Finalists, Winners & Recipients
Check out the finalists and winners for the SALA Awards – and where to find them during the Festival! Most finalists will be announced in July, so that you can make plans to see their work during August. Winners are announced at the end of the Festival.
The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award
For the most outstanding work in any medium in SALA Festival 2023. The finalists will feature in a dedicated finalist exhibition at Keith Murdoch House in Adelaide.
The judges found Susan’s moving image work Through My Lens to be evocative, with a depth that was echoed both conceptually and materially.
- Bundy Bannerman
- Sara Boni
- Susan Bruce
- Jingwei Bu
- Amber Cronin
- Stephanie Doddridge
- Kane Dyer
- David Hume
- Kate Kurucz
- Anna Lindner
- Jungle Phillips
- Janet Raleigh
- Angela Valamanesh
- Joel Zimmermann
The judges were impressed with Katrina’s level of technique and ability to capture a mood. The depth and detail within the work drew the eye to several different areas of focus within the same work, and the judges were particularly impressed with the use of light and shade.
- Carolyn Corletto
- Katrina Linn
- Eamonn Vereker
SALA Solo Photographic Opportunity
For an artist exhibiting photographic work in SALA Festival 2023, to support them in presenting a solo photographic exhibition of new work in the following year (SALA Festival 2024).
The panel were impressed by the strength of Yasemin’s story and her desire to share it dynamic ways. Yasemin will be supported to present new work at Praxis Artspace during SALA Festival 2024.
Banner image: Kate Kurucz, Haza (still), 2023, single channel video