Alan Jones wins the Mosman Art Prize

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


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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