Dominik Mersch Gallery Award 2009

January 2009
Andrew Newman

Sydney College of the Arts is proud to announce a new collaboration with Dominik Mersch Gallery. As part of an annual award, Dominik Mersch Gallery will provide an exhibition space to show the work of one or more postgraduate candidates from SCA. A panel will select the artists from SCA’s end of year Postgraduate Degree Show.

“Offering an exhibition space to show their works, is the best way to support young and promising artists” says Dominik Mersch.

The innaugral winners are Andrew Newman and Tom Jefferson. Newman is completing a Master of Visual Arts, in the Film and Digital Art studio. His work deals with new media and performance. Jefferson is completing a Master of Documentary Photography. His work investigates urban life through photography and slide shows.

The exhibition will be on display from Wednesday 21 January to Saturday 7 March, Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 6pm. Dominik Mersch Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo.

Image: Andrew Newman, attempt to fill an empty space (performance anxiety), 2008.