Back in 2008, the Australian Stencil Art Prize was born from a simple idea – the desire to put a spotlight on the amazing calibre of Stencil artists – and it has now transformed in three short years to a fundamental piece of Australian street art culture.
The aim of the prize, is, simply, to recognise, reward and archive stencil artists and stencil art itself, as an “art-form in its own right”.
Director Jacinta Walpole, who has a long running background in community projects, and local artist Nicholas Fintan, curator and coordinator, have worked diligently on the Art Prize to reach the height it has and have definitely created a superior sincere artistic contest. And an integral component of the Outpost Project this year.
After last years winner, E.L.K. took out the title with an incredible piece, we welcome this years the finalists to the festival and await anxiously for the winner to be revealed on Saturday! Stay Tuned!
Who: 23rd Key, Adam Obscene, BAT, Boo, dale, Danny Guinsberg, Deakz, Earwig, El Lobo, FUKT, Gabriella Szablewska, Giselle Barron, Harry Warne, Jared Gibson, Jason McLeod, Jay Medlen, Jessica Row, Jimmy Neilly, Joshua Smith, Jak Rapmund, Justin Gamsworthy, Karen Torrisi, Katherine Jukes, Lorenzo Fontana, Aarron James McGarry, Michael Duncan, Miss Link, MR.SWEET, Ms. Slice, Nick Hore, Nigel Sense, PAWA, Pixel P, Poncho Army, Ralf Kempken, Robyn Cross, Shanta, Skallywag, TERRIBLEHORRIBLE, Teschi, and Veronica O’Leary.
What: The Australian Arts Stencil Prize 2011
Where: Outpost Project – Cockatoo Island, Sydney
When: Saturday 5th November 2-5pm