$2000 Emerging Artist Award – Earth Soldier by Siân Medill
Emerging Artist Award for 2018 went to Siân Medill from Brisbane with Earth Soldier, an intricate textile work. Ms Medill only began her artistic career at the end of 2016 and is soon to hold her first solo exhibition. Using sustainable, natural & up-cycled fabrics, Ms Medill hand cuts and transfers each tiny square to canvas, using upwards of 30,000 pieces for the finished work.
This award was sponsored by Honeysuckle Cottages.