Congratulations to alumna Lucy O’Doherty who
has been awarded the highly prestigious Brett Whiteley Travelling Art
Scholarship. The scholarship includes $30,000 and a three-month residency at
the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. O’Doherty is looking forward to
heading to Europe, "It's a great opportunity to push myself into doing
something new." Lucy’s father, also NAS alumni, Chris O’Doherty aka Reg
Mombassa advice is to "work hard and look at as much interesting stuff as
you can." The annual scholarship was established in 1999 by Beryl
Whiteley, the mother of the late artist Brett Whiteley, and is open to
Australian painters aged between 20 and 30.
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship
winner, Lucy O'Doherty, with her paintings. Photo: Bob Barker.