Friday, April 27, 2012

Adam Laerkesen: finalist at the Melbourne Sculpture Prize, 2012

The Melbourne Sculpture Prize 2012 is a $20,000 Non Acquisitive Award open to all Australian and New Zealand sculptors working in any medium. Selected finalists work will form the highlight exhibition of Art Melbourne (May 24th – 27th 2012), at the heritage listed Royal Exhibition Hall in Carlton Gardens, Melbourne.

Adam Laerkesen is one of the 25 artists selected for this award with the work submitted.

Selection Panel:
James Makin - Director James Makin Gallery
Nigel Messenger - Executive Director ARTPark Australia
Tamsin Roberts - Director, ART Melbourne 2012

Judging Panel:
Andrew Rogers - Prominent Australian and International Sculptor
Sam Sangster - Chief Executive Officer Places Victoria

Adam is part of the national touring group show titled, Dreamweavers.  Curated by the Curator Simon Gregg from the Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria, the show is to tour the Regional Art Galleries until 2013.

To see Adam's interview for Dreamweavers in ABC's Art Nation, click here.

Adam has also been scheduled to hold a solo show at the Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria, in September this year.  Watch for the blog entry for this event closer to the month.

Adam Laerkesen is represented by Anita Traverso