Open to Australian artists under 40 working in any medium, the Ramsay Art Prize strongly supports contemporary Australian artists at a pivotal moment in their careers.
Twenty-seven finalists were selected for the Ramsay Art Prize 2023, a $100,000 acquisitive prize for contemporary Australian artists under forty.
The 2023 finalists are:
Abdul Abdullah (NSW), Carla Adams (WA), Badra Aji (VIC), Tom Blake (NSW/WA), Yuriyal Eric Bridgeman (QLD), Emma Buswell (WA), Jacobus Capone (WA), Sundari Carmody (SA), Ida Sophia (SA), Corban Clause Williams (WA), Henry Curchod (NSW), Sarah Drinan (NT), Zaachariaha Fielding (SA), Aidan Gageler (NSW), Olive Gill-Hille (WA), Pascale Giorgi (WA), Nadia Hernández (VIC), Alana Hunt (WA/NSW), Alfred Lowe (SA), Gian Manik (VIC), Daniel McKewen (QLD), Amy Perejuan-Capone (WA), Alison Puruntatameri (NT), JD Reforma (NSW), Teho Ropeyarn (QLD), Yasmin Smith (NSW) and Katie West (WA).
Finalists were selected by a judging panel of contemporary art specialists including Aaron Seeto, Director of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Nusantara, Jakarta; Perth-based visual artist and creative producer Erin Coates; and Nici Cumpston OAM, Artistic Director of Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
The winner will be judged from the exhibition and announced at the official opening on Friday 26 May 2023.
All works selected as finalists will be exhibited in a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia from 27 May to 27 August 2023.