Congratulations to Heidi Yardley who is a finalist in the Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award with her work The black veil. Established in 2001, this biennial award and exhibition boasts a major prize $15,000. The winner will be announced at the official opening on 20 September.
Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award
Hazelhurst Arts Centre
20 September – 17 November
Image credit: Heidi Yardley The black veil 2019 charcoal on primed paper 110.0 x 84.0 cm
____________09.08.19 Victoria Reichelt at Bendigo Art Gallery and Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Congratulations to Victoria Reichelt who has been announced as a finalist in both the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize with her work Take Away Horror and Still: National Still Life Award 2019 with Styrofoam Horror and Corrugated Horror.
The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize awards the winner an acquisitive cash prize of $50,000. The winner will be announced at the opening on Thursday, 19 September.
While the biennial Still: National Still Life Award, focuses on celebrating the still life genre across all mediums.
The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize
Bendigo Art Gallery
14 September – 8 December
Still: National Still Life Award
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
20 September – 30 November
Image credit: Victoria Reichelt Take Away Horror 2018 oil on linen 102.0 x 102.0 cm
____________03.08.19 Louise Tate in the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize
Congratulations to Louise Tate who has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize. In April this year the protégé artist commenced a short-term residency at the NARS Foundation in New York City. Tate’s entry to the prize was produced during her residency in New York. Open to emerging artists, the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize champions innovation and excellence within traditional, contemporary and new media genres.
The winner of the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize will be announced at the official opening on 13 September, 2019.
The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize
10 September – 21 December
Image credit: Louise Tate in her studio. Photo: Tatanja Ross
____________03.08.19 ‘Quilty’ and ‘Olley – A Generous Life’ Up Late at QAGOMA
Visitors to QAGOMA can this month experience the Quilty and Olley – A Genouous Life exhibitions after dark with the return of the Up Late program. Featuring events every Friday night during August, the Up Late program offers audiences an opportunity to attend live music, performances and talks in the heart of the gallery.
The Quilty and Olley exhibitions currently on show at QAGOMA, were also recently featured and reviewed in the Sydney Morning Herald and online media outlet, The Conversation.
Image credit: Quilty installation at AGSA Photo: Grant Hancock