16 July, 2021 – 5 September 2021
Melville Contemporary is a new biennial art prize. It is selective, acquisitive, and open to professional artists based in Western Australia.
In 2021 it awards a $15,000 main prize and a $2,000 highly commended prize (non-acquisitive). Finalists are selected by a curators Carly Lane, Jana Braddock, and Yvonne Doherty, and will be exhibited at Goolugatup Heathcote from 16 July - 5 September 2021.
The main award winners are: Pascale Giorgi (main prize) and Ross Potter (highly commended). The full 2021 finalists are:
Sam Bloor, Mathew Clark, Erin Coates, Jennifer Cochrane, Rebecca Dagnall, Tarryn Gill, Pascale Giorgi, Sohan Ariel Hayes, Rusty Maeva, Lia McKnight, Ross Potter, Sally Stoneman, and Dung-Chuan Wen.
Melville Contemporary is an initiative of the City of Melville and Goolugatup Heathcote.