Gallery M Open Contemporary Art Prize


We are very proud to announce that Gallery M will once again host the ‘Gallery M Contemporary Art Exhibition 2021’ from 6 – 29 August this year.

This is the fifth year of this exhibition; it has been very well received critically, by artists and visitors to the gallery. Entries for the exhibition closed on 31 May with over 150 entries received.

The exhibition was open to all artists over 18 years who live and work in South Australia. Two entries could be submitted, with a fee paid for each entry. Entries needed to be accompanied by a hi resolution digital image of the artwork(s) being submitted for judging.

Finalists for the exhibition have been selected by an independent judging panel from the digital images provided.

Gallery M thanks our generous prize sponsors:
• $3,000 Major Prize – Jarrah J. Holmes, of Century 21 Bayside Brighton
• $1,000 Ian Willding Emerging Artist Prize proudly sponsored by Gibson & Partners Chartered Accountants
• $500 Warradale Hotel Prize
• Splashout Art Studios Award (Award Certificate & art supplies value $500)
• Red House Group Inc Award ($500 Gallery M Gift Voucher)

And the Finalists are:

Adamson, Hugh
Blake, Paul
Bradshaw, Diana
Brennan, Trudy
Bridgart, Cheryl
Daly, Ross
Davis, Christine
Dello, Janine
Driver, Michelle
Duenas-Blinco, Lourdes
Duncan, Steven
Edwards, Linden
Fantis, Brianna
Fitz-Gerald, Catherine
Foster, Kate

Foster, Mary
Gardener, Jorji
Gruber, Kathryn
Habib, Clinton
Haddad, Mark
Hamilton, John
Hamilton, Rosie
Heath, Patrick
Hil, Kathryn
Hudson, Kevin
Ianni, Mitch
Ingerson, Tania
Illert, Pamela
Jarvis, Gaynor

Johnston, Kirsten
Juett, John
Landt, Robert
Lavender, Karen
McMeekan, Mike
McRae, Annette
Nieuwendijk, Helen
Olijnyk, Leonid
Orchard, Ron
Prichard, Maureen
Remete, Jennifer
Sherriff, Helen
Whittam, Sheila
Wojciak, Elizabeth