2022 Brenda Clouten Memorial Art Scholarships

20 August - 6 November 2022

This unique Hunter-based scholarship program in its fifteenth iteration was established by patrons Vicki and Bruce Woods in honour of their dear friend Brenda Clouten in 2005.

Hunter-based artists 35 years and under were invited to apply and to include their plans for the scholarship to support their practice through either study, travel or studio support.

The 10 finalists were  

Sophie Elinor
Kulka Fahey
Liss Finney
Aksara Harriram
LOVEDAVID
Holly Macdonald
Will Maguire
James Rhodes
Alessia Sakoff
Elliot Watson

On Friday 19 August the Judges, artist Kate Rohde and sponsors Vicki and Bruce Woods, announced the following awards at the opening event:

WINNER
Holly Macdonald This water thinks a lot about moving   porcelain, ceramic stain, 925 sterling silver

RUNNER UP   
LOVEDAVID ARTCART ( Prototype?Field Test Unit #001)   mixed media

HIGHLY COMMENDED
LISS FINNEY Shifting vapour, floating water. ( One day I will be the sky)  video 13:22      Dais  concrete, wood, fibreglass, glass

The exhibition continues until  Sunday 6 November 2022.