Image: 2018 FAC Print Award winner Deanna Hitti with her work TOWLA. Photography by Jessica Wyld

Image: 2018 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing | Exhibition Opening. Photography by Jessica Wyld

Image: 2018 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing | Exhibition Opening. Photography by Jessica Wyld

Image: 2018 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing | Exhibition Opening. Photography by Jessica Wyld

This year the 43rd annual Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award supported by Little Creatures Brewing presents the best of Australian printmaking. Australia’s premier showcase of prints and artists’ books returns with a selection of works from established, emerging and cross-disciplinary artists from across the nation.

2018 Prize Winners

FIRST PRIZE $16,000
Deanna Hitti (VIC)
TOWLA, 2017
Work acquired for the City of Fremantle Art Collection

SECOND PRIZE $6,000
Fiona Elisala
Uman, 2018

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Amy Perejuan-Capone (WA),
holding breath, 2018

AHC McDonald (WA),
Angel Under The Solandra Vine, 2018

Jamie Powell (VIC)
Inverse Variation, 2017

Garth Henderson (VIC)
constructive_botanics/banksia_grandis 02, 2017

Read the exhibition catalogue

2018 Judging Panel

Lisa Roet: Melbourne-based senior artist and practitioner, previous winner of the non-acquisitive prize at the 2011 FAC Print Award.

Ron Bradfield: Currently residing in Whadjuk Boodja (Perth); Ron Bradfield is a man of the Bardi peoples from the Dampier Peninsula. As Membership and Indigenous Development
Manager with Artsource Ron has worked extensively with visual artists across most of WA.

Annika Kristenson: Senior Curator, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Charlotte Hickson: Exhibitions Manager, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

Catch up with 2016 winner Sam Bloor

Supported by Little Creatures Brewing, Lotterywest and the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Creative Industries