Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Elaine Campaner selected as a finalist in the Bowness Photography Prize - for the second year running

Landscape with camels, 2011, pigment ink-jet print, 93 x 140 cm
from the series Of Middle Eastern appearance (the visual guide)

We would like to congratulate Elaine Campaner for being selected in the 2012 Bowness Photography Prize with the above image, Landscape with Camelsfrom the series Of Middle Eastern appearance (the visual guide). This is a commendable achievement particularly considering that of almost 2500 photographs submitted by 495 entrants, only 42 were selected. This is the second year that Elaine's work will be hung as a finalist. You can see the 42 finalists here.

The William and Winifred Bowness Prize was established to promote excellence in photography, showcasing some of the most outstanding contemporary work produced in Australia over the past 12 months. This year Elaine will be exhibited alongside the likes of Julie Rrap, William Yang, Tim Johnson, Stephen Dupont and many other esteemed Australian artists.