Kevin McKay, Shopping Trolley - Cadigal Reserve Car Park, (detail) 2017. image courtesy and © the artist
THE GREENWAY ART PRIZE
Celebrates the precious urban green corridor in Sydney’s Inner West and aims to capture the essence of the GreenWay through visual art. Works are selected on the basis of artistic merit and relevance to the GreenWay themes of the urban environment, community connections and/or sustainable transport.
Anne Ryan is Curator of Australian Prints, Drawings & Watercolours at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, where she has organised a number of exhibitions and publications on Australian art on artists including Fred Williams, David Aspden and Lloyd Rees, and Australian printmaking. She studied at the Universities of Sydney and New South Wales, and was the Sarah and William Holmes Scholar in the Departments of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum in 2001-02. She was the curator of the 2014 and 2016 Dobell Australian drawing biennial exhibitions Drawing out and Close to home and curator of the annual Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes in 2015, 2017 and 2018.
Peter Poulet is the 23rd NSW Government Architect, and has over 30 years’ experience in both private and government architectural offices. Peter is also an artist, and holds numerous awards and appointments across art and architecture.
As an architect, Peter is a member of the NSW Architect’s Registration Board, Central Sydney Planning Committee, NSW Heritage Council, Trustee of the ANZAC Memorial, Sydney Opera House Conservation Council, Government Architect’s Network Australia, UTS Design Architecture & Building Advisory, UNSW Adjunct Professor and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.
As an artist, he was honoured as Artist in Residence at Bundanon in 1999 and at the New England Regional Art Museum in 2002. His work is held in the collections of the major law firms Allen Arthur Robinson and Baker & McKenzie, and also in the University of New South Wales, Artbank, the Manly Hydraulics Laboratory, and the Bundanon Trust.
Caroline Rothwell is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work investigates how ideologies have shaped our contemporary world. Often looking to science, data, history and nature, she creates a world exploring the unintended consequences of human activity. Her practice spans nearly 20 years, and she has exhibited both nationally and internationally, with her work being held in collections worldwide.
Her recent projects include: Falling Suspended, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery (2017) Another Green World, Western Plains Cultural Centre (2017); Inspiracje, Trafo Centre for Contemporary Art, Poland (2017); Composer, commission for Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (2016); Frágil, XIII Biennale of Cuenca, Ecuador (2016); Antipodes: cut apart, Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Cambridge, UK (2016); Habit, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia (2015), Dark Heart: 2014 Biennial of Australian Art at Art Gallery of South Australia
Bronwen Dugan is a Sydney-based emerging curator and artist. Her growing interest in the nexus between art, public space, and community, and the capacity for art to engage people with the environment in which they live, drew her to this role.
Bronwen has curated exhibitions at Manly Art Gallery & Museum, including ‘Express Yourself’ (2015 and 2016), and ‘Abundance’ (2017) for a local artist cooperative.
She holds a BA in Visual Art from COFA, and a Master of Curating and Cultural Leadership from UNSW Art & Design. With a particular passion for art in the public realm, she has also produced temporary installations in collaboration with artists across various disciplines, for several Public Art Projects and Festivals in Sydney.
Jennifer McNamara is the Founder and Director of Art Est. Art School and Gallery, established 2008.
Art Est. has four teaching studios and an art gallery, and has just expanded to open a new, dedicated ceramics studio. Art Est. delivers classes taught by practicing artists and educators in a range of media for adults and children.
Located in an inspiring warehouse adjacent to the GreenWay in Lords Road Leichhardt, Art Est has been the host venue for the GreenWay Art Prize since its inception in 2009.
Jennifer holds a BA from Canberra University. Her background in museum public programs, arts festivals and event marketing in Sydney, Japan and London, combined with her passion for the visual arts brings an added dimension to what we do at Art Est.
GreenWay Place Manager
Nick first got involved in the GreenWay in 2001 as a local resident and was awarded 2012 Ashfield Citizen of the Year in recognition of his voluntary contribution to the GreenWay. He has spent the last 10 years working in local government place management and sustainability education at UTS. Appointed GreenWay Place Manager in 2012 and now based at the Inner West Council, Nick oversees all aspects of the Program which includes place making, active travel, urban biodiversity, sustainability education, arts and culture. He views the Art Prize as one of the GreenWay’s signature achievements and continues to be amazed by the community’s capacity to celebrate the GreenWay in such a passionate and creative way through art.