Joel Rea is a finalist in the 2016 Mosman Art Prize, an annual, acquisitive award for painting sponsored by Mosman Municipal Council. Open from August 20th to September 25th at the Mosman Art Gallery.
Established in 1947, the Prize is one of the oldest and most prestigious, local government art awards in Australia. The winning works form a splendid collection of modern and contemporary art, reflecting developments in Australian art practice over the last half a century.
Artists who have won the Mosman Art Prize include Margaret Olley, Guy Warren, Grace Cossington Smith, Weaver Hawkins, Nancy Borlase, Lloyd Rees, Anthony Galbraith, Elisabeth Cummings, Tim Johnson and Guan Wei. Past adjudicators also include notable Australian art figures such as Margaret Preston, John Olsen, Tim Storrier, Jenny Sages and Edmund Capon.
‘Solo’ by Joel Rea. Oil on canvas, 122 x 92cm.