Posted by Jacqui Bonner | 19/04/2023
ANDREW TOMKINS WINS 2023 GALLIPOLI ART PRIZE WITH UNIQUE PAINTING OF HIS UNCLE’S ROOM.
Sydney artist Andrew Tomkins has won the 2023 Gallipoli Art Prize ($20 000 acquisitive prize auspiced by the Gallipoli Memorial Club) with his work ‘Ray’s Room’, a poignant work depicting his uncle’s room in his grandparent’s house. “As a child, Ray’s room was off limits. It was his space. Raymond Tomkins was a participant in the battle of Slaters Knoll, […]