Image credit: Sylvia Ken Photo: Tjala Arts
____________01.04.20 Sylvia Ken featured in Weltkunst
Sylvia Ken’s work has been featured in an article in German Art magazine, Weltkunst. Featured in the collector’s seminar editorial on Aboriginal art, writer Henrike Von Spesshardt delves into the rich visual experiences and increasing value of Australian Aboriginal art globally, particularly in Europe.
Sylvia Ken will present a series of new paintings alongside Tjungkara Ken and the Ken Sisters Collaborative in forthcoming 2020 group show, New Work.
Image credit: Sylvia Ken Seven Sisters 249-19 2019 acrylic on linen 200.0 x 152.0 cm
____________24.05.19 Sylvia Ken in the Wynne Prize 2019
Congratulations to Sylvia Ken, who has been awarded the Wynne Prize 2019 for her work, Seven Sisters.
Ken paints at Tjala Arts, located in Amata Community in far north-west South Australia. She is a member of the Ken Sisters Collaborative, who previously won the Wynne Prize in 2016.
Her work will also be featured in an upcoming exhibition with Tjala Arts at Jan Murphy Gallery in August.
Wynne Prize 2019
11 May – 8 September
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Image credit: Sylvia Ken Seven Sisters 2019 acrylic on linen 200.0 x 240.0 cm
____________30.05.19 Sylvia Ken in the 2019 Hadley's Art Prize
Sylvia Ken has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Hadley’s Art Prize with her work Seven Sisters.
Sylvia Ken was recently awarded the 2019 Wynne Prize to much acclaim. The artist will also present new work in the forthcoming Tjala Arts exhibition at Jan Murphy Gallery later this year.
The winner of the 2019 Hadley’s Art Prize will be announced on Friday 19 July at the exhibition opening at Hadley’s Orient Hotel.
2019 Hadley’s Art Prize
20 July – 18 August
Hadley’s Orient Hotel Hobart
Image credit: Sylvia Ken Seven Sisters 2019 acrylic on linen 180 x 152 cm
____________30.05.19 Sylvia Ken in 2018 35th NATSIAA
Sylvia Ken was a finalist in the 2018 35th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. Ken presented her work in the prize alongside fellow Tjala Arts painters, the Ken Sisters Collaborative.
Image credit: Sylvia Ken Seven Sisters 2017 (Detail) acrylic on linen 240.0 x 200.0 cm