Alumni shortlisted for Indigenous Art Awards

35 Victorian Indigenous artists  have been shortlisted for the 2014  Victorian Indigenous Art Awards including NW alumni Bindi Cole, Steaphan Paton, Paola Balla and Megan Cope.

The shortlisted artists come from all parts of the state and practice in a range of artforms, from traditional basket weaving to multimedia, sculpture and photography. All nominated artists go in the running for more than $50,000 in prizes, including the Victorian Government’s $30,000 Deadly Art Award.

The 2014 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards winners will be announced on Saturday 23 August 2014. An exhibition of all shortlisted works will be held at the Art Gallery of Ballarat from Saturday 23 August to Sunday 5 October. Best of luck to all nominated artists!

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