Congratulations to gallery Artist, Christine Druitt Preston selected as Finalist in The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 2022 with her work, Home Alone, 2021 (Folded & sewn lino block print backed with Tulle, 157x32x2cm).
The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. It is the highest value professional artist prize for women in Australia.
Artwork judging is overseen by Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize Patron and acclaimed artist, Jennifer Turpin.
“As Principal of Ravenswood I am delighted to present the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize. Inspiring and connecting female visual artists, this significant Art Prize will strengthen the profile and legitimacy of careers in art for current and future generations of Australian women.” — Anne Johnstone, Principal, Ravenswood.
“As Chairman of the Ravenswood Foundation, it is an honour to launch the 2022 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize. The prize has been established to raise the profile of this country’s great women artists and to assist in helping the next generation of artists reach their fullest potential. I am confident the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize has and will play a major role in championing women artists across Australia and provide the platform for future generations of artists to flourish.” — John McLean, Ravenswood Foundation Chairman.
Image below: Christine Druitt Preston, Home Alone 2021, Folded & sewn lino-block print backed with Tulle, 157x32x2cm.
Exhibition Dates: 14-29 May 2022
Opening Event: 13 May 2022
Ravenswood: 10 Henry St, Gordon NSW 2072.