Dianne Fogwell
Mildura meander  2015
linocut (artist book); unique state
Reproduced courtesy of the artist, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne, and Beaver Galleries, Canberra
Winner—2017 Geelong acquisitive print award

Clare Humphries
A fraction of a small distance  2017
hand-burnished linocut, sand-blasted glass;
edition 4/10 (unique states)
Reproduced courtesy  of the artist
Winner–2017 Ursula Hoff Institute award

Carolyn Hawkins
Trashed  2015
etching; edition 3/8
Reproduced courtesy of the artist

Andrew Gunnell
Eventide (Melaleuca lanceolata)  2017
etching (from video still), aquatint, drypoint; edition 1/8
Reproduced courtesy of the artist

2017 Geelong acquisitive print awards

14 August 2017 to 08 October 2017

This nationally acclaimed acquisitive prize exhibition featured entries from around Australia by established and emerging printmakers representing the diversity of current practice through both traditional printmaking techniques as well as contemporary processes.

38 works by 39 leading and emerging Australian artists were shortlisted for the 2017 Geelong acquisitive print awards. The acquisitive awards and biennial exhibition featured works by Benjamin Armstrong, Rosalind Atkins, Elizabeth Banfield, GW Bot, Laura Castell, Jock Clutterbuck, Marian Crawford, Ben Fennessy, Dianne Fogwell, Peter Garnick, Kaye Green, Sue Grossman, Andrew Gunnell, Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, Robert Hague, Rew Hanks, Carolyn Hawkins, Clare Humphries, Anita Iacovella, Michael Kempson, Deborah Klein, Jo Langley, Marion Manifold, Megan McPherson, David Nixon, Jiri Tibor Novak, Sharron Okines, Glenda Orr, Janet Parker-Smith, Jim Pavlidis, Stieg Persson, Ben Rak, Brian Robinson, Kati Thamo, Bridgit Thomas, Vanessa Wallace, Halina Wolski and Joel Wolter.

Dianne Fogwell is the 2017 recipient of the Geelong acquisitive print award and Clare Humphries is the recipient of the Ursula Hoff Institute award

The 2017 Geelong acquisitive print awards are sponsored by the Estate of Dr Colin Holden, Louise Box, the Ursula Hoff Institute (UHI) and Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop.