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(From Bulletin Wire)
Gold Coast artist Wayde Owen is a self-taught painter who began studying art only this year and is happy just to have been "hung".
But on Thursday the 28-year-old walked away with the prestigious Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship.
The scholarship, named after the artist who died in 1992, is now in its seventh year.
It includes a prize of $25,000 and a three-month residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris.
Owen, who won the scholarship for his painting titled California Quail, said he was happy just to have been a finalist.
"I don't know what to say. I'm overwhelmed," said Owen,, …