Held over the long weekend in March, the Glover Prize celebrates the legacy of English born artist John Glover. The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting, open to?artists from anywhere in the world.
Colonial artist John Glover?s paintings display exquisite detail and glorious mastery. They also depict colonial heritage, the history of landscape art and an Aboriginal presence. It is all these things that see people making the pilgrimage to Glover?s former land grant, Patterdale Farm. The house at Patterdale, itself a subject of Glover paintings, still stands today and the landscape is … Read More
2017 is the 250th anniversary of Glover?s birth. To honour this significant date, the Glover Society is facilitating Glover 250, a program of activities throughout the state The diverse program gives you the chance to walk in the footsteps of this most important artist who wandered the island, sketching its landscape, its colonial homesteads and imagining an Aboriginal place prior to … Read More
The Glover Prize for Landscape Painting The Glover Prize has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting. It is awarded annually for the work judged the best contemporary landscape painting of Tasmania. The winner receives $40,000 and a bronze maquette of colonial artist John Glover, whose legacy is celebrated though the Prize. Landscape painting is defined in … Read More
The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) is an acquisitive award for a landscape painting of Tasmania. The Glover Prize is awarded by The John Glover Society Inc. Entry is open to local, interstate and international Artists. The winner receives $40,000 plus a bronze maquette of John Glover by Peter Corlett valued at $5,000. All other exhibited entries are eligible … Read More