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Bendigo Photographer’s Starr Rising

November 2, 2022 8:57 am in by
vic cvc gld news local news
 
 
Bendigo photographer Lauren Starr has taken out the Australia’s richest art prize, the national  Bluethumb Art Prize. 
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Her piece, titled Midas’ Daughter II – Golden Still Life, features the artist’s six-year-old daughter painted in gold and surrounded by gold-coloured foliage. 
 
The win sees her secure a tidy $160,000.
 
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It’s the second big win of Starr’s career, after she won the Photography Category Award at the 2021 Bluethumb.
 
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