony Albert, Abdul Abdullah, Eugenia Raskopoulos, Julie Rrap, and Jon Lewis.
The winner of the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award 2022 will be selected by Isobel Parker Philip, Senior Curator of Contemporary Australian Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). The work will be acquired by HOTA Gallery.
The Award exhibition will feature over 30 finalists, along with a selection of winning and acquired works that will be exhibited alongside these works in a retrospective to celebrate the 20th anniversary.
Entries to the competition close 3 July. Finalists will be advised 27 July.
The winner will be announced in September.
Submissions can be made at this link.
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