Finalists

  • Tony Albert

    Exotica (Mid Century Modern), 2016, photographic prints, acrylic paint, stickers, aluminium, archival glue, manual embroidery rayon thread on fabric.

  • Khadim Ali

    Untitled (from The Arrivals series) , 2016, gouache, ink and gold leaf on wasli paper.

  • Jacobus Capone

    Forgiving Night for Day, 2016, 7 channel HD video installation/performance.

  • Celeste Chandler

    Heroic Painting, 2016, oil on linen.

  • Sarah Contos

    Sarah Contos Presents: The Long Kiss Goodbye, 2016, Gift of the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation for the 2017 Ramsay Art Prize, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney and STATION Gallery, Melbourne.

  • Georgina Cue

    Living Room, 2016, archival inkjet print on rag paper.

  • Keg de Souza

    We Built this City, 2016, salvaged tents, plaid laundry bags, discussions, publications.

  • Julie Fragar

    Goose Chase: All of Us Together Here and Nowhere, 2016, oil on board.

  • Teelah George

    The Persistent Yellowing (time piece), 2016, cotton thread, linen, bronze.

  • Natalya Hughes

    All of Your Women and Some of Mine, 2016, mixed media installation.

  • Trent Jansen

    Pankalangu Wardrobe, 2016, Queensland walnut, copper, brass and moulded plywood.

  • Ash Keating

    Gravity System Response #28 (Polyptych), 2016, synthetic polymer on linen.

  • Owen Leong

    Sankalpa, 2016, archival pigment print on cotton paper.

  • Vincent Namatjira

    The Richest, 2016, acrylic on canvas.

  • Joey Nganjmirra

    Ngaben Bukan -Teaching, 2016, natural ochres on Arches 640gsm watercolour paper.

  • Baden Pailthorpe

    Alt-right Arabesque, 2016, HD Video.

  • Clare Peake

    Intermediate Pots, 2016, ceramics.

  • Jason Phu

    I pray at ashes of my grandmother and at the photo of my grandfather who I’ve never met. I pray for big chunks of meat, for big bowls of alcohol and for sex. They send me demons to battle, 2016, mixed media installation.

  • Rebecca Selleck

    Lapin Plague, 2016, found rabbit skin coats, found carpet and underlay, found chairs, electrics, heat conductive wiring, steel, polyester, synthetic stuffing, enamel paint, plywood.

  • James Tylor

    Karrawirra Yerta, 2016, daguerreotypes, timber (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), burnt sheep bones, quartz, charcoal, red ochre, stone knife and gold paint.

  • Justine Varga

    Memoire, 2016, chromogenic photos.