EXHIBITIONS    Linden Postcard Show 2013


2 February 2013 > 23 March 2013

Postcard Show Installation View

Photograph > Dean McCartney


The Linden Postcard Show celebrated its twenty-second year in 2013. The unique open entry prize is a nostalgic event in the Melbourne cultural calendar. The Postcard Show is open to all Australian artists who can enter up to three works. The works must no larger than 30cm x 30cm x30cm.


The 2013 Postcard Show was officially opened by internationally acclaimed and award winning actress, Rachel Griffiths, who congratulated the artists and wished them success in pursuing their passion for art. The judges were Kelly Gellatly, Curator of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria; Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Senior Curator, Artbank and Dan Rule, visual art columnist and writer for The Saturday Age. The winners for the 2013 Postcard Show were:


Evening Star, South Melbourne Market Award $5,000.00

Kenny Pittock, Clingy Ex-Boyfriend

acrylic on cardboard


Palais Theatre Management Artist Support Award $2,000

758, Tara Marynowsky, Spies With Eyes, The Postcard Collection I

watercolour on paper


St Kilda Art Supplies $1000 worth of art materials

Sarah crowEST, Mound Activity Eight

mixed media


Member for Albert Park Award $600

Julie Watkins, There's Always A Voice Somewhere

photocopy collage, gouache

Note: This work will be reproduced as a greeting card to be used exclusively by Martin Foley MP, State Member for Albert Park.


These six artists received $250.00 and had their work reproduced as Postcards:

Fergus Binns, Artist Canvas (Pigeon) - oil on canvas

Megan Cope, Boon Wurrung (Study) - military maps, Indian ink, metallic paint on canvas

Kirra Jamieson, Apex - gouache, vinyl on paper

Michael Kluge, Pat, - photograph

James Lieutenant, Painting from a Newspaper, - acrylic on canvas

Grant Nimmo, Poddoc, - oil on German beechwood. 

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