7–20 january 2023

Brunswick Street Gallery is proud to present the 2023 Small Works Art Prize. Featuring over 1000 measuring no greater than 35x35x35cm, the Small Works Art Prize brings together artists of diverse practices from all over Australia and beyond.

Olivia Poloni is a Melbourne-based Contemporary and Public Art Curator. She is currently Visual Arts Curator at Wyndham Art Gallery (Wyndham City Council), a Curatorial Consultant to public art consultancy at T Projects, and independently curating a number of contemporary art exhibitions and projects.

Previous experience includes: Visual Arts Project Manager at Asialink Arts (2017 – 2019), Curator at Craft Victoria (2016-17), Co-Director at Sutton Gallery (2015), Assistant Curator for the Dong Gang Photography Festival, South Korea (2014), Project Manager for Asialink Arts at the Setouchi Triennale, Japan (2013), Curatorial Consultant at Galerie Desaga, Germany (2012), and Gallery Manager at Nellie Castan Gallery (2005–10). She was the Australian communications lead on the Sally Smart and Entang Wiharso two-person exhibition at the National Gallery of Indonesia (2015).

Brunswick Street Gallery would like to thank our esteemed guest judge and Contemporary and Public Art Curator Olivia Poloni, Visual Arts Curator at Wyndham Art Gallery (Wyndham City Council) with her assistance in the selection of our First and Second Prize winners.

We would also like to thank Craft Victoria, Frame of Mind Framing and Art Shed for their selections, support and generous sponsorship of this national art prize.

Finally, an enormous congratulations to all of the artists who are exhibited as part of this year's Small Works Art Prize – whose works transform our gallery each year, showcasing the breadth of talent and multiplicity of art practices, on show for all of the community to enjoy.