Art & Exhibition


2021 Winner, Catherine O’Donnell, Still Livescharcoal on paper, 47 x 110 cm

5 NOV – 10 DEC

The 8th Korea-Australia Arts Foundation (KAAF) Art Prize has returned for 2021. Organised by the KAAF and supported by the KCC, it is an annual art prize and exhibition that aim to foster the multiculturalism in Australia.

The exhibition for the winners and finalists will be held from 23rd July to 27th August 2021 at the Korean Cultural Centre Australia Gallery.

Find out more about the prize here

The Winners of the 8th KAAF Art Prize have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners and finalists.


– Catherine O’Donnell, Still Lives

Highly Commended

– Sonia Martignon, We Need the Tonic of Wildness

– Christine Druitt-Preston, The Chinese Screen


– Jaedon Shin, At The Temple

– Tristan Chant, Lobster with Fruit Bowl

Finalists: Eunhee Ahn, Tim Allen, Andrew Antoniou, Robin Astley, Yvonne Boag, Kate Briscoe, Julie Brunton, Tristan Chant, Wei Bin (Jeffrey) Chen, Keesik Chung, Geoff Coleman, Charles Cooper, Dagmar Cyrulla, Christine Druitt-Preston, Jackie Fewtrell Gobert, Garry Foye, Mandy Fu, Keith Fyfe, Jae George, Keroshin Govender, Kai Hagberg, Alexander Hamilton, Craig Handley, Liz Harriott, Julienne Harris, Kyra Henley, Peta Hinton, Jesse Hogan, Tim Johnson, James Jones, Linda Joyce, Heja Jung (Chong), Minal Karim, Yoonjung Kim, Byoung Jae (Jeremy) Koh, Gihee Helen Lee, Anne Leisner, Lyra Li, Glenn Locklee, Sonia Martignon, Richard Maude, Neil McClure, James McGrath, Kevin McKay, Paul Miller, Catherine O’Donnell, Jennifer O’Young, Fiona Omeenyo, Beatrice Prost, Nani Puspasari, David Reid, Candice Reid-Latimer, Colin Rhodes, Julianne Ross Allcorn, Peter Rush, Chiharu Lisa Sargeant, Jaedon Shin, Patrick Shirvington, Jan Spencer, Sally Stokes, Jane Suh, Nat Ward, Stephen Williams, Alice Xu

2021 Prizes:
Winning Prize: $20,000
2 x Highly Commended: $2,000 each

2021 Judges:
Mr John McDonald
Mr Oliver Smith
Prof. Inae Kim (by proxy)

If you are unsure of the Terms and Conditions of Entry or you have further questions, please contact Korea-Australia Arts Foundation directly via

Catherine O’Donnell, Still Lives

Christine Druitt-Preston, The Chinese Screen

Sonia Martignon, We Need the Tonic of Wildness

Jaedon Shin, At The Temple

Tristan Chant, Lobster with Fruit Bowl