Kate Beynon

Kate Beynon, Acrobats of the Dragon boat tail

Kate Beynon at Geelong Gallery

Collection leads – Kate Beynon is a solo presentation of the artist’s work currently on display at Geelong Gallery. The exhibition includes watercolours, paintings and soft sculptures that expand on the story of An-Li and provide greater insights to Beynon’s practice in which she merges diverse pictorial traditions with personal histories to address issues of hybridity, cultural identity and feminism.

Kate Beynon in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Kate Beynon is a finalist in the 2019 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize with her work Hybrid-self with kindred spirits, 2019. Founded by Doug & Greta Moran and family in 1988, the DMNPP is an annual portrait painting prize supporting Australian artists. With a first prize of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) it is Australia’s richest art prize.

Kate Beynon in Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize

Kate Beynon is a finalist in the Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize with her work Artist-self with Tudo and the studio spirits, 2019. An exhibition of finalists’ work will be held at Montsalvat from 14 November 2019 – 26 January, 2020.

Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize
Barn Gallery, Montsalvat
14 November – 26 January, 2019

Kate Beynon and Helga Groves in the R & M McGivern Prize

Both Kate Beynon and Helga Groves have been selected as finalists in the 2019 R & M McGivern Prize. This year, the theme for the $25,000 acquisitive prize is ‘Anthropocene’, calling for artists across Australia to consider the impact of human habitation on the environment. An exhibition of finalists work will be held across Maroondah City Council’s arts spaces from late November.

R & M McGivern Prize 2019
ArtSpace at Realm/Maroondah Federation Estate Gallery
23 November, 2019 – 1 February, 2020

Helga Groves and Kate Beynon in Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

Congratulations to Helga Groves and Kate Beynon who have both been selected as finalists in the 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.

2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Bayside Gallery, Brighton Town Hall
24 May – Sunday 21 July, 2019

Kate Beynon on Buxton Contemporary Big Screen

Kate Beynon’s seminal video animation Li Ji: Warrior Girl, 2000 is screening on the Buxton Big Screen until 13 April, accompanying their current exhibitions A New Order and National Anthem.

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