Art & Exhibition


2023 Winner, Michael Lindeman, Regression Painting (Pyjamas Cocktails...)

Winners announcement

Congratulations to the following Award Recipients.

Winner ($20,000 Acquisitive)
Michael Lindeman
Regression Painting (Pyjamas Cocktails…)

Highly Commended ($2,000 each)
Sally Davis
Morticia’s Sister – Shop Window Still Life

Hyun Jin Lee
Do You Miss Me?

Judges’ Commendation
Jesse Dayan
Blue Reclining Figure

Gillian Kayrooz
Searching for Haenyeo

Finalists: Suzanne Alexander, Tim Allen, Bernadine Anning, Katerina Apale, Min Woo Bang, Helen Brancatisano, Matt Bromhead, Justin Caleo, Tristan Chant, Susanna Chen Chow, Shinhye Choi, Anzara Clark, Jan Cleveringa, Liz Cuming, Dagmar Cyrulla, Sally Davis, Jesse Dayan, Angie de Latour, Fiona Dobrijevich, Amanda Doctor, Tracy Dods, Robert Ewing, Jacki Fewtrell Gobert, Robert Gear, Lizzie Hall, Craig Handley, Tannya Harricks, Liz Harriott, Geoff Harvey, Michelle Hiscock, James Jones, Gillian Kayrooz, Hye In Kim, Hyun Jin Lee, Rosemary Lee, Michael Lindeman, Sue MacLeod-Beere, Sonia Martignon, Tania Mason, Michael McHugh, Kevin McKay, Christopher McVinish, Susan O’Doherty, Catherine O’Donnell, Renata Pari-Lewis, Patrick Perlstone,  Anna Price Petyarre,  Beatrice Prost,  Michael Ransom, Colin Rhodes,  Sandra Routh,  Margherita Sanguineti,  Tracey Schramm,  Kean Onn See, Morgan Shimeld,  Julie Simmons,  EJ Son,  Kylie Stillman,  Liz Stute,  Fabia Tory,  Claire Tozer,  Murat, Murat Urlali,  Nat Ward,  Alice Xu

The Korea-Australia Arts Foundation (KAAF) Art Prize is an annual art competition with the goal of promoting cultural diversity in Australia by uniting artists from various ethnic backgrounds. Now in its 10th year, the KAAF Art Prize accepts entries in various art forms, and it focuses on 2D artworks. It offers a total prize pool of $24,000, which includes both acquisitive and non-acquisitive cash prizes for the winners. The Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) Australia serves as the exhibition and venue partner, responsible for showcasing the finalists’ artworks and hosting the awards ceremony.

2023 Judges
Mr John McDonald, Art Critic Sydney Morning Herald / Film Critic Australian Financial Review
Dr Oliver Smith, Senior Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts

Exhibition Date & Time 1 December 2023 – 25 Jan 2024 (Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm)
Exhibition Venue Korean Cultural Centre Australia Gallery (GF 255 Elizabeth St, Sydney)

– Find out more about the prize via KAAF official page
– ENQUIRY: KAAF Coordinator on or 0411206580 (SMS only)