STILL 2023: Local Talent Among 63 Finalists Announced
City of Coffs Harbour is excited to reveal the list of finalists for the prestigious STILL: National Still Life Award 2023.
63 artists were selected by an independent panel following an expression of interest that attracted record 1,143 entries from across Australia, competing for an impressive prize pool of $35,000.
Among the finalists are 5 entries proudly representing our local region, demonstrating the remarkable talent within the Coffs Harbour community.
“We had a sensational response to STILL this year,” said Chris Chapman, Director City Planning and Communities at City of Coffs Harbour.
“To receive upwards of 1,100 entries is a testament to the prestige in which this exhibition is held by artists all around the country.
“The winner of STILL in 2021, Blak Douglas, went on to win the Archibald Prize. I can’t wait to see these works on display and see what some of these artists might go on to achieve.”
The finalists this year are:
|Alana Hunt||Gaspare Moscone||Raelean Hall|
|Alicia Cox||Gerry Wedd||Raffi Butler|
|Alison Mitchell||Grace Dlabik||Raqiya Ahmed|
|Amelia Lynch||Isabella Wu||Raquel Ormella|
|Andrew Shillam||Jack Hodges and Alejandra Ramirez||Ray Monde|
|Angie de Latour||Jude Williams||Sam Kenneally|
|Anita Johnson||Kate Dorrough||Seabastion Toast|
|Anthony Scibelli||Keemon Williams||Stafford Gaffney|
|Bryce Anderson||Kiata Mason||Stephanie Hicks|
|Chelsea Gustafsson||Kyle Hughes-Odgers||Susan Jacobsen|
|Cherie Allan||LeAnne Vincent||Suzanne Knight|
|Cheryl McCoy||Lucy Roleff||Tala Kaalim|
|Chloe Smith||Manuel Kang||Tamara Dean|
|Clare Belfrage||Mark Mohell||Tim Ellis|
|Clive Stratford||Mia Forrest||Vanessa Encarnacao|
|David Tucker||Miranda Hine||Vanessa Holle|
|Denise Faulkner||Mirra Whale||Victoria Reichelt|
|Drew Spangenberg||Mitch Cairns||Wendy Sharpe|
|Edwin Daughtry||Nick Mount||Yabini Kickett|
|Eleonora Pasti||NOT||Yandell Walton|
|Emma Thorp||Peggy Zephyr||Zai Kuang|