Dunedin artists' works highly commended

James Robinson's In and Out art work. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
James Robinson's In and Out art work. PHOTO: ODT files
Dunedin artists James Robinson and Emily Gordon are among 10 artists to receive highly commended prizes in the national Parkin Drawing Prize awards announced in Wellington last night.

Robinson and Gordon receive $500 each for the prize recognising their works - In and Out and Frame in Black respectively.

They were among nine Dunedin artists to make the finals of the prize.

Their work is on show at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery's Academy Galleries in Wellington until September 8 alongside the 76 other finalists.

The $20,000 cash first prize was won by Nelson artist Michael Dell for Every Valley, a charcoal drawing on a prepared canvas stretcher, measuring 1.9m by 1.4m.


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