James Tylor finalist in Ramsay Art Prize

James Tylor, Karrawirra Yerta, 2016, daguerreotypes, timber (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), burnt sheep bones, quartz, charcoal, red ochre, stone knife and gold paint, 40 x 150 x 10cm

James Tylor has been announced as a finalist in the 2017 Ramsay Art Prize. James is one of 21 finalists and is selected for his work ‘Karrawirra Yerta’.

The finalists were selected by a judging panel of contemporary art specialists including Director of the Auckland Art Gallery, Rhana Devenport, Australian artist, Nell and the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Curator of Contemporary Art, Leigh Robb. All selected works will be exhibited in a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia from 27 May to 27 August 2017. The winner will be judged from the exhibition and announced on Friday 26 May 2017.

The Ramsay Art Prize is Australia’s richest prize for young contemporary artists is presented by Art Gallery of South Australia supported by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation.

Read more via https://ramsay.artgallery.sa.gov.au

image: James Tylor, Karrawirra Yerta, 2016, daguerreotypes, timber (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), burnt sheep bones, quartz, charcoal, red ochre, stone knife and gold paint, 40 x 150 x 10cm