Lucy Culliton is a finalist in the 2018 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award at Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
Lucy was selected as one of 35 finalists for her portrait of her partner, Jamie. Held biennially, the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award offers a $50,000 non-acquisitive prize. The 2018 guest judge is art critic and broadcaster, Dr Andrew Frost, with the winner to be announced at the exhibition launch on Friday 26 October 2018.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Jamie 2018 oil on canvas 200.0 x 100.0 cm
____________26.10.18 People’s Choice Winner – Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018
A.J. Taylor is the winner of the People’s Choice Prize for the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018 at the Caloundra Regional Gallery.
The non-acquisitive $2,500 prize was awarded to Taylor for his work, Sapling forest (morning light) 2018.
Image credit: A.J. Taylor Sapling forest (morning light) 2018 oil on board 101.0 x 82.0 cm
____________26.10.18 Flack Studio Collaboration for Rigg Design Prize 2018
John Nicholson has collaborated with Flack Studio for the Rigg Design Prize 2018 at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. The triennial prize is awarded to an Australian design practice displaying outstanding creative achievements in contemporary design.
Finalists were invited to design a purpose built interior for the prize exhibition, responding to the theme of Domestic Living. Nicholson collaborated with Flack Studio to create their interior titled, We’ve boundless plains to share 2018.
Image credit: Installation view of We’ve boundless plains to share 2018 by Flack Studio, on display in the Rigg Design Prize 2018 at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Photo: Shannon McGrath
____________11.10.18 James Guppy on ABC Radio National
James Guppy has been interviewed by Eddie Ayres for ABC Radio National’s ‘The Hub on Art’ program.
Guppy discusses the inspiration for his new solo exhibition, The Venal Garden, whilst creating a painting in the ABC Radio studio.
Image credit: James Guppy in the ‘The Hub on Art’ studio. Image courtesy of ABC. Photo: Wendy Love
____________11.10.18 Juz Kitson in Artist Profile
Juz Kitson has been featured by Artist Profile in an interview with Emma-Kate Wilson.
Kitson discusses her evolving artistic practice including new drawing work on display as part of group exhibition, Warm Bodies, at Cement Fondu in Sydney.
Image credit:Warm Bodies installation view, 2018, Cement Fondu, Photo: Anna Kucera
____________03.10.18 Julia deVille Interview with Australian Arts Review
Australian Arts Review have interviewed Julia deVille about her multi-faceted artistic practice. The ‘On the Couch’ interview touches on deVille’s long-term project and current exhibition, Wholeness and the Implicit Order at Linden New Art, as well as discussing her inspiration and aspirations for the future.
Image credit: Julia deVille
____________02.10.18 Macquarie University Art Gallery Exhibition
Jason Benjamin, Guy Maestri and Michael Muir are in Mirror Mirror: Portraits from the collection at Macquarie University Art Gallery in northern Sydney.
The exhibition features portraits from the Macquarie University Art Collection of faces both familiar and unfamiliar. Other featured artists include John Brack, Russell Drysdale, Margaret Olley and Judy Watson.
Image credit: Guy Maestri Les Rice 2016 oil on canvas 81.5 x 92.0 cm Macquarie University Art Collection