Tim Olsen has been encouraging and supporting young and emerging artists to build careers as professional practicing artists since 2001. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Tim Olsen Drawing Prize at UNSW Art & Design encouraging excellence in drawing. This collaboration has been continuously supported by the Olsen Gallery and celebrates students who use drawing as a significant part of their artistic practice.
Candidates are nominated by academic staff and then selected for inclusion in the exhibition and consideration for the Prize.
Joshua Alipio, Alyssa Alzamora, Liana Berzins, Sarah Catania, Monika Cvitanovic Zaper, Fatima Farrukh, Victoria Ferguson, Aileen Heal, Eric M. Hoenig, Sophie Lane, Stella Laurence, Elizabeth Lewis, Kehan Li, Lisa Myeong-Joo, Marleena Oudomvilay, Tiffany Pham, Hannah Saunders, Anna Seymour, Karan Singh Shekhawat, Ruvé Staneke, William Taylor, Emma Vey-Cox, Maiya Wilson.