Enter the John Fries Award 2016

Thank you for your interest in entering the John Fries Award 2016.

The Call for Entries for the John Fries (pronounced “Frees”) Award 2016 has now closed.

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Important Dates

22 February Entries must reach Copyright Agency | Viscopy by 5pm AEST
26 March Finalists notified by email
15 August Finalists work for exhibition to be completed delivered to UNSW Galleries
18 August Opening night and winner announcement, UNSW Galleries
19 August – 1 October John Fries Award 2016 Finalists’ Exhibition, UNSW Galleries

See previous John Fries Award finalists, including the full three works from finalist Leo Coyte in the 2015 Finalist Exhibition Gallery.

The Curator

Sydney curator, artist, writer and lecturer Oliver Watts will continue as the John Fries Award’s Guest Curator for 2016.

The Presenting Partner

All finalists works will feature in an exhibition from 19 August – 1 October at UNSW Galleries – the award’s presenting partner for the third year running.