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Opening Night & Exhibition

The inaugural Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize will be officially opened and prize winners announced in the Centenary Centre at Ravenswood School for Girls, Henry Street, Gordon (Gate 3) on Friday 4 August, 2017 at 6.00pm - 9.30pm.

Artworks entered into the prize must align with the 2017 theme of 'FLOURISH'. Join us as we champion a bright future for female art in Australia.

The evening of cocktails, canapés and award-winning art will be hosted by the 2017 Prize Patron, Jennifer Turpin, accompanied by special guest speakers.

Tickets to the Opening Night of the Ravenswood Australian Art Prize are $35 each. To purchase click here.

General Exhibition Times

Ravenswood School for Girls, 20 Henry St, Gordon.

Exhibition open: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 August: 12.00pm-4.00pm, Monday 7 August to Friday 11 August: 8.00am-4.00pm and Saturday 12 August 9.00am-1.00pm (close of Exhibition)

Artist Talks

As part of this year's exhibition we will be hosting two Artist Talks in the Centenary Centre at Ravenswood School for Girls. Sunday 6 August at 3.00pm: Jenny Turpin and Jade Oakley, Wednesday 9 August at 6.00pm: Susie Dureau

2017 Ravenswood Australian Women’s
Art Prize Finalists

Thank you to the extraordinary number of artists who submitted artworks in the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize. The standard of artworks received was outstanding.

We are delighted to advise the following Finalists have been selected in the Professional and Emerging categories. Congratulations to these artists.

Tickets are available to the Opening Night and Prize Announcements on Friday 4 August on the link above. The Exhibition is open from Saturday 5 August to Saturday 12 August.

Lisa Anderson (Professional) - Frozen Tide
Susan Andrews (Professional) - Off-centre
Louisa Antico (Professional) - Star Dust
Kylie Banyard (Professional) - Elaine Ruth and Anni
Elizabeth Barnett (Professional) - Autumn Table
Rose Basile (Emerging) - After the Shearing
Lauren Berkowitz (Professional) - Visceral Forms
Joanna Braithwaite (Professional) - Thinking Cap
Di Bresciani (Professional) - White Sound
Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox (Professional) - Universal Code
Clare Brodie (Professional) - Last of the Summer Light
Phillipa Butters (Emerging) - Night time's display
Filippa Buttitta (Professional) - Portrait of an Artist - a Flourishing Career
Fiona Cabassi (Professional) - Pink crackle pop green
Sophie Cape (Professional) - Awake O Sleeper
Michelle Cawthorn (Professional) - A Wandering Thought
Magda Cebokli (Professional) - Foci
Ellie Chalmers-Robinson (Emerging) - Monkey Bars 2017
Jacky Cheng (Professional) - Dharma Wheel
Katrina Collins (Emerging) - Split Complimentary
Melissa Coote (Professional) - Heart
Penny Coss (Professional) - Bloom Traces
Fiona Cotton (Professional) - Porcelain and Figs
Vicki Cullinan (Professional) - Kililpi Munga (Night Stars)
Vivienne Dadour (Professional) - Correspondence:Making History
Sophie Dalgleish (Emerging) - 4 windows
Sally Davis (Emerging) - Ella and a Butterfly
Rox De Luca (Professional) - Flourish (Not)
Tamara Dean (Professional) - The Quarry The Burn
Anne Delaney (Emerging) - Terpsichore 5
Sofie Dieu (Emerging) - Swirl I
Christine Druitt-Preston (Professional) - Step into the Garden - Rosebank 2016
Susie Dureau (Professional) - Wild Dawn
Amy Dynan (Professional) - Poppies - Beauty for Ashes
Anne Fontaine (Emerging) - Lichen
Sai Wai Foo (Emerging) - Cloud Catcher
Belinda Fox (Professional) - Tilt II
Cathy Franzi (Professional) - Flannel Flower
Adrienne Gaha (Professional) - Sirens
Anna Glynn (Professional) - Flourish - Metamorphosis
Jane Guthleben (Emerging) - Lindy reflecting
Anne Hayes (Professional) - Banksia seedpod
Suze Heymans (Professional) - Earth and Sky
Di Holdsworth (Professional) - Honeymoon at the Skyway Hotel
Polly Hollyoak (Emerging) - Taking Flight
Eunjoo Jang (Emerging) - Poetics of intertwined space
Sandra Kiris (Professional) - Becoming

Joanna Kitas (Professional) - The Lion And The Wardrobe
Amber Koroluk-Stephenson (Emerging) - Foreign Object II
Madeleine Luschwitz (Professional) - Psychic Wandering
Gemelle Madigan (Professional) - this is what a Dream of Humble Coral looks like....
Deborah Marks (Professional) - Sate of Grace
Melinda Marshman (Emerging) - Blossom Sky
Laura Matthews (Professional) - Coastline reimagined
Myra Mitchell (Emerging) - Somewhere Over the Mountain
Victoria Monk (Professional) - Menindee
Christina Newberry (Professional) - Sacha
Fran Nott (Emerging) - Allow them to flourish
Anne Numont (Emerging) - Legacy II
Veronica Oborn Jefferis (Professional) - Flourish - Into the Blue
Angela Parragi (Emerging) - Larry Sitsky Composing
Pamela Pauline (Professional) - Red Billed Quelea Migration
Sue Pedley (Professional) - Palimpsest
Carolyn Pettigrew (Emerging) - Struggle on the Canning Stock Route
Jenny Pollak (Professional) - Bloodlines
Catriona Pollard (Emerging) - Dreaming
Marisa Purcell (Professional) - Expanse
Deborah Ralph (Professional) - Memorium
Amelda Read-Forsythe (Professional) - Treaty
Jeannette Rein (Professional) - Mirabilis
Joan Ross (Professional) - Colonial Grab
Marnie Ross (Emerging) - Exposure
Penny Ryan (Emerging) - Heartland
Tracey Schramm (Professional) - Haunt Startle and Way-Lay, Suspended Kohlrabi
Valentina Schulte (Emerging) - Aqua Silva
Valerie Sparks (Professional) - Le Vol 4
Kate Stewart (Emerging) - The Cave 2017
Julie Strawinski (Emerging) - Gemstones (pentaptych)
Vicki Sullivan (Professional) - Verismo
Derryn Tal (Professional) - Utopia
Wendy Teakel (Professional) - Micro Climate II
Rosemary Valadon (Professional) - Spring Tondo
Kate Vassallo (Emerging) - Charting Nothing
Judith White (Professional) - Prelude No.1: The Rising
Shona Wilson (Professional) - Offering No.6
Bronwyn Woodley Graham (Professional) - Driving Home