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The 2014 Stencil Art Prize Exhibition will exhibit from 12noon – 4pm each day until Sunday 19 October at aMBUSH Gallery in Sydney. The Gallery is located at 4 James Street, Waterloo (5min walk from Green Square Train Station).
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Congratulations to Stencil artist Jessica Kease, otherwise known as 23rd Key, from Melbourne Australia has won the 2014 Stencil Art Prize with her portrait Duality of The Living End’s front man Chris Cheney (Pictured above left).
Judging was incredibly hard and as a result the judges have awarded the first ever Highly Commendeds to Tinku (Guatemala/Mexico – above top right), Monstfur (Poland – above middle right) and Tiera Boo (Australia – pictured bottom left).
This year’s Exhibition features 65 stencil artists work from 18 countries (Germany, Iran, France, USA, Scotland, Canada, Netherlands, England, Argentina, Norway, Thailand, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Turkey, Poland, Czech Republic and Australia).
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The 2014 Stencil Art Prize Finalists are:
23rd Key, Australia – WINNER
Andrea Olivieri, Italy
Angus Comyns, Australia
Ann CAZ.L, Germany
Ben Rak, Australia
Tiera Boo, Australia – HIGHLY COMMENDED
Brian DeLoncker, USA
Bustart and Zaira, Netherlands
Campbell La Pun, Japan
CEN ONE, Germany
David Soukup, USA
Eric Davidson Gluyas, Australia
Gail Butler, Australia
Gibrian Foltz, USA
Gökhan Civaş, Turkey
Himed & Reyben, Mexico
Isaac Dana, USA
Jay Hill, USA
Jay Medlen, Australia
Jenna Bloom, Australia
just stencil the world, Germany
Katherine Jukes, Australia
Kelly Sullivan, Australia
Leviathan, Czech Republic
Lone Wolf Visuals, Scotland
Mark Callaghan, Australia
Mathew Curran, USA
Miss Meow, Australia
Monstfur, Poland – HIGHLY COMMENDED
mr.R & papagiBs, France
Tinku, Guatemalan/Mexico – HIGHLY COMMENDED
Tom Mills Art, Australia
Tommy Gurr, England
2014 Stencil Art Prize Judges
Simone graduated from Fine Art at the University of Newcastle (Australia), majoring in Printmaking. As well as pursuing her own practice, Simone founded Street Art Walking in 2011. The project has its roots in creative placemaking, and has seen over 20 site-specific street art interventions across the city, ranging from traditional murals to legal flypostering. This work has been written about across the world, and has seen Simone invited to join the Project for Public Spaces Placemaking Leadership Council. She attended the organisation’s inaugural meeting with over 200 placemakers from across the globe in Detroit, Michigan. Alongside Street Art Walking, Simone has acted as consultant for This Is Not Art Festival, the Create Innovate Gosford City Project and Hunter Development Corporation. She is a keen advocate for the arts and placemaking, but is particularly interested in building meaningful collaborations between artists and businesses. Simone is experienced in project management, creative marketing, event management and project creation. She is an experienced speaker on placemaking, public art and street art.
Poncho Army has been a Stencil Art Prize finalist for the past 5 years. Her current work combines illustration, stencil art and water-based screen prints. As well as creating and exhibiting her own artworks, she books regular art shows for Bitter Phew in Sydney. Poncho Army owns and operates Anchors Aweigh Art Studio, an urban and contemporary workshop space, design house and art/graff supply store in Wollongong, Australia.
Eddie Zammit is the founder of T-World which is the only printed journal dedicated to T-shirt culture globally. He carries with him almost twenty years of education and experience in the creative industry. Having presided as a partner and Creative Director of his own former design agency for thirteen years, Eddie estimates the number of magazines he has art directed to be 500+. He works between Melbourne, New York and Sydney exercising his aptitude and passion for art direction and curation – to help, for the most part, move the T-shirt culture forward. He has curated a number of high profile exhibitions, including for Sesame Street titled ‘Brought to you by the letter T’ (2010), ‘NEXT: The future of T-shirt graphics’ (2011) and ‘TEES: Exposing Melbourne’s T-shirt culture’ (2012/13) for the National Gallery of Victoria.