Linden Postcard
Show 2020-21

5 December 2020 > 31 January 2021







We are celebrating 30 years of the Linden Postcard Show! With over 1,000 mini masterpieces to see - every work measuring exactly 8x 10” - this exhibition includes work by artists at all stages of their career, from across Australia. As an open-entry art prize, the iconic Linden Postcard Show continues to support living artists by presenting and selling their work, as well as acknowledging their wonderfully diverse and inspiring practices.
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IMAGE > Linden Postcard Show 2010-21.
Photograph: Mathieu Vendeville.


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IMAGE > Linden Postcard Show 2010-21.
Photograph: Mathieu Vendeville.

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Replay our VIRTUAL OPENING

Replay the virtual opening live on YouTube & Facebook for the announcement of this year’s prize winners. 
Replay on Youtube Replay on Facebook


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prize winners



Artist Encouragement Award 
Supported by Elwood Community Bank
$2,000 cash prize

Jenny-Anne Jett 
At Night She’s Dreaming of a Plastic Love, 2020
photographic print, 20.32 x 25.4cm



Member for Albert Park Award
$1,000 cash prize
& image reproduced on a greeting card

Michael Kluge
Pause, 2020 
photographic print, 20.32 x 25.4cm


The Henry Award - Best Abstract Award
$1,000 cash prize

Gabrielle Bates 
Talisman 2, 2020
mixed media, 25.4 x 20.32cm


Best Portrait Award
Supported by Rotary Melbourne South
$1,000 cash prize 

Mark Hopper
The Ascent to the Fortress of Sigiriya, 2020
photographic print on laminate, 20.32 x 25.4cm





Best Artwork by an Indigenous Artist 
Supported by Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation
$500 cash prize

Kent Morris
Never Alone, 2020
digital print on aluminium, 20.32 x 25.4cm


Best Still Life in Show 
Supported by Scout
$500 gift voucher

Susan Morris
Little Banksia, 2020
oil on canvas, 20.32 x 25.4cm


Best of St Kilda Award 
Supported by TWISK
$400 cash prize

Ruth Hellema 
Coexistence (St Kilda, Melbourne), 2020 photographic print, 25.4 x 20.32cm


Abstract Art Encouragement Award
$200 cash prize

Bryce Aston 
20-87, 2020
mixed media, 20.32 x 25.4cm





Best Landscape in Show
Supported by Eckersley's Art and Craft
$200 voucher

Ashleigh Pugh
Family, 2020
mixed media on wood, 25.4 x 20.32cm


Best Work on Paper in Show
Supported by Frames NOW
$200 voucher

Rebecca Scibilia
Anna from Disney’s Frozen I, 2020
paint pen on paper, 20.32 x 25.4cm


Judges

This year’s judges will be

 Charlotte Day, Director, Monash University Museum of Art

Simon Gregg, Director, Gippsland Art Gallery


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