The winner of the Peoples Choice Award, The Nillumbik Prize 2018 was drawn on 18th July 2018 and the winner is Jessica Jarvie for her artwork, Winter Blues.
The People Choice award of $500 is offered to the artist of the work deemed most popular by the people throughout the duration of the Nillumbik Prize 2018 finalists exhibition.
The Nillumbik Prize is a diverse exhibition which welcomes a broad variety of mediums and this year was no exception. The 2018 call out received entries spanning video, sculpture, painting, photography, installation, textiles, ceramics and glass, to name a few. Montsalvat was thrilled to, once again, host and administer this prize from the initial call for entries, all the way through to the resulting exhibition, and have enjoyed the experience of sharing it with our visitors over its' two month duration (31 May - 22 July 2018).
An enormous congratulations to Jessica Jarvie!
Congratulations also to all of this year's applicants who have each brought such passion and appreciation to this annual art prize.
Image: Jarvie Jessica, 'Winter Blues', watercolour on paper, 67cm x 86cm