John Fries Award


  • Winner of the John Fries Award 2017 Announced

    Kuba Dorabiaski, Invocation Trilogy #1: Floor Dance of Lenin’s Resurrection, 2017 Single channel video Production still © Kuba Dorabialski / Licensed by Viscopy

    Sydney, Australia: Copyright Agency | Viscopy has announced the winner of its prestigious annual John Fries Award Continued

  • Tina Havelock Stevens, Thunderheads (2016)

    Finalists announced for John Fries Award 2017

    Copyright Agency | Viscopy today announced the 12 finalists for the John Fries Award 2017.

    The award, curated by interdisciplinary artist, academic and curator, Consuelo Cavaniglia, is an annual $10,000 art award recognising the talents of early career … Continued


  • Call for Entries Open to Award that Champions the Newest Artistic Talent

    Entries have opened for the 8th annual John Fries Award for early-career artists from Australia and New Zealand, which provides $10,000 in prize money for the winning artist and $1,000 for each award finalist participating in the exhibition.

    The non-acquisitive … Continued

  • Consuelo Cavaniglia

    Consuelo Cavaniglia named Curator for John Fries Award 2017

    Interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia has been announced as the Guest Curator of the John Fries Award 2017.

    With a varied background, over the past 12 years Consuelo has worked in a range of contemporary art spaces, universities, regional art centres … Continued

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