LACHLAN PETRAS will be exhibiting at Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts from 30 June to 29 July.  

Lachlan Petras is the 2012 recepient of the Linden Award offering a graduating Honours Student in the Department of Art & Design at Monash University an exhibition as part of the Innovators Program.


LACHLAN PETRAS was awarded the Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize at the 2012 National Graduate Show at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) on Saturday 21 April.  

The graduate exhibition, entitled Hatched, was a showcase of 36 emerging artists selected from art schools across Australia.

Lachlan's piece, Aggregate, which combines sculpture, drawing and video, caught the attention of the selection panel and was awarded the country's major graduate art prize - the $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize.

Now in its third year, The prize is recognised as career-changing for emerging Australian artists, providing the winner with an excellent spring board from which to launch a professional career.


LACHLAN PETRA'S work Aggregate has been selected for the National Graduate Show at PICA, opening 20 April and continuing to June.

35 artists from 20 of the country's most prestigious art institutions have embraced diverse art forms, such as painting, collage, photography, ceramics, printmaking, textiles, performance, video, sound art and mechanical engineered installations to express their social concerns.