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Victoria Reichelt

Victoria Reichelt

Victoria Reichelt has been announced as the winner of the prestigious 2013 Sir John Sulman Prize for genre painting at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Victoria Reichelt
Victoria Reichelt studied Fine Art at the Queensland College of Art, graduating in 2005 having completed her Doctor of Visual Arts. She has been short-listed for a number of major art prizes including the Gold Award at the Rockhampton Art Gallery, the RBS Emerging Artist Award, the Fletcher Jones Art Prize, and in 2013 she won the Sulman Art Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. She has been awarded an Australia Council New Work Grant and the Linden Innovators Award from the Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Brisbane. She has most recently been appointed to the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.

Victoria is represented by the Dianne Tanzer Gallery in Melbourne, VIC and Jan Murphy Gallery in Brisbane, Qld.


2002 – 2005
Doctor of Visual Arts
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Southbank

1998 – 2001
Bachelor of Visual Art in Fine Art (First Class Honours)
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Southbank


Winner, Sulman Art Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, NSW

Shortlisted, Gold Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Qld
Acquired & People’s Choice, Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Qld

Acquired, Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld

Winner, RBS Emerging Artist Award People’s Choice Prize, Sydney, NSW
Winner, Metro Art Award People’s Choice Prize, Metro Gallery, VIC
Awarded, Melbourne Airport Innovators Award, Linden Centre for
—-Contemporary Arts, VIC

Awarded, New Work Grant, Australia Council Visual Arts Board
Shortlisted, RIPE Art & Australia/ANZ Private Bank Contemporary Art Award

Winner, Kenilworth Art Prize, Kenilworth Council, Qld

Highly Commended, Willoughby City Art Prize, Willoughby Council, NSW

Shortlisted, Travel Scholarship, Royal Overseas League, London, UK

Shortlisted, Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Committee
Winner, QCL Art Prize: Painting, Logan Art Gallery, Qld
Winner, Border Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld

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