Congratulations to all of our graduating students and to the UNSW Art & Design Annual 17 Graduate Exhibition industry commendations recipients.

The initial industry commendations listed below have been made to the emerging artists, designers, makers and digital media creators who have work featured in the 2017 UNSW Art & Design graduate exhibition. These industry commendations are supported by generous organisations, individuals and industry partners with the purpose of highlighting and recognising outstanding work by graduates across all media.

More prize winners will be announced throughout the week.

View all the Annual 17 online catalogue here.


Art Scene Annual Award for Printmaking ($1000 Gift Voucher)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Samuel Luke Beatty 

Art Scene Paper Award for Printmaking ($500 worth of paper)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Douglas Schofield

Art Scene Printmaking Award ($500 gift voucher)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Jacqueline Corcoran

Art Scene Annual Award for Painting and Drawing ($1000 gift voucher) 
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Caitlin Fargher

Art Scene Schminke Painting Award ($500 gift voucher for Schminke products) 
Bachelor of Media Arts (Hons) Shirley Xin

Art Scene Derivan Award ($500 gift voucher for Derivan products)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) David Pringle 

Art Scene Faber-Castell Drawing Award ($500 worth of Faber Castell Drawing Materials)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Maya Mulvey-Santana

Art Scene Annual Screen Honorary Mention Awards
Bachelor of Media Arts (Hons) Kyle Riordan
Bachelor of Design (Hons) Leo Tsao
Bachelor of Media Arts (Hons) Beccy Tait
Bachelor of Media Arts (Hons) Saskia Schoenmaker
Bachelor of Media Arts (Hons) / Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) Callum Howard
Master of Art Rebecca Waterston

Berkelow Books Commendation
Bachelor of Design (Hons) Eugena Kouvaros

Eckersley’s Art & Craft Commendation for Art Practice (Undergraduate) 
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Luke Power

Eckersley’s Art & Craft Commendation for Art Practice (Postgraduate)
Master of Art Moon Hee Kim

Sculpture Prize $1000
Master of Art Donna Gough

The MakerSpace Emerging Designer Membership
Bachelor of Design (Hons) Emma Dalling & Tulla Carsons

Workshopped Commendation
Bachelor of Design (Hons) Emma Dalling