Congratulations to Vipoo Srivilasa who has been selected as one of 15 artists shortlisted for the Basil Sellers Art Prize. The prize is designed to encourage contemporary artists to develop their practice and to engage with themes around sport and to contribute to critical reflection on all forms of sporting culture in Australia. Shortlisted artists have eight months to complete their work for the $100,000 prize and exhibition which opens at the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Melbourne in July 2016.
Vipoo has exhibited both internationally and throughout Australia including at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Saatchi Gallery, London; the Ayala Museum, Philippines; Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan; Nanjing Arts Institute, China; New Mexico Museum of Art in America and the National Gallery of Thailand. His work is held in national and international collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Qieensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Shaw International Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, Canada.