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History

Established in 1993, the Red Ochre Award pays tribute to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist who throughout his or her lifetime has made an outstanding contribution to the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts, both nationally and internationally.

The award is a cash grant, given annually.

Source:http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants/2014/red-ochre-award Sighted: 10/12/2013.

Winners

2016 winner Vicki Couzens Fellowship
2015 winner Gary Foley For outstanding contributions to the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts, both nationally and internationally
2013 winner For contribution to Aboriginal Arts David Gulpilil Prize: $50, 000
2012 winner Warren Williams
2011 winner Archie Roach
2011 winner Archie Roach
2010 winner Michael Leslie For his outstanding lifelong contribution to the recognition of Indigenous Arts in Australia and around the world.
2009 winner Gawirrin Gumana
2008 winner Doris Pilkington Garimara
2006 winner Tom E. Lewis
2005 winner Seaman Dan
1999 winner Justine Saunders
1998 winner Bob Maza
1997 winner Jimmy Chi
1996 winner Maureen Watson
1995 Rita Mills
1995 Ina Mills
1995 Cessa Mills
1993 inaugural winner Eva Johnson
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