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GNAP17 - Guirguis New Art Prize 2017 - Ballarat


25 Mar 2017 TO 14 May 2017


GNAP is a national, biennial, contemporary art prize which showcases a selection of Australia’s most exciting contemporary artists and offers a $20,000 prize, generously sponsored by local surgeon and philanthropist, Mr Mark Guirguis.

Held in Ballarat, the exhibition aims to bring cutting-edge art into a regional setting and is a draw for art lovers across Victoria and beyond. Administered by Federation University Australia, GNAP17 will be presented at FedUni's Post Office Gallery and the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

The GNAP17 finalists are:

Abdul Abdullah (NSW)
Joel Arthur (ACT)
Erin Coates (WA)
DAMP (Narelle Desmond, Deb Kunda, Sharon Goodwin and James Lynch) (VIC)
Carly Fischer (VIC)
Natasha Johns-Messenger (VIC)
Jumaadi (NSW)
Julia McInerney (SA)
Brian Robinson (QLD)
Julia Robinson (SA)
Alistair Rowe (WA)
Yhonnie Scarce (VIC)
Esther Stewart (VIC)
Peter Vandermark (ACT)