Congratulations to UNSW Art & Design graduate Susanna Strati who has won the Mayoral Award, Paramor Prize: Art and Innovation.

The inaugural Paramor Prize: Art and Innovation is an annual acquisitive prize of $20,000. The $5,000 Mayoral Award is given to the artwork that best addresses the guiding principles of Liverpool City Council.

Susanna Strati was awarded the prize for her work Wreath #2 which she created while completing her PhD at UNSW Art & Design in 2014.

Artist Erica Seccombe was awarded the major $20,000 Paramor Prize for her work Virtual Life.

The finalists exhibition is on at Casula Powerhouse until 15 March, 2015 and features work by several UNSW Art & Design students, staff and alumni.