Kudos Emerging Artist & Designer AwardAris Ioannou-Marsh, Ava Williams, Beth Dillon, Billy Bain, Brenton Alexander Smith, Cindy Kavanagh, DanDan Wang, Dennis Golding, Elijah Innes, Ella Byrne, Em Size, Emily Galicek, Eva Nolan, Fei Gao, Jake Parker, Jen Friedland, Jennifer Brady, Joshua Bentley, Karam Hussein, Kate Stodart, Kieran Bryan,t Linda Sok, Loc Nguyen, Marisa Suen, Mika Benesh, Millie Mitchell, Naomi Segal, Nolan Ho Wung Murphy, Rabeea Soomro, Romy Groth, Sabrina Basuki, Shahroud Ghahani, Sian Kelly, Soraya Nematollahi, Tiani Schaefer, Zoe Gojnich
22 August - 8 September 2018
Winner's Announcement Night : 4 September 2018, 5-8 PM
The Kudos Award is an annual award that seeks to recognise, nurture and support innovation and excellence across all disciplines at UNSW Art & Design. This year the award was judged by Shireen Taweel, Adam Porter and Josh Harle. During the judging process, all three judges found that they kept returning to this work and found it to be an incredibly well realised work that shows an artist working hard to evolve the use of process and techniques in their practice.
Kudos Gallery is proud to announce Eva Nolan as the Major Prize winner of the Kudos Emerging Artist + Designer Award for their work The Pinned Moth Cannot Fly, 2018.
The 17th annual Kudos Award also marks the fifth consecutive year the Girl Genius Award has been awarded, with this year's guest judge Liz Ann Macgregor Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, selected Naomi Segal's No word for loneliness, 2018.
Kudos Gallery also congratulates the recipients of the highly commended awards:
Soraya Nematollahi Mothers, 2018
Rabeea Soomro A Daughter of Diaspora Paper, 2018
Marisa Suen Play It By Ear, 2018
Karam Hussein Umm Kemil, 2018
Linda Sok Mediating remembrance, 2018
Loc Nguyen Two Skins, 2018
Dennis Golding Overlooking Botany Bay, 2018
Kudos Gallery also congratulates the inaugural winner of the People's Choice Award Ava Williams, awarded for their work World Dichotomy, 2018
Images courtesy of the artist and Kudos Gallery. Photos: Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer