• 16 October 2021

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

    The Finalists for the Archibald Prize 2021 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 will tour regional Australia from 8 October 2021 until 21 August 2022. To book tickets, click here. Here are […]

  • 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

    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 […]

  • Install photogrpahy by Kate Holmes
    30 July 2021

    James Guppy at Tweed Regional Gallery

    Works by James Guppy can be seen in the group exhibition, ‘Shared Knowledge’, now open at Tweed Regional Gallery. This exhibition celebrates the work of the teachers of the Byron School of Art – where Guppy has taught for many years. ‘Shared Knowledge’ Current until 5 December, 2021 Tweed Regional Gallery For more information, please […]

  • 30 July 2021

    Louise Tate in the Splash Watercolour Award

    Congratulations to Louise Tate who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Splash Contemporary Watercolour Award with her work ‘Last night I dreamt I went to the garden again’. Celebrating the medium of watercolour painting, this acquisitive prize will be awarded to three works which will become part of the McClelland Gallery collection. […]

  • 17 July 2021

    Mark Tweedie in the Kilgour Prize 2021

    Congratulations to Mark Tweedie who has been announced as a finalist in the 2021 Kilgour Prize with his beautiful work ‘For now that I am old’. The Kilgour Prize champions innovation in the field of portrait and figurative painting and awards a major prize of $50,000. The winner will be announced at the opening on […]

  • 17 July 2021

    Gerwyn Davies in the Olive Cotton Award 2021

    Congratulations are in order for Gerwyn Davies who is a finalist in the 2021 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture with his work ‘Float’. Established in honour of the late photographer Olive Cotton, this biennial award recognises excellence in photographic portraiture. The winner will be announced Saturday 17 July at the exhibition opening. Olive Cotton […]

  • 15 July 2021

    Jacqueline Hennessy’s ‘Still Life’ featured on Artist Profile

    Jacquleine Hennessy’s solo exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery, ‘Still Life’, features in Artist Profile online. The article reflects on the body of work created during the artist’s Tweed Residency. ‘Still Life’ is current at Tweed Regional Art Gallery until 25 July, 2021. To read the Artist Profile article, please click here.  Image credit: Jacqueline Hennessy, […]

  • Adam Pyett in his studio. Photo by Sean McPhillips
    1 July 2021

    Adam Pyett in NGV web series

    Adam Pyett has been featured in a new web series produced by the NGV. The series explores the work of Australian contemporary artists whose practice has been shaped by the Australian landscape taking inspiration from the exhibition, ‘She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism’ now showing at the National Gallery of Victoria. In this episode, Pyett discusses […]

  • 19 June 2021

    Guy Maestri on ‘Talking with Painters’ Podcast

    Guy Maestri has been interviewed by Maria Stoljar for an episode of the Talking with Painters podcast. The discussion focuses on Maestri’s approach to art making and fascination with the materiality of paint, as well as the AGNSW’s recent acquisition of his work ‘The rain song’ which was a finalist in last year’s Wynne Prize. […]

  • 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 […]