Valerie Sparks and Cherine Fahd: Bowness Photography Prize

  Valerie Sparks has been announced as a finalist in the 2015 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize. Now in its 10th year, the prize celebrates the best of contemporary Australian photography and has quickly become Australia´s most coveted photography prize. This year’s judges are Karen Quinlan, Director of Bendigo Art Gallery, Stephen Zagala, Senior Curator, MGA and Bill Bowness. An exhibition of the finalists’ works will be on show at Monash Gallery of Art from 25 September to 22 November and will hang alongside all the wining works from the past ten years, including last year’s winner Petrina Hicks.