The CAPO Emerging Artists' Exhibition & Prize

The 2019 CAPO Emerging Artist Exhibition curated by Francis Kenna. Belle Palmer, Use with extreme caution (detail of installation view), 2019, bamboo, rope, marker, steel, wheel hub, bicycle forks, rock, hazard tape, hard hat, high visibility vest, gloves, glasses, dimensions variable.

CANCELLED. In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the School of Art & Design Gallery has made the very difficult decision to cancel or postpone a number of exhibitions. For full details please see our website.


The Capital Arts Patrons' Organisation (CAPO) Emerging Artists' Exhibition & Prize

The Capital Arts Patrons' Organisation (CAPO) presents this award to highlight and reward outstanding Art History graduates through the annual ANU Emerging Artists' Support Scheme (EASS) awards. As a result, the CAPO Emerging Artists' Prize will achieve dual goals, providing art historians the opportunity to curate a professional exhibition, while showcasing the overflowing talent within the Canberra region in an exclusive exhibition.

This year, CAPO has presented the CAPO Curatorial Internship Award to Sophia Halloway. She received the award to curate this exhibition at the 2019 ANU School of Art & Design Graduating Exhibition. With CAPO's mentoring, Sophia is assembling the Emerging Artists' Prize exhibition.

Exhibition opening: 1 July 2020

Exhibition dates: 1 July - 24 July 2020

Free | All welcome

For more information about CAPO and the support they provide for artists and curators, please see their website

The ANU School of Art & Design is pleased to support the CAPO Emerging Artists' Prize Exhibition by providing the Project Space as a venue.


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