• 11 May 2022

    Victoria Reichelt in the 2022 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize

    Congratulations to Victoria Reichelt who is a finalist in the 2022 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize with her work, ‘Henry (after Betty)’. This acquisitive award celebrates contemporary painting practice in Australia. 2022 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize 25 June – 11 September, 2022 Geelong Gallery 55 Little Malop Street, Geelong For more information, please click here.  Image […]

  • 11 May 2022

    Lucy Culliton featured on ‘Landline’

    Lucy Culliton has been featured on ‘Landline’ on ABC TV. The episode titled ‘Paddock Painter: Capturing the beauty of the Monaro region on canvas’ features Culliton at her home on the Monaro in NSW. The region has provided Lucy with endless subject matter from her garden of flowers she has cultivated to the menagerie of […]

  • 6 May 2022

    Tjungkara Ken and Yaritji Young in the 2022 NATSIAA

    Congratulations to Tjungkara Ken and Yaritji Young whose collaborative work has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2022 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards. This annual award presents the diversity of contemporary indigenous art, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices nationwide within the visual arts. The major prize winners will be announced […]

  • 6 May 2022

    Marina Strocchi in the 2022 National Works on Paper Prize

    Congratulations to Marina Strocchi who is a finalist in the 2022 National Works on Paper Prize with her work, ‘Elgee Park’. Established in 1998 by the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, this acquisitive award supports and promotes contemporary Australian artists working on or with paper. The winner will be announced 13 August. National Works on Paper […]

  • 5 May 2022

    2022 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize finalists

    Congratulations to the following artists who are finalists in the 2022 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Natasha Bieniek (Archibald Prize) Keith Burt (Archibald Prize) Lucy Culliton (Wynne Prize) Juz Kitson (Wynne Prize) Richard Lewer (Archibald Prize) Robert Malherbe (Archibald Prize) Leslie Rice (Sulman Prize) The winner of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes will be […]

  • 20 April 2022

    Monica Rohan in Art Collector magazine

    A feature article on Monica Rohan has been published in the 100th issue of Art Collector magazine. Louise Martin-Chew’s article, ‘Into an abyss’, touches on the artist’s most recent body of work which brings the landscape and natural environment into stronger focus. For more information about this issue of Art Collector, please click here.  Image […]

  • 13 April 2022

    Lucy Culliton in the Guardian and Sydney Morning Herald

    Articles featuring Lucy Culliton are currently available to read online on the Guardian Australia and Sydney Morning Herald websites. In the Guardian article, writer Nigel Featherstone discusses the ups and downs of working in regional Australia with Culliton and two other artists. In the Sydney Morning Herald, Elizabeth Fortescue delves into Culliton’s recent body of […]

  • 1 April 2022

    Guido Maestri and Peter Drew at the National Gallery of Victoria

    Works by Guido Maestri and Peter Drew are currently featured in ‘WHO ARE YOU: Australian Portraiture’ at the National Gallery of Victoria. Bringing together an array of portraits from the NGV and National Portrait Gallery collections, this exhibition presents and questions the many ways artists represent likeness through the medium of portraiture. Visitor’s to the […]

  • Richard Lewer in his studio, photo by Andrew Curtis
    25 March 2022

    Richard Lewer commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales

    Congratulations to Richard Lewer who is one of nine artists commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales to create a major new work for the art museum campus which will open in late 2022. Overlooking Sydney Harbour, the Art Gallery’s expansion, known as the ‘Sydney Modern Project’, will be one of the most […]

  • 17 March 2022

    Fiona Hiscock wins 2022 Muswellbrook Art Prize for ceramics

    Congratulations to Fiona Hiscock, who has won the ceramics award in the 2022 Muswellbrook Art Prize with her work, ‘Royal Park Refuge’. Hiscock’s entry will now become part of the Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre permanent collection. As described by the artist, “This work aims to reflect the fragility, beauty and value of remaining remnant bush […]

  • 11 March 2022

    Zaachariaha Fielding at the National Gallery of Victoria

    Work by Zaachariaha Fielding is can be seen on display in ‘QUEER: stories from the NGV collection’ at the National Gallery of Victoria. Featuring over 400 artworks, this exhibition delves into the NGV collection from a queer perspective, shedding light on untold stories across a range of different media. ‘QUEER: stories from the NGV collection’ […]

  • 1 March 2022

    Richard Lewer and Linde Ivimey works on display at Rockhampton Museum of Art

    Works by Richard Lewer and Linde Ivimey are currently on display at the newly opened Rockhampton Museum of Art. Showcasing works from the Rockhampton Museum of Art collection, visitors can see Lewer’s ‘Confessions’ and Ivimey’s ‘Eat Me Alice’ on display in the Museum’s first exhibition, ‘Welcome Home’. For more information, please click here. Image credit: […]

  • 18 February 2022

    Adam Pyett in the 2022 Len Fox Painting Prize

    Congratulations to Adam Pyett who is a finalist in the 2022 Len Fox Painting Prize. This biennial acquisitive prize aims to recognise and celebrate the work of Australian artists whose work has a strong engagement with colour and light, connections with international developments in art and connections with cultures of diverse regions and peoples. This […]

  • 13 February 2022

    Linde Ivimey at Bundaberg Regional Gallery

    Recent works by Linde Ivimey are currently on display in ‘Form’, now open at Bundaberg Regional Gallery. ‘Form’ brings together key sculptural works from the Bundaberg Regional Galleries Collection. Unveiled in this exhibition are two sculptural pieces, ‘Magdalene’ and ‘Monte Carlo’, which were recently donated by the artist to the Bundaberg Regional Gallery collection. ‘Form’ […]

  • 12 February 2022

    Zaachariaha Fielding in Vault Magazine

    An article on Zaachariaha Fielding is featured in issue 37 of Vault Magazine. The written piece by Blake Lawrence explores the artist’s multidisciplinary practice, touching on his connection to the APY lands and the inclusion of his work in the forthcoming exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, ‘Queer: Stories from the NGV Collection’ (opening […]

  • 8 February 2022

    Richard Lewer at Bunjil Place

    Richard Lewer will be featured in the forthcoming group exhibition at Bunjil Place, ‘One foot on the ground, one foot in the water’. Curated by Travis Curtin, this exhibition will feature a range of artists who use their practice to explore the subject of mortality and the link between life and death. ‘One foot on […]

  • 5 February 2022

    Monica Rohan at Outer Space

    Monica Rohan’s moving image artwork can be seen in the new exhibition, ‘Location, Location, Location’, now open at Outer Space Brisbane. Shown as part of an ongoing series curated by Alice Maia Rezende, Monica’s work ‘Familiar/Topple’ (2019) will be projected on the Judith Wright Arts Centre façade until the 13th of February. Alice Maia Rezende […]

  • 30 January 2022

    Richard Lewer at Orange Regional Gallery

    Richard Lewer’s work can be seen in group exhibition, ‘The Arena’, now open at Orange Regional Gallery. Exploring sport as a subject in contemporary art, visitors to the exhibition can see the artist’s 2016 Basil Sellars Art Prize winning work, ‘The theatre of sports’. ‘The Arena’ Orange Regional Gallery Current until 13 March For more […]

  • Lottie Consalvo. Photo by Alana Landsberry
    26 January 2022

    Lottie Consalvo in House & Garden Magazine

    An article featuring Lottie Consalvo can be seen in Australian House & Garden magazine. Presented in the feature by writer Elizabeth Wilson, is the seaside Newcastle-based home the artist shares with husband and fellow artist, James Drinkwater. Exploring the unique living space, the artist discusses its story and the art-filled walls along with her own […]

  • 23 December 2021

    Summer closure

    Jan Murphy Gallery will be closed for our annual summer break from 24 December until 1 February 2022. From all of us at the gallery, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Image credit: Leonard Brown, ‘Rainy night NYC at the Ziegfeld theatre — for the director’s cut of Lawrence of Arabia’, 2015, […]