Entries are now being accepted for the 2021 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture at Tweed Regional Gallery.
The Olive Cotton Award is a $20,000 biennial national award for excellence in photographic portraiture in memory of photographer Olive Cotton. The exhibition is selected from entrants across Australia and is a significant opportunity for established and emerging photographers. The winning work is acquired for the Gallery’s collection.
The exhibition will show at Tweed Regional Gallery from 16 July - 19 September 2021.
The Guest Judge for 2021 is photo-media artist Michael Cook.
Entries close COB Sunday, 2 May 2021
Artwork credit 1: Winner 2019 Olive Cotton Award, Belinda Mason b.1971, Lives and works Church Point NSW, Taken 2019, lenticular
Artwork credit 2: Marc Stapelberg b.1981, Lives and works Lismore NSW, Together as One, 2019, digital print
Artwork credit 3: Fiona Morris b.1972, Lives and works Thirroul NSW, Family Portrait of Sisters, 2019, pigment print on cotton paper
Artwork credit 4: Cameron Neville b.1979, Lives and works Guanaba QLD, Rural Firefighter ‘Red’ from the long term project Into The Fire, 2019, digital pigment print
Artwork credit 5: Nathan Stolz b.1987, Lives and works Melbourne VIC, Mark, Alice Springs, 2018, chromira type C print