John Fries Award

  • John Fries Award 2018

    Finalist selection underway for the 2018 John Fries Award

    More than 550 Australian and New Zealand artists entered this year’s John Fries Award, for which the finalists will be announced in early April.

    Guest Curator and Judge, Consuelo Cavaniglia, says: “This year we have an outstanding selection of applications … Continued


  • 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

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