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2019 Jenny Birt Award

19 - 29 June 2019
11:00am - 6:00pm
AD Space - UNSW Art & Design
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Interested in seeing how emerging artists are exploring new possibilities in contemporary painting? Join us for the 2019 Jenny Birt Award exhibition opening and announcement.

The Jenny Birt Award was initiated in 1995 by the ‘U Committee’ and is the longest running and most prestigious award for Painting within the UNSW Art & Design academic calendar. Candidates are nominated by academic staff and then selected for inclusion in the exhibition and consideration for the $3,000 Jenny Birt Award.

The evening will celebrate the finalists, whose work will be displayed on campus at AD Space, and announce the 2019 recipient.

The 2019 finalists:
Hugh Black, Amy Bruce, Monika Cvitanovic Zaper, Bartholomew Daniels, Jennifer Friedland, Tyson Frigo and Aaron Kennedy, Nani Graddon, Aaron Kennedy, Nicola Mason, Rumpa Paweenpongpat, Katerina Patrikeos, Emma Pinsent, Alexander Ryrie, Shannon Simm and Sophia Thalis.

OPENING: Tuesday 18 June 2019, 6pm – 8pm
EXHIBITION: 19 – 29 June 2019
WHERE: AD SPACE - UNSW ART & DESIGN
ADDRESS: EG01, CNR OXFORD ST & GREENS RD, PADDINGTON NSW 2021
HOURS: WED TO FRI 11AM-6PM, SAT 11AM-4PM

AD Space acknowledges and pays respect to the Bidjigal and Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which AD Space is built, operates and creates. AD Space is a student run exhibition space at UNSW Art & Design. Managed by Arc @ UNSW limited in partnership with UNSW Art & Design faculty.

Photo credit: Jacquie Manning