Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award

Exhibition and award show

31 Oct 2008
8 Feb 2009

This exhibition will feature the work of leading new media artists invited to participate in the inaugural Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award. An Award of $75 000 will be presented to one of the exhibiting artists.


Anita Fontaine, 'Ghostgarden', still taken from her website . -

The exhibition and Award will be presented every two years and winning works will become part of the Queensland Art Gallery’s permanent collection. Accompanying the Award and exhibition is the Premier of Queensland’s New Media Scholarship which will be presented to an emerging Queensland-based new media artist.

The 2008 shortlisted artists:

Peter Alwast, Julie Dowling, Anita Fontaine, Joyce Hinterding & David Haines, Natalie Jeremijenko, Adam Nash, Sam Smith, John Tonkin, Mari Velonaki.

The the award and scholarship recipient will be announced on 31 October 2008. The exhibition can be visited from November 1 2008 - February 8 2009, at the Gallery of Modern Art in Queensland.

Check out the Queensland Art Gallery website for more information on all artists.