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Ludlow Art Prize

We encourage South West of Western Australia artists to enter this inaugural competition.

The Ludlow Art Prize brings people together to shine a light on the listed, critically endangered Tuart woodlands and forests of the Swan Coastal Plain ecological community including the last remaining Tuart forest at Ludlow, Western Australia.

The Ludlow Art Prize is managed by the Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group Inc, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2018 to help restore the Ludlow tuart forest in the South West of Western Australia.

2023 Winners

Laura Griffith
Australian Landscape Painting
Parkwater Forest
$5,000 prize

Kim Perrier
Sculpture in the Forest
Enigma
$5,000 prize

Other awards

People's Choice Award
Sue Churack

Ludlow Art Prize - Judges

Dr Benjamin Joel

From 1989 to 2008 Dr Ben Joel was Head of Painting in the School of Design and Art at Curtin University and has a doctorate from that institution. As an academic at Curtin and other tertiary organisations he has taught technical, material and theoretical subjects. He has now returned to working on private projects.

Ben Joel’s material concerns are primarily those of a painter and draughtsman but one who also has a wide range of interests, and skills in traditional and digital processes. He is well known for his commissioned portraits, which can be found in local, interstate and international collections. 

Ben has mounted 16 solo exhibitions in various galleries and has exhibited in over 60 group shows locally and interstate. 

In 2012 Ben Joel received a Lifetime Achievement Award through the Artsource organisation, in recognition of his contributions to the fields of art and education in Western Australia. In 2017 he was the featured artist for the Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition Exhibition Over the years he has served as a selector, judge, committee member and/or patron at various art organisations. 

Stuart Green

Stuart Green graduated from WAIT in 1983 in Secondary Art, specialising in painting and sculpture. Deciding not to teach, he set up an artist studio in Melbourne. Later in Perth he continued this practice resulted in numerous group and two solo exhibitions. 

Since 1992 his public sculptural works have taken priority and Stuart Green has created artworks for public spaces creating large scale stand-alone artworks and integrated architectural works. 

He formed Big Spoon Art Services in 2008 to facilitate this work. Major works include FIZZ Perth Children’s Hospital, Night Falling in Port Hedland, Cumulus Sydney, Red Cloud Brisbane, One of Many China, Crossings Junction Melbourne and Droplet Canberra,. His most recent work Within Without now resides at Elizabeth Quay Perth. New works continue to be created in the Big Spoon Art Studio in Perth

Sponsors

The Ludlow Gallery

Ludlow Settlement
21 Ludlow Road North, LUDLOW 6280
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

 

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