• 20 November 2021

    Gerwyn Davies at Museum of Sydney

    A new body of work by Gerwyn Davies will be on display in ‘Iridescent’, opening 4 December 2021 at the Museum of Sydney. In this new series, the artist responded to the museums, historic houses and gardens which are cared for by the Sydney Living Museums and the NSW State Archives. In 12 large-scale photographic […]

  • 18 November 2021

    Ben Quilty at Tweed Regional Gallery

    A new exhibition featuring works by Ben Quilty has opened at Tweed Regional Gallery. ‘At Home – Margaret Olley & Ben Quilty’ presents a collection of recent works by Quilty alongside some of Margaret Olley’s late-career still life and interior paintings. In 2020, Quilty like so many artists, was influenced by the Covid lockdown environment […]

  • 13 November 2021

    David Griggs reveals life-size Lion at Sydney Town Hall

    Earlier this week, David Griggs unveiled the final lion installation in the globally recognised Tusk Lion Trail. The British charity whose Royal Patron is HRH The Duke of Cambridge, launched 47 life-sized lion sculptures onto the streets in iconic locations worldwide including the UK, the US, Dubai, Nairobi, New Zealand and lastly in Sydney. The ‘Civilian […]

  • Gerwyn Davies with Chanel bag, photo by Gerwyn Davies (as featured in Harper's Bazaar November 2021)
    5 November 2021

    Gerwyn Davies in Harper’s Bazaar

    Gerwyn Davies is featured in the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar Australia/New Zealand. Wearing costumes made especially for the fashion spread, the artist is featured in a curated ‘It’ handbag editorial. Playing upon the textures and colours of the bags, Davies created a series of bright and bold costumes and photographs. Alexander English’s accompanying article […]

  • 3 November 2021

    Lottie Consalvo commission at MAP : Mima

    ‘Why Can’t We Just Do Something Beautiful’ is a new video work by Lottie Consalvo, now on display at the newly opened Multi-Arts Pavilion, mima (MAP mima) in the Macquarie Lake Arts Precinct. This site specific video work was commissioned for the ‘Node’ section of the Pavilion, which comes alive after dark. In the video, […]

  • 3 November 2021

    Laura Patterson in the 2021 Hawkesbury Art Prize

    Congratulations to Laura Patterson who is a finalist in the 2021 Hawkesbury Art Prize with her work, ‘Ballanjui fern specimens’. Established in 2011, the Hawkesbury Art Prize is a non-acquisitive art award that celebrates and promotes art in the Hawkesbury/Western Sydney region of NSW. The prize is awarded to a collage or painting that is […]

  • 22 October 2021

    Victoria Reichelt in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Art Award

    Congratulations to Victoria Reichelt who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Art Prize with her work, ‘Self Portrait as Parent’. Named in memory of artist Portia Geach, this prestigious prize celebrates excellence in portraiture painting by Australian women artists. Describing her painting, Victoria notes that ‘Self Portrait as Parent’ […]

  • 22 October 2021

    Jacqueline Hennessy in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Award

    Congratulations to Jacqueline Hennessy who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Art Prize with her work, ‘Untitled (what happens to the heart)’. Named in memory of artist Portia Geach, this prestigious prize celebrates excellence in portraiture painting by Australian women artists. Winners will be announced 3 November, 2021. The […]

  • Victoria Reichelt, Corrugated Horror, 2018, oil on linen, 42 x 42 cm
    20 October 2021

    Victoria Reichelt at Warrnambool Art Gallery

    Victoria Reichelt’s work, ‘Corrugated Horror’, has been included in the new group exhibition at Warrnambool Art Gallery, ‘Black & Gold’. Bringing together works from both private collections and the Warrnambool Art Gallery collection, this exhibition references the symbolism of the consumer world and questions how we perceive value through the juxtaposition of the colours, black […]

  • 14 October 2021

    New to Protégé – India Mark

    Jan Murphy Gallery is pleased to announce India Mark as the newest addition to the protégé program. Working predominately in still life, India Mark’s paintings analyse composition, light and the textural qualities of ordinary objects. Working tonally and from life, Mark gently prods the tension points between visual depth and flatness, colour and shadow. “The […]

  • 7 October 2021

    Archibald Prize 2021 Regional Tour exhibits Natasha Bieniek, Keith Burt, Lucy Culliton & Richard Lewer

    Works by a selection of finalists from the 2021 Archibald Prize, will be on display as part of the Archibald Prize 2021 regional tour. Portraits by Jan Murphy Gallery represented artists Natasha Bieniek, Keith Burt, Lucy Culliton and Richard Lewer were included in this year’s prize. The regional tour commences 8 October 2021 and continues […]

  • 7 October 2021

    Louise Tate in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

    Congratulations to Louise Tate who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize with her work, ‘Warmer weather’. Held every 2 years, this coveted prize celebrates excellence in contemporary painting and attracts entries from across Australia. The winner will be announced 19 November and the the exhibition of finalists […]

  • 7 October 2021

    Robert Malherbe in Artist Profile

    To celebrate the Robert Malherbe’s 2021 exhibition, ‘Feeling is everything’, Artist Profile have re-shared an essay about the artist first published in issue 37 (2017). In the article, writer Judith Pugh discusses the artist’s beginnings in animation, his travels through Europe, creative process and eventual movement into full-time painting. To read the article, please click […]

  • 6 October 2021

    Lucy Culliton live on AGNSW ‘The Artist Speaks’ series

    Gain rare insights into Lucy Culliton’s creative practice in a lively online conversation with Marie Stoljar, host of Talking with Painters. The Artist Speaks live series will delve into the stories behind Lucy’s incredible entries in the Archibald, Sulman and Wynne Prizes over the last decade, and offers attendees a rare opportunity to ask questions […]

  • 2 October 2021

    Richard Lewer in Art Toi Magazine

    An article about Richard Lewer has been featured in Art Toi Magazine, is now viewable online. Emily Cormack’s feature article explores Lewer’s work and his fascination with the world of coded practices and personal exposure. Cormack writes that “The desire to connect with others through his own misfortune or discomfiture has been a constant throughout […]

  • Image credit: Monica Rohan, ‘Mon and Mitch’, 2021, oil on board, 92.0 x 61.0 cm
    24 September 2021

    Monica Rohan awarded highly commended in 2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize

    Congratulations to Monica Rohan whose entry in the 2021 Brisbane Portrait Prize has been awarded a highly commended. Rohan’s entry in the prize, ‘Mon and Mitch’, is a self-portrait with her husband and fellow artist, Mitch Donaldson. The exhibition of finalists is current at the Brisbane Powerhouse until 31 October. Brisbane Portrait Prize Brisbane Powerhouse […]

  • 4 September 2021

    Gerwyn Davies in Good Weekend

    An article on Gerwyn Davies has been featured in Good Weekend magazine. In the article penned by Jane Albert, Gerwyn discusses his early life, his career thus far and what the future holds for his artistic practice including a major new exhibition opening at Sydney Living Museums in December, 2021. To read the article on […]

  • Artist portrait of Monica Rohan. Photography by Mitchell Donaldson
    27 August 2021

    Monica Rohan workshop at HOTA

    Monica Rohan will be facilitating a workshop as part of HOTA Gallery’s ‘Lyrical Landscapes – Responding and Making Sessions’ education program. Occurring over two dates in September, the workshop will invite students to play and experiment with the landscape genre – through drawing, painting and photography. Lyrical Landscapes – Responding and Making Sessions Monica Rohan […]

  • 6 August 2021

    Louise Tate on The Design Files

    An interview with Louise Tate has been featured on The Design Files. Visiting her new studio space in Collingwood, writer Sasha Gattermayr speaks to Louise about her evolving art practice, process and themes that run through her work. To read the article, ‘Painting Gentle, Hopeful Utopias With Louise Tate’ on The Design Files website, please […]

  • Install view of 'Stories from Homedale'. Image courtesy of Mudgee Arts Precinct.
    31 July 2021

    Guido Maestri at Mudgee Arts Precinct

    Congratulations to Guido Maestri, who has been honoured with the inaugural exhibition at the newly opened Mudgee Arts Precinct, in regional NSW. For the last year Guido has travelled back to his hometown of Mudgee to create a series of dynamic landscape paintings that are imbued with a connection to his formative years. The exhibition explores memories of his […]