9×5 Landscape Prize 2019 Judges

Meet the judges for this the 9×5 Landscape Prize 2019

Alison Clark

Alison Clark has judged major exhibitions including the Grace Cossington Smith Art Award, Sculpture in the Gardens Award, 8th Western Sydney University Sculpture Award & Exhibition, Forbes Sculpture Prize, Hidden Sculpture Award, Sculptor’s Society Annual Exhibition, Meadowbank Art Award, Sculpture in the Vineyards, Sculpture on the Shore, Mosman Festival of Sculpture Award and the Ewart Art Prize.

Alison has over 25 years’ experience in the local government, regional and commercial gallery sector in curatorial and arts management roles. She has worked extensively as a curator.  She is currently the Team Leader Arts & Culture at North Sydney Council and has worked as curator at SH Ervin Gallery, Visual Arts Coordinator at Willoughby City.

Alison holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Theory & Film Studies, University of Sydney (Class 1 Honours).

Peter Griffen

Peter Griffen is a full time artist based in Sydney and been painting for over 50 years,  with solo showings throughout Australia, five in London, four in Paris, two in St.Tropez, one in Lyon and one in New Zealand.

Peter has been selected as a finalist in several prizes including the Blake, Sulman, Dobell, Muswellbrook, Fishers Ghost and Fleurieu prizes. He won a first prize in Muswellbrook in 2011, he has had many commissions and is represented in many private, corporate and public collections. He is often asked to judge prizes and is currently the President of the Glebe Art Show.

His work has been exhibited in art fairs in Europe, UK, Canada and Asia. He exhibits widely in group exhibitions, has been commissioned several times and his work has been acquired for private, public and corporate collections in Australia and overseas. Peter enjoys working en plein air in various parts of the world, especially in the outback of Australia.