Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women
The Winner of the Maggie Diaz Photography Prize was announced at the opening on the 3 September.
Winner: Leesa O’Reilly
Commendations to: Helga Leunig, Sarah Henderson & Lisa Smith
This prize celebrates the work of long-time Melbourne resident and photographer, Maggie Diaz, a trailblazer for Australian women photographers. Maggie’s career started when she won a photography prize in Chicago in the 1950s. By giving her name to this prize Maggie hopes to encourage other women photographers ‘to keep at it!’
LINK TO FINALISTS ON FACEBOOK PAGE