Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2019
Jack Lanagan Dunbar, 30, from Lewisham, NSW has won the 2019 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship.
Hades from Jack Lanagan Dunbar’s winning body of work is on display at the Brett Whiteley Studio alongside works by finalists Amelia Carroll, Bridie Gillman, Claudia Greathead, Lani Shea-An, Larizza Macatiag, Myles Young, Nick Santoro and Thea Anamara Perkins.
Begun in 1999, this scholarship for young Australian painters is celebrating its 21st year. This year’s judge was artist Gemma Smith, who selected this year’s winner from 9 finalists, shortlisted from 116 entries.
Jack Lanagan Dunbar has won $40,000 and a three-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, which is administered by the Art Gallery of NSW.
About the scholarship
The annual Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship is now in its 21st year and is open to Australian painters aged between 20 and 30 years. It was created from an endowment by Mrs Beryl Whiteley in 1999. The inspiration was the profound effect international travel and study had on her son, the artist Brett Whiteley, as a result of winning the Italian Government Travelling Art Scholarship in 1959 at the age of 20.
20 Sep – 20 Oct 2019
10am – 4pm
Friday – Sunday only
Free admission made possible by J.P. Morgan
For education groups
Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills