Alan Jones | Winner of the Kilgour Art Prize 2014

The winner of the Kilgour Art Prize for 2014 is Alan Jones!

Alan will receive $50,000 for his highly original Robert Forrester #2, a painting of the artist’s convict ancestor. Alan has depicted his ancestor against the small plot of land granted to him in 1794 which is just along the Hawkesbury River.

Alan expressed his delight in winning the prize, taking great joy in the confirmation it gives to his practise.

“Something like this… It’s like someone saying to you ‘Mate you are doing alright, you are going in the right direction, just keep going’… It’s hard to get that sort of feedback from other people, it’s a lovely surprise.” – Alan Jones in Conversation with the Newcastle Herald.

The annual Kilgour Art Prize for figurative and portrait painting awards first place to the most outstanding work of art as decided upon by a selection panel.

Alan’s portrait will be on show at Newcastle Art Gallery from 8 November – 25 January 2015


Alan Jones, Robert Forrester #2, 2013, oil and acrylic on linen, 194 x 179cm

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Olsen Irwin | Melbourne Art Fair

Join us at stand E107 for the 2014 Melbourne Art Fair. Olsen Irwin will exhibit a solo showing of Guy Maestri’s new work, as well as a group show of select works.

The fair begins with a vernissage tonight, Wednesday 13 August at 6pm. The fair will then run from Thursday 14 August to Sunday 17 August. Day passes and tickets for the vernissage can be purchased here on the Melbourne Art Fair website.

View Olsen Irwin’s exhibition of select works here.
View Guy Maestri’s new works here.


Peter Booth, Drawing 2000 (man in cart and standing man), 2000, mixed media on paper, 13.5 x 29.5cm


Stephen Bird, Adam and Eve with Eyes, ceramic, 30 x 43cm


Stephen Ormandy, Look both ways, Oil on linen, 112 x 112cm


Alan Jones, Painting 122 (Dad), Acrylic on polyester, 66.5 x 56.5cm


Elisabeth Kruger, Afternoon walk, oil on linen, 51 x 41cm


Guy Maestri, Feral, oil on linen, 97 x 112cm

Olsen Irwin
Melbourne Art Fair
Stand E107
Royal Exhibition Building
Carlton VIC 3053

Wednesday 13 August 2014
6pm – 10pm
General Opening Times
Thursday 14 August 2014
11am – 6pm
Friday 15 August 2014
11am – 8pm
Saturday 16 August 2014
10am – 6pm
Sunday 17 August 2014
10am – 5pm