Congratulations to Sabbia artist Tim Edwards who was announced as the winner of the prestigious Tom Malone Prize 2022 for his work Ellipse #8 2021.
Ellipse #8 was selected as the winning piece from a competitive short list of fifteen works by Australian artists including: Ruth Allen (VIC); Chick Butcher (NSW); Matthew Curtis (NSW); Tim Edwards (SA); Wendy Fairclough (SA); Laurie Fossier-Mills (WA); Brenden Scott French (SA); Marcel Hoogstad Hay (SA); Rita Kellaway (SA); Gerry King (SA); Peter Kovacsy (WA); Nick Mount (SA); Jessica Murtagh (SA); Emma Varga (NSW); and Janice Vitkovsky (SA).
These fifteen shortlisted works demonstrate how Australia’s glass artists continue to invent and reinvent, challenge themselves artistically and technically, and find new frameworks to distil human experience and artistic creativity, in accessible and enlivening ways.
Image: Tim Edwards, Ellipse #8, 2021. Glass, blown and wheel cut, 470 h x 380 w x 80mm d. Photography: Grant Hancock.