2022 Judging Panel

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LIZZY GALLOWAY

Hanging Art Judge

Lizzy Galloway is the Gallery Curator at the newly opened Mudgee Arts Precinct. She studied Fine Arts at Sydney University, followed by Art Curatorial Studies at The University of Melbourne. She was later awarded the Grimwade Internship at the University of Melbourne Museum of Art. Lizzy has worked in publishing at Art & Australia and Art AsiaPacific Magazines as well as five years with CIRCA Art Magazine based in Dublin, Ireland. From here she travelled extensively in Europe and North America covering the contemporary international art scene. Lizzy is the former Art Fair Director at Art Sydney and Art Melbourne and managed Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group (SAMAG) for seven years working between Sydney and Mudgee.

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JUDE MORRELL

Photography Judge

With a lifelong love of image making, Jude Morrell has always been drawn to the beauty and power of photography. Her photographic ventures have included photography for book covers and film stills, printing images of microscopic life for Queensland University, wet processing of massive aerial photos in Perth and working in advertising photography in Sydney.

 

Jude had her own photography business in the Blue Mountains for the 20 years she lived there. There her work included photographing the work of local artists for Oz Arts magazine. Her greatest passion is for art photography. She has a Visual Arts degree from Sydney College of the Arts (Sydney University) and has been teaching for many years at TAFE, the last decade in Dubbo where she lives. She is Vice President of Creative Assembly, a support organisation for artists in the Western Plains region and is also a member of Dubbo Filmmakers who have their One Eye Film Festival every November.

 

Jude recently took out the award for the Best Documentary Short Film at the Golden Bridge Istanbul Film Festival with her film ‘Cuba’.

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PETER WILSON

Ceramics Judge

Peter Wilson has been making and exhibiting ceramics since 1977 when he had his first show. He has taught in schools and at universities here in Australia and also in the UK, Canada, Pakistan and Palestine.

 

His pots are included in many major public and private collections in Australia (including the National Gallery of Australia) and internationally.

 

Peter’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions in galleries in Bathurst, Orange, Gulgong, Sydney, Canberra and Ontario Canada. He holds a Doctorate in Creative Arts (University of Western Sydney), a Master of Creative Arts (Wollongong University), a Graduate Diploma of Visual Arts (Monash University) and a Bachelor of Arts (Macquarie University).

 

Peter also writes articles and reviews for ceramics publications. He is presently a senior lecturer in creative arts at Charles Sturt University Bathurst.