• Caloundra Regional Gallery (image courtesy of Caloundra Regional Gallery)
    15 June 2021

    Monica Rohan and Gerwyn Davies in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize

    Monica Rohan and Gerwyn Davies have been announced as finalists in the 2021 Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Now in its 16th year, the Sunshine Coast Art Prize attracts entries from artists across Australia. The recipients of the major prize, Highly Commended and artist residency awards will be determined by this year’s guest judge, Renai Grace […]

  • 12 June 2021

    Peter Drew on ABC Radio National

    Daniel Browning recently spoke to Peter Drew about his series of works for Flags 2 on Radio National’s ‘The Art Show’. In the interview, Drew discusses his latest body of work with its focus on challenging ideas of national identity using photographs drawn from the National Archive during the early days of the White Australia […]

  • 12 June 2021

    Laura Patterson and Gerwyn Davies at Museum of Brisbane

    Museum of Brisbane’s upcoming exhibition ‘City in the Sun’ opening 19 June will include works by Laura Patterson and Gerwyn Davies. ‘City in the Sun’ presents works relating to Brisbane’s image as a subtropical oasis of leisure and abundance. As described by the Museum of Brisbane, the showcase of large-scale new contemporary artworks provides “playful […]

  • 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

    Tjungkara Ken in Archie 100 exhibition

    Tjungkara Ken’s 2017 Archibald Prize entry, Kungkarangkalpa tjukurpa (Seven Sisters dreaming), is featured in Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. “Arranged thematically, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize unearths fascinating stories behind more than 100 artworks carefully selected from every decade. It reflects not […]

  • 9 June 2021

    Ben Quilty in Archie 100 exhibition

    Ben Quilty’s 2012 portrait, ‘Captain S after Afghanistan’, is featured in Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. “Arranged thematically, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize unearths fascinating stories behind more than 100 artworks carefully selected from every decade. It reflects not just how artistic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Jan Murphy Gallery artists in HOTA Collects exhibition

    ‘HOTA Collects’ is one of the inaugural exhibitions at the newly opened HOTA Gallery on the Gold Coast. Presenting a snapshot of the City Collection the exhibition includes works by Juz Kitson, Ben Quilty and Victoria Reichelt. The gallery spans 6 levels and on the top floor visitors can see an extraordinary suite of Linde […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Tjungkara Ken – winner of the Roberts Family Prize 2021

    Congratulations to Tjungkara Kanytjupai Ken who has been announced as the winner of Roberts Family Prize 2021 with her work ‘Seven Sisters’. The Roberts Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Prize is an annual prize of $10,000 awarded to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artist for their work entered into the Wynne Prize. “I […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Martin Smith in Artlines Magazine

    Martin Smith’s work, ‘Fix it up’, has been featured in the latest issue of Artlines magazine. Produced in 2010, the artist recently gifted this work to the QAGOMA collection. In the article, writer Ellie Buttrose delves into the theme behind ‘Fix it up’. Through the juxtaposition of photographic imagery and cut lettering, this work touches […]

  • 1 June 2021

    Ben Quilty in the Sydney Morning Herald

    Ben Quilty’s 2009 Archibald Prize portrait of Jimmy Barnes, ‘There but for the grace of God no. 2’ has been featured in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the article, writer Louise Rugendyke touches on 6 renowned subjects, exploring the unique experience of sitting for the Archibald. In discussing his experience sitting for […]

  • 1 June 2021

    Keith Burt in the Sydney Morning Herald

    Keith Burt’s 2019 Archibald Prize work, ‘Benjamin Law: happy sad’ has been featured in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the article, writer Louise Rugendyke touches on 6 renowned subjects, exploring the unique experience of sitting for the Archibald. In discussing his experience sitting for his portrait with Burt, Benjamin Law noted that, […]

  • 1 June 2021

    Lucy Culliton on ABC News

    Lucy Culliton has been featured on ABC News discussing her 2021 Archibald and Sulman Prize artworks. In the interview, Culliton shares her thoughts on being a finalist in the Archibald, which is in its 100th year. Culliton’s entry, ‘Self (bogong moth jumper)’, is a self-portrait of the artist wearing a jumper made and designed by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2021

    Peter Drew in the Sydney Morning Herald

    An article featuring Peter Drew has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the article, writer Kerrie O’Brien explores the origins of Drew’s AUSSIE posters whilst also touching on the creative outcomes that came from his delving into the National Archives of Australia. Drew’s posters can currently be seen in the exhibition ‘We Change […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2021

    Linde Ivimey at HOTA and Bundaberg Regional Gallery

    A suite of works by Linde Ivimey will be featured in the opening exhibition program at HOTA, Gold Coast. As part of the ‘HOTA collects showcase’, Ivimey’s works will be presented in, ‘Linde Ivimey: Objects Within’ on level 5 of the new gallery. This curated exhibition brings together works from both the artist and HOTA […]

  • 29 April 2021

    Victoria Reichelt in HOTA Collects exhibition

    Victoria Reichelt’s work will be presented in ‘Hota Collects’ at the new HOTA Gallery (Home of the Arts) Gold Coast, opening on 8 May. The exhibition will present a snapshot of the growing HOTA collection which consists of over 4,500 works. To give insight into works from their collection, HOTA have made a fascinating short […]

  • 17 April 2021

    Monica Rohan in the 2021 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

    Congratulations to Monica Rohan who is a finalist in the 2021 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize with her work, ‘Tug’. Launched in 2017, the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize aims to advance opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. 2021 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 15 – 30 May Ravenswood School for Girls […]