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Thanks to the 2021 judges

Gillean Shaw

Courtney Novak

Dino Consalvo

The finalists for the 2021 Hunter Emerging Art Prize are listed below.  Congratulations to the finalists and we can't wait to see all your work so we can curate and hang the show ready for the judges to come back and choose the winners.



Ramona Blake

Chris Byrnes

Aidan Gageler

Mikayla Nangle

Sally Reynolds

Sandy Sanderson

Matthew Willis



Jackie Anderson

Ebony Banks

Lynette Bridge

Margot Broug

Kimberly Brown

Shannon Cadman

Robert Carter

Fiona Clark

Cherie Daley

Belinda Dorey

Clare Felton

Leslie Fitzsimmons

Amanda Galbraith

Jessica Gilbert

Liana Goninon

Stephen Hobbs

Geoffrey Howitt

Henry Knights

Hideaki Kobayashi

Steve Lee

Denise Lombard

Linda Lunnon

Jaymie Maley

Cristina Matas Ruiz

Patrick Mavety

Mathew Prisnia

Sally Reynolds

Chloe Sumner

Kimberly Swan

Meg Walters

Elliot Watson


Liam Beletich

Alex Brunton

Leisa Davis

James Napier

Lynnette Passeri

Wednesday Sutherland

Peta Taylor


Max Blanch

Kitty Byrne

Debora Dates

Flynn Doran

Polina Karuso

Kathryn Lean

Russell Lowe

Cristina Matas Ruiz

Lisa Morris-Pate

Brendon Ussher

Works on Paper

Hannah Allen

Lily Belle

Joel Latta

Sarah Lonsdale

Nicole Pellow

Grace Rodham

Spike Tickner

Dane Tobias

Anna Webster


Overall Prize                         $5000   SPONSORED BY DOMA

Youth Prize                           $1000   SPONSORED BY THE SQUIRES FAMILY
People’s Choice                   $ 500     SPONSORED BY FRAME TODAY



Experimental                       $1000   SPONSORED BY OCTAPOD
Painting                                $1000   SPONSORED BY STEVENS CONVEYANCING
Photomedia                         $1000   SPONSORED BY LAKE GROUP STRATA
Sculpture                              $1000   SPONSORED BY MOIR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Works on Paper                   $1000 

Entry Form

All entries must be submitted online by 11.59pm on 8 February 2022

Please complete the below

N.B. If you are entering a digital artwork, please provide the URL for download or streaming as part of your artist's statement.

Upload 2 images of the work:
One overall image and one detail image (add photo credit if required). 
The file name of each image MUST follow this format:


Upload your one-page art CV as a PDF:
File name MUST be in the format lastname_firstname_CV

Upload your CV and image files here. Do not miss this step.

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