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News

Winner Announcements

Melbourne Prize for Urban
Sculpture 2017 
Daniel von Sturmer
Electric Light (facts/figures/federation square), 2017

Public Artwork Design
Concept Award 2017 —
Crafting a City of Literature
Emma Anna
The Elocwean Rainbow, 2017

Professional Development
Award 2017

Bridie Lunney
Fold, 2017

Rural & Regional
Development Award 2017

Fayen d’Evie

The Melbourne Prize Trust acknowledges and thanks all entrants and finalists this year.

Click here for the media release.

To learn more about the winners’ entered work, please see the catalogue.

Finalist Catalogue

 

Finalist exhibition

Federation Square, Melbourne
13—27 November 2017

See the entered work of the finalists in the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017. At the exhibition, read about the finalists in the Public Artwork Design Concept Awards — Crafting a City of Literature 2017 and the other categories.

A free catalogue is available at the exhibition.

Finalist Catalogue

 

Rural & Regional Development Award 2017 winner announced

Fayen d'Evie
Muckleford, Victoria
www.fayendevie.com

Click here for the media release.
Click here to read more.

Thank you to all applicants this year. The Award is generously supported by The Geoff and Helen Handbury Foundation.


FINALISTS

Finalists in the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017 and the new Public Artwork Design Concept Award 2017 — Crafting a City of Literature are listed below. The winners will be announced on 15 November on this website.

Melbourne Prize for Urban
Sculpture 2017 finalists:

Sarah crowEST
Laresa Kosloff
Bridie Lunney
Sibling Architecture
Daniel von Sturmer
Susan Jacobs

Public Artwork Design Concept
Award 2017 — Crafting a City
of Literature finalists:


Emma Anna
Catherine Clover
Sue Buchanan & Eli Giannini
Matthew Harding
Louise Lavarack

Finalist Catalogue

VOTE NOW

Vote online now, until the end of the November exhibition, for a finalist to win the Civic Choice Award 2017.

 

‘Worth its weight in gold’

Creative Victoria showcase the annual Melbourne Prize in a recent article. They say it is 'Worth its weight in gold'. Providing a substantial financial windfall and an incomparable platform, the Melbourne Prize is a golden opportunity for Victoria’s most talented artists.

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Public voting open

Online voting for the $4,000 Civic Choice Award 2017 is now open. The finalist in the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017 and the Public Artwork Design Concept Award 2017, with the highest number of votes, will win the award. The winner will be announced on 1 December on this website.

By voting, you will have a chance to win an overnight stay at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins — Melbourne’s hotel for the arts.

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Read the media release announcing the finalists in the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017, Rural & Regional Development Award 2017 and the Public Artwork Design Concept Award 2017.

Click here for the Prize and Awards
Click here for the Judges
Click here for Key Dates

The Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017 and Awards are made possible thanks to the generous support of our 2017 Partners and Patrons.

For the annual Melbourne Prize 2005–2016 please visit the Melbourne Prize Trust website.

Melbourne Prize Trust

The objectives of the Melbourne Prize Trust are to recognise and reward excellence and talent, inspire creative development and enrich public life.

The Melbourne Prize Trust is registered with the Australian Charities and not-for-profit Commission. Click here to visit our listing.

This American Life podcasts the Melbourne Prize for Literature

The Melbourne Prize for Literature’s 2009 winner Gerald Murnane has been featured on This American Life, which is one of the most popular podcasts globally.

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