The judges for the 2024 event are:

Peter Coad

Peter is an Australian Postwar & Contemporary painter.  Numerous key galleries and museums such as Manyung Gallery and Wentworth Galleries featured his art.

Diané Ranck

Our Ambassador, please read more about Diané here:

Anthony Peluso

Anthony Peluso is Chief Executive/Executive Director at Country Arts SA. He has overseen the organisations most ambitious changes, working with the many artists and communities, government funders, corporate and individual supporters who invested time, energy and resources into the impact of the organisation’s arts programs.

Working in regional contexts has broadened his outlook and understanding of his place in community. He is dedicated to championing First Nations peoples’ rights and celebrating the diversity of regional communities. And is driven by the stories of regional South Australia to create experiences that can’t be made anywhere else in the world.

Anthony has overseen the commissions of many new works, of particular note is the work As One by Margaret Worth, commissioned for Government House gardens.