Linden Postcard Show 2013

2 February 2013 > 23 March 2013

IMAGE > Postcard Show Installation View. Photograph > Dean McCartney.

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The Linden Postcard Show celebrated its twenty-second year in 2013. The unique open entry prize is a nostalgic event in the Melbourne cultural calendar. The Postcard Show is open to all Australian artists who can enter up to three works. The works must no larger than 30cm x 30cm x30cm.

The 2013 Postcard Show was officially opened by internationally acclaimed and award winning actress, Rachel Griffiths, who congratulated the artists and wished them success in pursuing their passion for art. The judges were Kelly Gellatly, Curator of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria; Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Senior Curator, Artbank and Dan Rule, visual art columnist and writer for The Saturday Age.


Evening Star, South Melbourne Market Award $5,000.00
Kenny Pittock,
 Clingy Ex-Boyfriend
acrylic on cardboard

Palais Theatre Management Artist Support Award $2,000
758, Tara Marynowsky, Spies With Eyes, The Postcard Collection I
watercolour on paper

St Kilda Art Supplies $1000 worth of art materials
Sarah crowEST,
 Mound Activity Eight
mixed media

Member for Albert Park Award $600
Julie Watkins,
 There's Always A Voice Somewhere
photocopy collage, gouache

Note: This work will be reproduced as a greeting card to be used exclusively by Martin Foley MP, State Member for Albert Park.

These six artists received $250.00 and had their work reproduced as Postcards:

Fergus Binns, Artist Canvas (Pigeon) - oil on canvas
Megan Cope, Boon Wurrung (Study) - military maps, Indian ink, metallic paint on canvas
Kirra Jamieson, Apex - gouache, vinyl on paper
Michael Kluge, Pat, - photograph
James Lieutenant, Painting from a Newspaper, - acrylic on canvas
Grant Nimmo, Poddoc, - oil on German beechwood. 

Visit the Postcard show website