History of Albury Art Prize
Starting in 1947, the Albury Art Prize is now New South Wales' oldest municipal art award.
Over its 62 year history, a substantial number of major works have been acquired by internationally renowned artists such as Noel Counihan, Fred Cress, Robert Jacks, Louis Kahan, Deborah Klein, Daniel Moynihan and Imants Tillers.
The first Albury Art Prize in 1947 was judged by Daryl Lindsay, Director of the National Gallery of Victoria. Two works were purchased for the AlburyCity Collection, Geelong Pier by Charles Bush and Fishing Boats Tasmania by John Loxton.
1948 winners including Noel Counihan, Waiting for the Mine Bus
1953 winners including Louis Kahan, Max Meldrum
1962 winners including Fred Cress, Still Life
1979 Richard Resson, Give me the Morning
1982 winners including Robert Jacks, Hue and Cry, Zig Zag Rock Face
2000 winners including Daniel Moynihan, Rare Sighting
2002 winners including Deborah Klein, Untitled
2004 Imants Tillers, Alphabet