Alan Jones wins the Mosman Art Prize

Olsen Irwin artist Alan Jones has been awarded the coveted Mosman Art Prize.

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The Mosman Art Prize is the longest continuously running municipal art prize in Australia and has a rich tradition of fostering emerging and established artist.

Painting 131 (North Coogee) won against a competitive field of 104 finalists to claim the illustrious $30,000 prize.

Jones’ work explores notions of identity and the human experience within the landscape.

Katrina Cashman, Mosman Art Prize Coordinator & Senior Curator, commented on Jones’ work.

“Alan Jones is one of the most interesting artists of his generation and his artwork Painting 131 (North Coogee) will make a very strong statement within the Mosman Art Collection.”

Olsen Irwin is incredibly proud of Alan’s achievement and is looking forward to his upcoming show Paintings from Coogee 26 August – 13 September 2015.

The Mosman Art prize runs from the 25th of July to the 30th of August and is free.

There is also a meet the artist public program from 3-4pm on Sunday 16th of August

If you’re interested to see more works of Alan Jones’s please click here to see our stockroom

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