yapang Emerging Art Prize finalist exhibition

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An exhibition of works by finalists in the inaugural yapang Emerging Art Prize. 

The biennial prize was developed to celebrate, promote and support emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across the country. Contending artworks reflect each artists practice across all media and could utilise a mixture of forms, including (without limitation) sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, installation, sound digital, net or live art etc.
Lake Macquarie City Council and Create NSW have committed $15,000 to purchase the winning and highly commended works for the MAC yapang collection.
With a strong number of submissions from right across the country, judge Erin Vink, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales,shortlisted a selection of 32 finalists.
The winner of the inaugural yapang Emerging Art Prize 2021 is Maddison Gibbs, for her work Shedding Serpents


  • Shaun Allen
  • Ethyn Amat
  • Maree Bisby
  • Kate Buerckner
  • Kristy Cameron
  • Lisa Caruana
  • Dale Collier
  • Tahlia Connell
  • Krystal Dallinger
  • Kayannie Denigan
  • Kulka Fahey
  • Judith Franklin
  • Gloria Gavenor
  • Maddison Gibbs
  • Zoe Golding
  • Amy Hill
  • Brielle Hughes
  • Nicole Isaacs
  • Carmen Jackson
  • Melissa Ladkin
  • Ryan Lee
  • Emily Lloyd
  • Sam Ramsey
  • Coreen Reading
  • Jodie Reynolds
  • Bree Riley
  • Beverly Smith
  • Yarran Trent-Peterson
  • Mandy Wild
  • Carla Williams
  • Daniel Williams
  • Renee Wilson





  • Saturday, 04 December 2021 | 09:00 AM - Sunday, 20 February 2022 | 03:00 PM


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