This bi-annual acquisitive painting prize is financed by the Jack Noel Kilgour bequest. The Prize encourages innovative figurative painting by Australian artists and in 2008 the $30,000 acquisitive prize was awarded to Dallas Bray, for his work Burning Bush.
A People's Choice award of $3,000 was awarded to Michael Bell, for his painting Dog Beach.
Michael Bell Dog Beach 2008
oil on canvas, 180.0 x 270.0
The Kilgour Prize is a bi-annual event. Entry forms for the Kilgour Prize 2010 will be available in early 2010, with the exhibition opening in November 2010.