History

The Agendo Exhibition and Award is a prestigious bienniel event in the Australian arts calendar.
The Innaugural Agendo Exhibition took place in September 2007 at Gardner Galleries in Richmond, Melbourne.

The first exhibition was sponsored by Peter Crone Architects and Peter Crone continues to be a generous sponsor of the show.

The second Agendo Exhibition and Award took place in July 2009, at the Phoenix Gallery, Deakin University, Melbourne.

The 2011 and 2013 events were held at St Helier's Gallery at the Abbotsford Convent. The Abbotsford Convent is a hub of artists and writers and draws visitors from all parts of Melbourne.

Matlok Griffiths wins 2013 Agendo $10,000 First Prize

Dr Paul Hicks, Headmaster of Camberwell Grammar School, Mr Alex McCulloch, Gallery Director and Art Curator, Mr Matlok Griffiths, Winner of Agendo 2013 and Mr Peter Crone of Peter Crone Architects, sponsor of the $10,000 Agendo Prize.


David Ashley Kerr wins 2011 Agendo $10,000 First Prize

Dr Paul Hicks, Ashley Kerr, Peter Crone

David-Ashley Kerr (centre) pictured with Dr Paul Hicks, Headmaster of Camberwell Grammar School and Peter Crone (Right) of Peter Crone Architects, sponsor of the $10,000 Agendo Prize.

 

Agendo Judges

The 2011 Agendo judges - above from left to right Ms Jan Neil; Dr Robert Haysom; Mr David Williams;
Mr Cameron Miller and Mr Adam J Cullen.

 

Initiated by Camberwell Grammar School, the aims of Agendo are to provide a platform for the newest and brightest lights in the visual arts in Australia. The award is open to all Australian and New Zealand residents under the age of 35 and there are two award opportunities for artists selected for the exhibition.

1. The winning artist selected by the judges will receive a non-acquisitive award of $10,000.
2. Camberwell Grammar School shall also purchase an artwork as an acquisitive award from an artist that has been selected for the exhibition.

The 2nd Bienniel Agendo Exhibition and Award took place during July 2009 at the Phoenix Gallery at Deakin University Melbourne.

Laura Woodward wins 2009 Agendo $10,000 First Prize

Laura Woodward - Winner 2009

From Left to Right: Dr Robert Haysom (School of Communication and
Creative Arts, Deakin University), Laura Woodward (Agendo Award Winner 2009),
Dr Paul Hicks (Headmaster, Camberwell Grammar School),
Peter Crone (Peter Crone Architects)

 

Mat de Moiser wins inaugural 2007 Agendo $10,000 First Prize

Mat de Moiser with winning entry

From Left to Right : Peter Crone (Peter Crone Architects),
Deborah White (Judge), Mat de Moiser (Agendo Award Winner 2007),
Dr Paul Hicks (Headmaster, Camberwell Grammar School),
Assoc Professor Su Baker (Judge)

Agendo Art Prize, Development Office,Camberwell Grammar School
55 Mont Albert Road, Canterbury, Victoria 3126, Australia
tel: (03) 9835 1742 email: agendo@cgs.vic.edu.au

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