2009 Clemenger Contemporary Art Award

Key works

  • Ah Xian

    Ah Xian
    "Concrete Forest 2: Sagittaria trifolia
    (Threeleaf Arrowhead) 2008-2009" (detail)
    concrete
    55.5 x 45.5 x 27.5 cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Ah Xian

  • Peter Atkins
Friendly frog/Springtime Grass from the Disney Color Project / Readymade Abstraction 2009 
synthetic polymer paint on plywood 
45.0 x 45.0 cm 
Collection of the artist
© Peter Atkins courtesy Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne; Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide; and Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney

    Peter Atkins
    Friendly frog/Springtime Grass from the Disney Color Project / Readymade Abstraction 2009
    synthetic polymer paint on plywood
    45.0 x 45.0 cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Peter Atkins courtesy Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne; Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide; and Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney

  • Vivienne Binns
Particle thought 2009 (detail)
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
(1 -30)14.0 x 22.0 cm (each); (31-42) 15.0 x 20.0 cm (each)
(1-42) (variable) (installation)
Collection of the artist
© Vivienne Binns, courtesy Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Milani Gallery, Brisbane and Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra

    Vivienne Binns
    Particle thought 2009 (detail)
    synthetic polymer paint on composition board
    (1 -30)14.0 x 22.0 cm (each); (31-42) 15.0 x 20.0 cm (each)
    (1-42) (variable) (installation)
    Collection of the artist
    © Vivienne Binns, courtesy Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Milani Gallery, Brisbane and Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra

  • Stephen Bush
Ragwort 2009
oil and enamel paint on canvas
200.0 x 310.0 cm
Collection of the artist
© Stephen Bush courtesy Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

    Stephen Bush
    Ragwort 2009
    oil and enamel paint on canvas
    200.0 x 310.0 cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Stephen Bush courtesy Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

  • Destiny Deacon
Meriam Mir/ G’ua G’ua born 1957
Come on in my kitchen 2009
Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
81.0 x 105.0 cm
Collection of the artist
© Destiny Deacon, courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

    Destiny Deacon
    Meriam Mir/ G’ua G’ua born 1957
    Come on in my kitchen 2009
    Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
    81.0 x 105.0 cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Destiny Deacon, courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

  • Domenico de Clario
t-o-n-g-Le-N (7 conversazioni with les estrellas) 2000
Mixed media installation with 1973 Volkswagen Tourer ‘L’
Installation view, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney
© Domenico de Clario  courtesy John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

    Domenico de Clario
    t-o-n-g-Le-N (7 conversazioni with les estrellas) 2000
    Mixed media installation with 1973 Volkswagen Tourer ‘L’
    Installation view, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney
    © Domenico de Clario courtesy John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

  • Janenne Eaton
OUTGO 2009
enamel on canvas
180.0 x 360.0cm overall (triptych)
Collection of the artist
Photo: Mark Ashkanasy 2008

    Janenne Eaton
    OUTGO 2009
    enamel on canvas
    180.0 x 360.0cm overall (triptych)
    Collection of the artist
    Photo: Mark Ashkanasy 2008

  • Julie Gough
Driving black home 2009 (video still)
colour DVD, silent, 224 min, looped
Collection of the artist
© Julie Gough courtesy Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne and Bett Gallery, Hobart

    Julie Gough
    Driving black home 2009 (video still)
    colour DVD, silent, 224 min, looped
    Collection of the artist
    © Julie Gough courtesy Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne and Bett Gallery, Hobart

  • Louise Hearman
Untitled # 1298 2009
oil on composition board
61.0 x 61.0 cm
Collection of the artist
(C) Mark Ashkanasy

    Louise Hearman
    Untitled # 1298 2009
    oil on composition board
    61.0 x 61.0 cm
    Collection of the artist
    (C) Mark Ashkanasy

  • Janet Laurence
concept image for Vanishing 2009
projected video image, tulle fabric, mirror, ash,
oxide, salt, oil  on clear mylar film
© Janet Laurence, courtesy ARC One Gallery, Melbourne

    Janet Laurence
    concept image for Vanishing 2009
    projected video image, tulle fabric, mirror, ash,
    oxide, salt, oil on clear mylar film
    © Janet Laurence, courtesy ARC One Gallery, Melbourne

  • Trevor Nickolls
Mother Nature’s Son 2008
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
77.0 x 77.0 cm 
Collection of the artist
© Trevor Nickolls courtesy Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne

    Trevor Nickolls
    Mother Nature’s Son 2008
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    77.0 x 77.0 cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Trevor Nickolls courtesy Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne

  • Dennis Nona
Byerb Ibaik 2009
white brass, pearl shell and fibre, ed. 4/12
16.0 x 15.0 x 24.0 cm
Collection of the artist
© Dennis Nona courtesy The Australian Art Print Network, Sydney

    Dennis Nona
    Byerb Ibaik 2009
    white brass, pearl shell and fibre, ed. 4/12
    16.0 x 15.0 x 24.0 cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Dennis Nona courtesy The Australian Art Print Network, Sydney

  • Scott Redford
Chant No.1: To be with art is all we ask 2009
enamel paint on aluminium; decal on aluminium 
(1-12) 300.0 x 364.5 cm (overall)
Collection of the artist
© Scott Redford courtesy Gould Galleries, Melbourne

    Scott Redford
    Chant No.1: To be with art is all we ask 2009
    enamel paint on aluminium; decal on aluminium
    (1-12) 300.0 x 364.5 cm (overall)
    Collection of the artist
    © Scott Redford courtesy Gould Galleries, Melbourne

  • Julie Rrap
Castaway 3 2009
digital print on archival rag paper
120.0 x 120.0cm
Collection of the artist
© Julie Rrap courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney and ARC One Gallery, Melbourne

    Julie Rrap
    Castaway 3 2009
    digital print on archival rag paper
    120.0 x 120.0cm
    Collection of the artist
    © Julie Rrap courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney and ARC One Gallery, Melbourne

  • Domenico de Clario
t-o-n-g-Le-N (7 conversazioni with les estrellas) 2000
Mixed media installation with 1973 Volkswagen Tourer ‘L’
Installation view, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney
© Domenico de Clario  courtesy John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

    Domenico de Clario
    t-o-n-g-Le-N (7 conversazioni with les estrellas) 2000
    Mixed media installation with 1973 Volkswagen Tourer ‘L’
    Installation view, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney
    © Domenico de Clario courtesy John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

  • Janenne Eaton
OUTGO 2009
enamel on canvas
180.0 x 360.0cm overall (triptych)
Collection of the artist
Photo: Mark Ashkanasy 2008

    Janenne Eaton
    OUTGO 2009
    enamel on canvas
    180.0 x 360.0cm overall (triptych)
    Collection of the artist
    Photo: Mark Ashkanasy 2008

  • Julie Gough
Driving black home 2009 (video still)
colour DVD, silent, 224 min, looped
Collection of the artist
© Julie Gough courtesy Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne and Bett Gallery, Hobart

    Julie Gough
    Driving black home 2009 (video still)
    colour DVD, silent, 224 min, looped
    Collection of the artist
    © Julie Gough courtesy Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne and Bett Gallery, Hobart