Exhibition Dates: Friday 5 December – Monday 26 January 2008
$10,000 Major Award Recipient: Marian Drew
$3,000 Tasmanian Art Award Recipient: Catherine Woo
$1,000 Peoples Choice Award Recipient: David Keeling
Judges: Robert Leonard, Director, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Peter Timms, Curator, Critic & Author living in Hobart
Zara Stanhope, Senior Curator and Deputy Director of Heide Museum of Modern Art,
Artists: Peter Alwast, Zoe Ali & Christos Tsiolkas, Simon Cuthbert, Marian Drew, Isaac Fergusson, Nicholas Folland, Lisa Garland, David Hawley, David Keeling, Jonathan Kimberley, Mish Meijers, Vera Möller, Michael Muruste, Harry Nankin, Sally Rees, Troy Ruffels, Michael Schlitz, Lucia Usmiani, Megan Walch, Matt Warren, Catherine Woo
The Tidal 08: City of Devonport Art Award is a non-acquisitive biennial award is hosted by the Devonport Regional Gallery and funded through the Devonport City Council. The award is open to artists whose 2D work in any medium, represents a response to our contemporary relationship and connection to the sea, coastal regions and communities.
The major award is valued at $10,000 and the Tasmanian award is $3,000. The $1,000 Peoples Choice Award is funded by the Friends of the Gallery Committee and was announced on January 30th 2009.