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2021 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize Exhibition

19 October - 31 December 2021
9.00am – 5.00pm AEDT
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A piece of artwork entitled 'Lineage' by 2020 Tim Olsen winner

UNSW Art & Design proudly presents the 2021 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize and congratulates all students who are recognised as finalists.

Tim Olsen has been encouraging and supporting young and emerging artists to build careers as professional practicing artists for over 20 years. This collaboration has been continuously supported by the Olsen Gallery and celebrates students who use drawing as a significant part of their artistic practice.

This year’s online exhibition provides an opportunity to view impressive works created by the twenty-five finalists who have been nominated by academic staff and then selected for inclusion in the exhibition.

This year’s exhibition takes place online and provides a great opportunity to view remarkable works created by the twenty-five finalists


The winner of the prize will be announced on 26 October. 

Image: Monika Cvitanovic Zaper, ‘Lineage’ 2020. Thread and acrylic on a recycled polyester fabric. 127cm x 108cm. Winner of the 2020 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize. Image courtesy: the artist.