• 12 June 2021

    Natasha Bieniek and Ben Quilty in ‘Finding the Archibald’ ABC documentary

    Natasha Bieniek and Ben Quilty will feature in a new ABC documentary series ‘Finding the Archibald’. As the Archibald celebrates its centenary with an ambitious exhibition, Archie 100, the series honours the artists who have made the Archibald Prize what it is today. In the series, host Rachel Griffiths travels around Australia exploring the history […]

  • 9 June 2021

    Natasha Bieniek in Archie 100 exhibition

    Natasha Bieniek’s luminous portrait of Wendy Whitely, can be seen in Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize, on now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Bieniek’s portrait of Whitely was a finalist in the 2016 prize. “Arranged thematically, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize unearths fascinating stories behind more than […]

  • 27 May 2021

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize finalists

    Congratulations to the following artists who have been announced as finalists in the 2021 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Natasha Bieniek (Archibald Prize) Keith Burt (Archibald Prize) Lucy Culliton (Archibald and Sulman Prize) Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken (Wynne Prize) Tjungkara Ken (Wynne Prize) William Mackinnon (Archibald and Wynne Prize) Guy Maestri (Wynne Prize) Robert Malherbe (Wynne […]

  • 22 May 2021

    Natasha Bieniek at Linden New Art

    Natasha Bieniek’s solo exhibition, ‘Halcyon’, is now open at Linden New Art, Melbourne. This show brings together a suite of Natasha’s miniature oil paintings that have not been seen together before, including the work ‘Biophilia’, which won the Wynne Prize in 2015. “These artworks are dense in detail and reflect my ongoing interest in the […]

  • 6 May 2021

    Natasha Bieniek on ABC Radio National

    Natasha Bieniek has been featured on the Art Show on ABC Radio National. In the interview, Bieniek discusses and unpacks her photo realistic painting practice. Widely renowned for her depictions of nature and famous gardens, Bieniek also explains how she brings these images to life through the miniature size format. Click here to listen to […]

  • 17 September 2020

    Archibald and Wynne Prize Finalists

    Congratulations to the following artists who are finalists in the 2020 Archibald and Wynne prizes. Natasha Bieniek (Wynne Prize) Lucy Culliton (Archibald and Wynne Prize) William Mackinnon (Archibald Prize) Guy Maestri (Archibald and Wynne Prize) Monica Rohan (Archibald Prize) The winner of the Archibald and Wynne prizes will be announced 25 September. Archibald, Wynne and […]

  • 20 February 2020

    Natasha Bieniek in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald

    Natasha Bieniek was recently featured in an article by Andrew Stephens in The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. The article explores Bieniek’s dedication to miniature painting and sheds light on the artist’s unique approach to bringing this tradition into the present. To read the article, please click here.  Image: Natasha Bieniek   Peak #1 (Hong […]

  • 20 February 2020

    Natasha Bieniek 2020 Darling Portrait Prize Finalist

    We are excited to announce that Natasha Bieniek is a finalist in the inaugural 2020 Darling Portrait Prize, the National Portrait Gallery’s new annual prize for painting. The winner of the $75,000 Darling Portrait Prize will be announced on 5 March, with the finalists going on show to the public the following day. Darling Portrait […]

  • 30 August 2019

    Natasha Bieniek in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

    Congratulations to Natasha Bieniek who has been announced as a finalist in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize with her work ‘Biopod #1’. 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. The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting […]

  • 11 May 2019

    Natasha Bieniek receives Highly Commended in the Wynne Prize 2019

    Congratulations to Natasha Bieniek, who has been Highly Commended in the Wynne Prize 2019 for her work, Reflection. Bieniek won the Wynne Prize in 2015 and is also a finalist in this year’s Archibald Prize. Natasha Bieniek will have an exhibition with Victoria Reichelt at Jan Murphy Gallery in November this year. Wynne Prize 2019 […]