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The School of Creative Arts and Media are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Graduate awards and scholarships.

Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media, and Hannah Foley.

The Art Discipline of the School of Creative Arts and Media program is generously supported by various members of the Tasmanian Art community who provide prizes and awards to students completing their 3rd year major studios.


Moving Creature Studio Graduate Residency

The School of Creative Arts and Media are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Graduate awards and scholarships.

John Robinson and the School of Creative Arts and Media are delighted to announce the choice for the Moving Creature Studio Graduate Residency is awarded to George Kennedy.

The award was established to allow a student to transition from a large print studio to a smaller studio with technical assistance on hand to guide them into a period of gathering their own equipment and methods of working. To give them an opportunity to create a body of work for exhibiting and entering competitions. To enable them to gain confidence in their own skills and learn about working in a studio that has a strong community focus.

To help build a wider appeal to printmakers in Tasmania towards working in a professionally operated community focussed studio.

John Robinson, Director Moving Creature Studios, and George Kennedy.

George Kennedy  Title: The Way into Town Medium: Dry point etching Size: 42 x 60cm

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John Robinson, Director Moving Creature Studios, and George Kennedy.

George Kennedy
Title: The Way into Town
Medium: Dry point etching
Size: 42 x 60cm


Rotary Club of Hobart “Emerging Artist” award

The School of Creative Arts and Media are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Graduate awards and scholarships.

Congratulations Kwony (Youngkyoung Kwon) & Amalea Smolcic, the recipients of the Rotary Club of Hobart “Emerging Artist” award.

In August 2021 the Rotary Club of Hobart will be holding its 32nd Annual Art Show.  A week-end event held at Wrest Point Boardwalk gallery where around 100 artists show 300+ works.

Our Show’s aims are to raise public awareness of Rotary, provide fellowship and community engagement, give local artists the opportunity to display and sell their works, and to raise funds to support Hobart Rotary’s charitable work.

A part of the show, a number of awards are made to artists.  One of these is the ‘Emerging Artist’ award, presented to a UTAS Art student selected by our committee from the prior year’s third year graduates. The prize consists of the opportunity to display work at no cost (and sell if desired) at the show, plus $500 worth of art supplies, donated by our major sponsor, Artery.

Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media, Roy Leeman, Director of Artery, Amalea Smolcic, Kwony and Alicia Pelham, The Rotary club of Hobart.

Kwony (Youngkyoung Kwon) Earnest Prayer  Dimensions variable Recycled paper, Mixed media, Glass, Wood

Amalea Letitia Smolcic Humans: Meatsacks with Dreams Acrylic paint

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Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media, Roy Leeman, Director of Artery, Amalea Smolcic, Kwony and Alicia Pelham, The Rotary club of Hobart.

Kwony (Youngkyoung Kwon)
Earnest Prayer
Dimensions variable
Recycled paper, Mixed media, Glass, Wood

Amalea Letitia Smolcic
Humans: Meatsacks with Dreams
Acrylic paint


Despard Gallery NEXT Award

The School of Creative Arts and Media are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Graduate awards and scholarships.

Congratulations Ellyn Anderson, the recipient of the Despard Gallery NEXT Award 2020.

Owned and Directed by Steven Joyce, Despard Gallery has been an established art space for over 30 years, supporting contemporary artists through a monthly program of solo and curated group exhibitions.

Despard Gallery has long supported recent fine art graduates from the University of Tasmania.  This award recognises standout new talent and provides a fine art graduate an opportunity to exhibit work in Despard Gallery’s upcoming Annual Summer Group Show opening December 2020, alongside established artists from the gallery stable.

Dr Nathan Taylor, Gallery Manager, Despard Gallery and Ellyn Anderson.

Ellyn Anderson  Title: Morning Fold (detail) Medium: Oil on canvas  Dimensions: 150 x 70 cm

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Dr Nathan Taylor, Gallery Manager, Despard Gallery and Ellyn Anderson.

Ellyn Anderson
Title: Morning Fold (detail)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 150 x 70 cm


Contemporary Art Tasmania (CAT) prize

The School of Creative Arts and Media are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Graduate awards and scholarships.

Congratulations to Hannah Foley, the recipient of the Contemporary Art Tasmania (CAT) prize.

Contemporary Art Tasmania is the state's leading art organisation that deals exclusively in contemporary art practice. Over the course of the past 25 years Contemporary Art Tasmania has sought to promote the best experimental and new art practice in Tasmania and has developed an internationally significant profile for exhibitions and programmes that develop artistic careers and new audiences for art.

The $500 Contemporary Art Tasmania Prizes are awarded to one student from each Tasmanian School of Creative Arts and Media campus and includes Contemporary Art Tasmania membership for the winning students.

The prizes are awarded to students that have demonstrated the values that underpin Contemporary Art Tasmania's mission: excellence, innovation and contemporaneity.

Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media, and Hannah Foley.

Breathing Backwards (Breath Score), Performance for 8 breathing bodies, 15 minutes Accompanying libretto, A5 concertina

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Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media, and Hannah Foley.

Hannah Foley
Breathing Backwards (Breath Score), Performance for 8 breathing bodies, 15 minutes Accompanying libretto, A5 concertina


The Salamanca Arts Centre Graduate Scholarship

The School of Creative Arts and Media are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Graduate awards and scholarships.

Congratulations Kwony (Youngkyoung Kwon), the recipient of the Salamanca Arts Centre Graduate Scholarship.

The Salamanca Arts Centre Graduate Scholarship provides up to one month in the Short-Term Studio plus an exhibition in the Sidespace Gallery.

Joe Bugden, CEO, Salamanca Arts Centre, Kwony and Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media.

Kwony (Youngkyoung Kwon) Earnest Prayer  Dimensions variable Recycled paper, Mixed media, Glass, Wood

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Joe Bugden, CEO, Salamanca Arts Centre, Kwony and Dr Jan Hogan, Head of Discipline, School of Creative Arts and Media.

Kwony (Youngkyoung Kwon)
Earnest Prayer
Dimensions variable
Recycled paper, Mixed media, Glass, Wood


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Published on: 16 Nov 2020 2:28pm