Valerie Sparks: Winner, 2016 Bowness Photography Prize

We are thrilled that Valerie Sparks has been named as the winner of the prestigious Bowness Photography Prize 2016. Sparks' winning work Prospero's Island North East was selected from over 600 entries for this coveted $25,000 non-acqusitive prize, on show at Monash Gallery of Art until 16 October 2016. 'Valerie's work is breathtaking. With this piece she has once again proven that she is both a master technician and a serious creative talent.'  Kellie Blauhorn, Director, Monash Gallery of Art. Sparks' winning work is also currently showing in Tempest, curated by Juliana Engberg, at the Tasmanian Art Gallery and Museum, Hobart.