THREE central Victorian artists have been shortlisted for the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards.
Georgia MacGuire from Maryborough, Gayle Maddigan from Mandurang and Sharmane Maddigan have all been nominated.
Minister for the Arts Heidi Victoria said this year’s awards feature paintings, sculptures, photography and video.
“The Victorian Indigenous Art Awards aim to showcase the work of our state’s Indigenous artists and celebrate both the contemporary and traditional ways in which artists express their culture,” she said.
Ms Victoria said the shortlist reflects a vibrant and healthy statewide Indigenous visual arts sector.
Award winners will be announced on November 2.