Congratulations to Jason Cordero and Anthony White, selected as finalists in the 2021 Glover Prize. Cordero was awarded the "Hanger's Choice" with his remarkable painting The Expedition of the Artificer. From White, we see a departure from abstraction with a beautiful painting of Tasmania's rugged Federation Peak — once declared by Sir Edmund Hillary as "Australia's only real mountain". The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) has become one of Australia's most significant awards for landscape painting, open to artists from anywhere in the world.
This year's judgest, Julie Gough, Phillip Bacon and Tracy Puklowski unanimously agreed on the winner — Hobart's Sebastian Galloway with his oil on copper work - View of Mt. Lyell through an Acid Raindrop.
42 finalists selected as the best artworks of the Tasmanian landscape, chosen from the 640 entrants coming from every Australian state and territory, as well as from the UK, USA, New Zealand, France, Italy, Japan, Bangladesh, Romania, Belgium, Thailand, and Iran. Paris based Anthony White was the only international finalist.
The Glover Prize Exhibition will be on show at Falls Park Pavilion in Evandale, Tasmania until Sunday the 14th of March, 2021.
If you are interested in the works by Cordero and White, please contact us.
Images: (Left) Jason Cordero, The Expedition of the Artificer, Oil on linen, 85x95cm; (Right) Anthony White, Federation Peak, 2020, Oil on linen, 150 x 120cm