Collection: Flying Arts Alliance: The Mervin Moriarty Landscape Award exhibition
20 February – 13 March 2024
The Mervyn Moriarty Landscape Award is given to a landscape artwork in any medium, in homage to Mervyn’s passion for ‘en plein air’ landscape painting.
Mitchell Fine Art proudly supports Flying Arts Alliance and will host an exhibition of the winner and finalists selected by Dr Fiona Foley, and 14 works selected by Jonathan McBurnie for the Mervyn Moriarty Landscape Award from 20th February 2024.
Flying Arts connects artists, educators and communities, offering equitable and affordable access to high quality arts and cultural services and resources across Queensland.
Flying Arts’ founder, Mervyn Moriarty OAM, is a legendary figure in the Queensland arts community. His is an iconic story – a respected artist and passionate and dedicated arts teacher and educator, in 1970, he used prize money from an art award to learn to fly so he could teach art in outback communities where there was no access to the arts.
The Mervyn Moriarty Landscape Award is proudly sponsored by Mitchell Fine Art, Watco East West, Chroma Australia, Rockhampton Museum of Art, Flying Arts Alliance and a donor.