• 12 December 2020

    Lara Merrett at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery

    Lara Merrett was recently commissioned to create a new artwork for Shoalhaven Regional Gallery’s summer exhibition, WONDER + DREAD: Art in the Land of Weather Extremes. Renowned for her large scale works, Merrett’s WONDER + DREAD commission will respond to “the recent Shoalhaven fires by exploring the ‘precious, delicate, rare and raw’ landscape left behind […]

  • 12 December 2020

    Ben Quilty at Cairns Art Gallery

    This exhibition brings together two of the artist’s works, ‘Fairy Bower Rorschach’ from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection and ‘Kuta Rorschach No. 2’ from the Bendigo Art Gallery collection. With the Rorschach works, Quilty selects images of tourist destinations with a dark history behind them, reworks them, creating works that delve further […]

  • 3 December 2020

    Monica Rohan in Brisbane City installation ‘Sunny Side Up’

    Monica Rohan’s work is currently featured in Brisbane City’s Outdoor Gallery exhibition ‘Sunny Side Up’. Consisting of light boxes, vitrines and digital projections, the ‘Sunny Side Up’ exhibition presents art in public spaces around Brisbane City. Monica Rohan’s artworks can be seen installed in the light box display in Fish Lane, South Brisbane. The artist […]

  • 25 November 2020

    Ben Quilty featured in Juxtapoz

    Ben Quilty’s recent solo exhibition ‘Still life after the virus’ has been featured in Juxtapoz magazine online. Writer Sasha Bogojev explores the artist’s latest body of work, referencing his major influences and creative response to the global pandemic. To read to the article, please click here.  Image credit: install photography by Mark Sherwood.

  • 12 November 2020

    Mark Tweedie in the John Stringer Prize

    Protege artist, Mark Tweedie, is a finalist in the 2020 John Stringer Prize with his work One is the loneliest number (Misery Beach). Established in 2015 in honour of the late John Stringer, this award commissions six artists to create new work from which the winning artist will be determined by a secret ballot. The artists […]

  • 7 November 2020

    Jason Fitzgerald in the Blacktown City Art Prize

    Jason Fitzgerald has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 Blacktown City Art Prize with his work ‘Concertinaed technicolor’. Now in its 25th year, the Blacktown City Art Prize is an open themed award with a prize pool of $20,000. The winners will be announced 28 November. Blacktown City Art Prize 28 November – […]

  • 31 October 2020

    Victoria Reichelt survey exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery

    Victoria Reichelt’s survey show, Archive, is now open at Tweed Regional Gallery. This exhibition presents works spanning Victoria’s 20 year-long career, highlighting her dedication to the documentation of transitional spaces and endangered artefacts. Tweed Regional Gallery will be hosting a talk with the artist in conversation with Susi Muddiman OAM on Friday 11 December. Spaces […]

  • 17 October 2020

    Adam Pyett at Tweed Regional Gallery

    Adam Pyett will be featured in the forthcoming group exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery, ‘Margaret’s House’. This exhibition will present key works by Margaret Olley alongside new paintings by Adam Pyett, Nicholas Harding and Pam Tippett. The artists were invited to explore the re-creation of the Margaret Olley’s home studio at Tweed Regional Gallery and […]

  • 16 October 2020

    Jason Fitzgerald in the 2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

    Congratulations to Jason Fitzgerald who has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize with his work, ‘Keeping it together’. Jason is among 56 emerging and established artists shortlisted out of a total of 844 entries. With 2020 marking the 20th anniversary of the award, this year’s prize will be judged […]

  • 15 October 2020

    Lottie Consalvo and Robert Malherbe in the Paddington Art Prize

    Congratulations to Lottie Consalvo and Robert Malherbe who have been announced as finalists in the Paddington Art Prize with their works ‘The Seas End’ and ‘Canola Fields’. The Paddington Art Prize is an acquisitive award for paintings inspired by the Australian landscape. The winner will be announc‪ed at the opening on 29 October. ‬ Paddington […]

  • 8 October 2020

    Lucy Culliton interview with Richard Morecroft

    Lucy Culliton has been interviewed by Richard Morecroft for his Youtube series ‘Exhibition – with Richard Morecroft’. Discussing her new exhibition, ‘Stay warm, be cool,’ Richard explores the artist’s “affectionate nostalgia and celebration of the ordinary and utilitarian” – themes which lie at the core of the artist’s paintings. To watch the video, please click […]

  • 6 October 2020

    Keith Burt wins the Brisbane Portrait Prize

    Congratulations to Keith Burt who has been announced as the winner of 2020 Brisbane Portrait Prize (Lord Mayor’s Prize) with his work, ‘Urban artists’. Keith’s painting is a portrait of Matthew and Daniel Tobin – founders of Urban Art Projects. The Brisbane Portrait Prize is open to any artist with a connection to Brisbane with […]

  • 3 October 2020

    Victoria Reichelt in the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

    Congratulations to Victoria Reichelt who has been shortlisted for the 2020 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize with her work, ‘Australian Landscape (smiley) 4′. Launched in 2017, this annual prize aims to advance opportunity for both emerging and established female artists. Open to artists from across Australia working in any medium, this award boasts a major […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 September 2020

    Heidi Yardley in the Paul Guest Prize

    Heidi Yardley has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 Paul Guest Prize with her work ‘Always the same ghost’. Held biannually at Bendigo Art Gallery, this award celebrates contemporary drawing, attracting entries from all over Australia. This year’s prize will be judged by Lesley Harding, Artistic Director of Heide Museum of Modern Art […]

  • 3 September 2020

    Juz Kitson in Artguide

    An interview with Juz Kitson has been featured in the Sept-Oct edition of Artguide. Writer Tiarney Miekus discusses Kitson’s installation-based works, how they are developed and the themes driving the artist’s practice. Touching on her current exhibition, Kitson notes, “My latest exhibition, The Future is your Ocean Oyster, reveals a series of freestanding and wall-mounted […]

  • 27 August 2020

    Monica Rohan in the Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize

    Congratulations to Monica Rohan who is a finalist in the 2020 Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting with her work A bit much. This non-acquisitive prize celebrates excellence and innovation in the watercolour medium and boasts a major prize of $20,000. Shortlisted finalists will have their entries exhibited in the Grey Street Gallery […]

  • 20 August 2020

    Heidi Yardley and Marina Strocchi in the National Works on Paper Prize

    Congratulations to Heidi Yardley and Marina Strocchi who have been both announced as finalists in the 2020 National Works on Paper Prize. Heidi Yardley entered Strangers to ourselves and Marina Strocchi The Escarpment – Kangaroo Valley V. With a long history, this prize attracts leading artists from across Australia working in fields of drawing, printmaking, […]

  • 30 June 2020

    Monica Rohan at Redland Art Gallery

    Monica Rohan’s 2016 work, Head up shoulders back, is featured in new exhibition Redland Art Awards: Works Acquired 2006 – 2018 at Redland Art Gallery. During the recent temporary closure of the Redland Art Gallery, this year’s awards were unfortunately cancelled. But with the gallery having now re-opened, Redland Art Gallery are presenting an exhibition […]

  • 30 June 2020

    Adam Lester’s ‘Islands’ featured in the Courier Mail

    Adam Lester’s new exhibition, Islands, was recently featured in Q Weekend in the Courier Mail. In the article, writer Phil Brown explores the creative motivation behind Islands, delving into the artist’s thought process in producing the works. A keen surfer, Adam is often inspired by his travels and this body work was particularly influenced by […]