Petrina Hicks wins 2014 Bowness Photography Prize

Petrina Hicks, Venus, 2013, pigment print, ed 8, 100 x 100cm

Congratulations to This Is No Fantasy artist Petrina Hicks who has been announced as winner of the Bowness Photography Prize 2014. Petrina's winning work 'Venus' was selected for the prestigious $25,000 prize, awarded by the Monash Gallery of Art Foundation. Petrina is a previous winner of the Josephine Ulrick Photography Award for Portraiture, Fisher's Ghost Art Award and ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award. Her work is held in major institutional collections including the Art Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of Western Australia and Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art.  Petrina's winning work and those of all finalists will be on show at Monash Gallery of Art until 12 October 2014.