Linden Art Prize 2014

21 February 2014 > 30 March 2014

IMAGE > Eric Demetriou, Knuckle Song (feed a piano through a wood chipper) turntable, 12 inch vinyl record, spacer, wood chipped piano. Photograph by David Marks Photographer.

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The inaugural Linden Art Prize is a non-acquisitive contemporary art award established for artists graduating from a Victorian University PhD or Masters degree in 2013. The exhibition showcases the work of the ten shortlisted finalists: Eric Demetriou, Simon Finn, Emma Hamilton, Kerry Leonard, Kasia Lynch, Roberta Joy Rich, Kiron Robinson, Nina Ross, Debbie Symons and Kent Wilson.


Kirsten Paisley - Director Shepparton Art Museum (SAM);
Lesley Always, Director Asialink Arts and
Dr. Shaune Lakin, the Director Monash Gallery of Art.

The winning artists were announced by the Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, Cr Amanda Stevens on Thursday 20 February 6-8pm at the opening night celebration.


Major Prize > Linden Art Prize
Eric Demetriou, Knuckle Song (feed a piano through a wood chipper), 2013,
turntable, 12 inch vinyl record, speakers, wood chipped piano.
Eric receives $10,000, plus a Linden Studio for 12 Months (April 2014-March 2015), an exhibition in Linden's 2015 program and tailored mentoring

2nd Prize > Linden Board of Management Encouragement Award
Emma Hamilton, Salt Level, 2013, salt, hand blown glass, rubber stoppers, wax
Salt Suspension
, 2013, Perspex, salt, clamps
Emma receives $2,000, plus a Linden Studio for 12 Months (April 2014-March 2015) and a tailored mentoring program

3rd Prize > MARS Award
Debbie Symons, World Species Market, 2012, video, 5:31 mins
Debbie was selected by MARS Founder, Andy Dinan to have a commercial gallery exhibition at [MARS] in 2015

Eric Demetriou > Visit website
Simon Finn > Visit website
Emma Hamilton > Visit website
Kerry Leonard > Visit website
Kasia Lynch > Visit website
Roberta Joy Rich > Visit website
Kiron Robinson > Visit website
Nina Ross > Visit website
Debbie Symons > Visit website
Kent Wilson > Visit website