The Paddington Art Prize is grateful for the generous support of our panel of judges. Members of the panel are selected each year from a broad range of art disciplines and are recognised for their own outstanding achievement in arts related fields. We would like to take this opportunity to recognise their commitment to supporting and promoting the Australian art's community.
Head Curator, Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW
International Art Patron / Collector and Artist
Head of Drawing at UNSW Art and Design / Artist
Lou Klepac OAM Historian, Author, Curator & Publisher
Barry Pearce Emeritus Curator, Art Gallery of NSW
Jane Watters Director of S.H. Erwin Gallery
From left to right: Professor Ross Harley, Lou Klepac OAM, Jane Watters, Barry Pearce
Professor Ross Harley Dean, College of Fine Arts UNSW
Del Kathryn Barton Artist
John Firth Smith Artist
From left to right: Simon Chan, Professor Ross Harley, John Firth Smith, Del Kathryn Barton & Marlene Antico.
Dr Janis Lander Artist and Art Writer
John McDonald Art Critic
Margaret Woodward Artist
From left to right: Margaret Woodward, John McDonald & Dr Janis Lander
Cressida Campbell Artist
William Wright AM
Chris Antico Artist
Gavin Wilson to judge Artist Retreat Prize
Photos from the 2011 Judging process
Painting by John Earl
Painting by Suey McEnnally
Painting by Chris Langlois
from the left, Gavin Wilson, Felicity Fenner and Brian Ladd
FELICITY FENNER Chief Curator, NIEA & UNSW College of Fine Arts
BRIAN LADDFormer Head of Public Programs, Art Gallery of New South Wales.
GAVIN WILSONIndependent Curator and Author.
Professor Ian Howard Dean of UNSW College of Fine Arts.
Susan McCulloch Co-Director of McCulloch & McCulloch Australian Art Books / Book Publisher & Art Writer.
David Cook Deputy Director - Australian Paintings Department,Sotheby’s Australia.
Nick Waterlow, Director, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, The University Of NSW
Geoff Cassidy, Director, Art Bank Sydney
Kerrie Lester, Artist
2007 JudgesAnnette Larkin Art Dealer and Valuer, Annette Larkin Fine Art
Adrian Newstead Managing Director Deutscher-Menzies
Reg Richardson Patron of the Arts and Art Collector
2006 JudgesJohn Bloomfield Head of Painting [Senior Lecturer], National Art School, Sydney
John McDonald Art Critic
Garry Shead Artist
2005 JudgesDeborah Edwards Senior Curator - Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW
Tony Geddes Cultural Services Manager - Gallery Director of Mosman Gallery
Patrick Corrigan AM Art Collector and Patron of the Arts
Barry Pearce Head Curator, Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW
Jenny Sages Artist
John Doyle Broadcaster and Writer
Linda van Nunen Journalist, Art Critic and Author