Entries for the 2014 Stencil Art Prize have now closed
The Stencil Art Prize, which is now in its’ 6th year, has been overrun with incredible stencil artwork entries. Yes, we’ve had entries from every far flung corner of the earth! The 2014 Exhibition is going to be huge.
This years 2014 Stencil Art Prize Exhibition will launch on Thursday 16 October, 2014 at aMBUSH Gallery in Sydney. If you would like to attend the Exhibition Launch please subscribe to our enewsletter here to receive your invitation.
We’ll be exhibiting around 50 – 60 finalists work, with the winner announced at the Exhibition Launch. PLUS, MTN Australia are kicking in a $500 Voucher for Best New Artist/Encouragement Award. Join us at the Exhibition Launch for Kirin beer & cider.
Check out our gallery of finalists from previous years.
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.