2010 Winner - ‘Saul Williams’ by E.L.K (Luke Cornish)

Judges were impressed with E.L.K’s incredibly photo realistic stencil portrait of American signer, Saul Williams. ⁣⠀
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E.L.K artistic process is extremely intensive – using up to 85 layers of carefully hand-cut acetate, he sprays layer upon layer of aerosol paint.

 The resulting image has a hyper-real quality due to his meticulous attention to minute detail and shadows. While E.L.K infuses a certain amount of street-art aesthetics into his works, ultimately they have a richness and vitality that rivals more traditional media. ⁣⠀

Exhibition & Finalists

20 Australian finalists exhibited at Oh Really Gallery in Newtown (Sydney) from the 11 – 21 November 2010.

23rd Key
Robyn Cross
SHANTA
RALF KEMPKEN
E.L.K
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Boo
Ilia Kokalevski
Rhen Dodd
sYKe
Nick Hore
 

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Nicholas Baxter
Jak Rapmund
Shaggy Bat
Danny Guinsberg
Tom Deacon
Melanie Foster
James Ottaway
Poncho Army  
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2010 Finalists

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