Ben Quilty has released a new book titled Home: Drawings by Syrian Children. The publication features a collection of drawings by Syrian children reflecting on their forsaken homeland, with a foreword penned by Richard Flanagan.
Home: Drawings by Syrian Children
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia, 2018
Soft cover, 304 pp, fully illustrated, colour
26.5 x 24.5 cm
ISBN: 978 0 14379 154 6
Available $45 + $20 postage & handling.
Proceeds from the sale of this book will directly support World Vision’s Child Friendly Spaces, early childhood and basic education projects in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.
Please email or phone the gallery on +61 7 3254 1855 to purchase this item.
____________22.08.18 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2018
John Nicholson is as a finalist for the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2018 to be held at the Deakin University Art Gallery.
The annual acquisitive prize and exhibition awards one outstanding entry $10,000, with the work becoming a part of the Deakin University Art Collection. Nicholson was selected for his work, A small whale 2018.
Image credit: John Nicholson A small whale 2018 acrylic and acrylic mirror 65.0 x 53.0 x 20.0 cm
____________15.08.18 Julia deVille in The Design Files
The Design Files’ Lucy Feagins visited Julia deVille in her Melbourne home which sits above her studio and showroom.
Julia’s living and work spaces are filled with plenty of her own works, as well as an array of treasured trinkets and antiques.
Image credit: Inside Julia deVille’s Collingwood home. Image courtesy of The Design Files. Photo: Amelia Stanwix
____________08.08.18 Lucy Culliton in Art Collector
Lucy Culliton features in the Melbourne Art Fair 2018 Special Edition of Art Collector.
In an interview with Helen McKenzie, Culliton discusses the garden scenes and still lifes that form her solo exhibition with Jan Murphy Gallery at Melbourne Art Fair 2018.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Bibbenluke, autumn 2018 oil on canvas 247.0 x 186.0 cm
____________22.08.18 2018 John Leslie Art Prize
Jason Benjamin, Natasha Bieniek, Adam Pyett and A.J. Taylor have all been selected as finalists for the 2018 John Leslie Art Prize at the Gippsland Art Gallery in Sale, Victoria.
The acquisitive prize awards $20,000 to the best landscape painting with the winner to be announced by Wellington Shire Council Mayor, Cr. Carolyn Crossley, at the official opening on Friday 21 September 2018.
____________23.08.18 ABC TV’s ‘The Mix’ at Spring 1883
ABC TV’s ‘The Mix’ visited The Hotel Windsor in Melbourne for Spring 1883. In Episode 27, arts reporter Lisa Skerrett explores the unique fair, including Jan Murphy Gallery’s suite.
Image credit: Juz Kitson You me and everything in between 2018 Dehau porcelain mounted on treated pine 53.0 x 74.0 x 60.0 cm
____________22.08.18 John Nicholson in 2018 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
John Nicholson is a finalist in the 2018 Woollahra Small Sculpture for his entry, Whale vision 2018. The prize recognises innovation and diversity in an original, freestanding sculpture measuring up to 80 cm in any dimension.
The 2018 finalists have been selected by guest judges: Michael Lynch AO CBE and Amanda Love, Director, Love Art.
The winner of the $20,000 acquisitive prize will be announced on the exhibition opening night to be held 19 October 2018.
Image credit: John Nicholson Whale vision 2018 acrylic and acrylic mirror 80.0 x 80.0 x 52.0 cm
____________08.08.18 Heidi Yardley in Brisbane News
Heidi Yardley’s solo exhibition, Drifters, has been featured in an article by Phil Brown for Brisbane News, which explores how Yardley’s investigation into the countercultural era of the 1960s and 70s has influenced her most recent body of work.
Image credit: Heidi Yardley Time and time again 2018 oil on board 18.0 x 15.0 cm
____________08.08.18 Fiona Lowry in Kilgour Prize 2018
Fiona Lowry is a finalist in the Kilgour Prize 2018 at Newcastle Art Gallery for her work, We will know more than ever 2018.
The annual prize for figurative and portrait painting awards a $50,000 major prize, with the 2018 prize being judged by Lauretta Morton, Director, Newcastle Art Gallery; Judith Blackall, Curator and Manager, National Art School Gallery and Matthew Tome, Artist and Head Teacher, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.
Image credit: Fiona Lowry We will know more than ever 2018 acrylic on canvas 123.0 x 101.5 cm
____________08.08.18 Danie Mellor at Campbelltown Arts Centre
Danie Mellor features in a group exhibition commemorating the 30th anniversary of Campbelltown Arts Centre.
We are all connected to Campbelltown (one way or another) presents new commissions and existing works that engage with the history, place and people of Campbelltown and the Macarthur region. Artists include Suzanne Archer, Blak Douglas, Heath Franco, Anna McMahon, Claudia Nicholson and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.
Image credit: Danie Mellor The sound of a dream in the forest 2018 chromogenic print on metallic photographic paper 160.0 x 267.0 cm overall (4 panels, irregular)