Jason Cordero, ‘It Appeared the Guide Was In Error’, 2018. Oil on linen, 102 x 152cm. Finalist 2018 John Leslie Art Prize. Courtesy the artist and Artvisory Gallery, Melbourne.
The John Leslie Art Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious and valuable prizes for landscape painting. With a first prize of $20,000 the Prize consistently attracts the highest calibre of artists working in Australia. An additional prize of $1,000 is awarded to the best Gippsland work. The Prize is named after the Gallery’s long-time Patron, John Leslie OBE (1919—2016), and continues through the generous ongoing support of the John Leslie Foundation.