CAPO FELLOWSHIP

Franki Sparke, visual artist/printmaker/illustrator, was awarded the CAPO Fellowship to support the development of Open City, a comic narrative/graphic novel series inspired by the unique social and urban landscape of Canberra.

ROSALIE GASCOIGNE MEMORIAL AWARD

Joy McDonald won the Rosalie Gascoigne Memorial Award. This will assist her with the production of an exhibition and puppet performance piece about migration titled The (Very) Sad Fish-Lady, as part of the Canberra Centenary Celebrations in 2013. The Rosalie Gascoigne Memorial Award is sponsored by Community CPS Credit Union.

READING ROOM CAPO LONDON EXHIBITION AWARD

Antonia Aitken, visual artist, was awarded the inaugural Reading Room CAPO London Exhibition Award. Antonia will use this to tour her exhibition River to The Reading Room’s London Gallery space. River is a series of graphic illustrations of the Murrumbidgee presented as intaglio and relief prints on paper. The Reading Room has sponsored this innovative award which includes return travel to the UK, London accommodation and a six-week exhibition in their own Soho gallery space.

SINGAPORE AIRLINES AWARD

Lee Grant, photographer, was awarded the Singapore Airlines Travel Award to travel to Korea to undertake research for a longer term photographic project about migration, place and community.

ECKERSLEY’S MATERIALS AWARD

Brenda Runnegar, visual artist, was awarded Eckersley’s Materials Award in support of a new body of work juxtaposing the dry desert landscape of Lake Mungo, ongoing work incorporating the Mungo woman, and local plant life.

WORKPLACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATES AWARD

Peter Papathanasiou, writer, was awarded the Workplace Research Associates Award to assist him in research associated with his current project, a work of creative non-fiction portraying the immigrant drama within an ordinary, local, contemporary Australian family across the span of the twentieth century.

CAPITAL INSURANCE BROKER’S AWARD

Frank Maconochie was awarded the Capital Insurance Broker’s Award to enable him to continue development of his Manta Ray Table project.

SAGE LEGAL SERVICES AWARD

Gary Smith, visual artist, was awarded the Sage Legal Services Award to assist him develop a new body of work, Patina, to show in Canberra and Sydney in 2011. Patina will combine new print technologies with traditional gilding and painterly processes.