• 3 July 2024

    Natasha Bieniek and Amber Wallis finalists in Geelong Contemporary Art Prize

    Congratulations to Natasha Bieniek and Amber Wallis who have been shortlisted for the 2024 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize. The prestigious acquisitive prize is judged this year by José Da Silva (Director, UNSW Galleries), Jane Devery (Senior Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art) and Jason Smith (Director & CEO, Geelong Gallery). The winner will be announced on […]

  • 22 June 2024

    Betty Muffler finalist in NATSIAA 2024

    Congratulations to Betty Muffler who has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2024 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) with her work, ‘Ngangkari Ngura – Healing Country’. Painted in a monochromatic palette, Betty captures and represents her deep connection to Country and their Tjukurpa (cultural heritage of past, present and emerging). […]

  • 22 June 2024

    Zaachariaha Fielding collaboration with Romance Was Born

    Zaachariaha Fielding collaboration with Romance Was Born The new collection by Romance Was Born was created in collaboration and inspired by Zaachariaha Fielding and his radically joyful and storied paintings. ‘The Nothing, Resort 25’ collection debuted at Australian Fashion Week and is slated for release in late 2024. The full collection can be viewed online […]

  • 22 June 2024

    Betty Muffler at Institute of Modern Art

    Betty Muffler is featured in the exhibition Duty of Care at the Institute of Modern Art. In partnership between the Institute of Modern Art and Griffith University Art Museum, Duty of Care explores familial, institutional, and professional care; care and gender; care and race; care and medicine; artists as healers; and extreme care. Part One […]

  • 18 June 2024

    Keith Burt and Mark Tweedie finalists in Darling Portrait Prize 2024

    Congratulations to Keith Burt and Mark Tweedie who have been announced as finalists in the National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Portrait Prize 2024. The Darling Portrait Prize is awarded every two years to an Australian portrait painter, in tribute to Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG. The prize offers a platform for artists to explore the […]

  • 12 June 2024

    Richard Lewer featured in The Art Of…

    Richard Lewer has spoken with the ABC for the new TV series The Art Of… Lewer and show host Naamila Benson, discuss if art can help us accept our failures and shortcomings. Benson talks to  singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer, artists Yhonnie Scarce and Richard Lewer, and jazz musician Audrey Powne to answer this question. The episode, […]

  • 7 June 2024

    Laura Jones wins Archibald Prize 2024

    Congratulations to Laura Jones, winner of the Archibald Prize 2024 for her portrait of Tim Winton. In 2016, Laura Jones undertook an artist residency to study the bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef, leading to her exhibition Bleached.  Afterwards, she met acclaimed author and conservationist Tim Winton at an environmental advocacy event. ‘I was amazed by […]

  • 1 June 2024

    Michael Cook at RISING Festival

    Michael Cook’s ‘Invasion’ series is featured in ‘The Black Infinite’ at RISING Festival in Melbourne. Presented by Fed Square and RISING and co-curated by Kate ten Buuren and Kimberley Moulton, ‘The Blak Infinite’ is a site for sharing first peoples connections to the cosmos, political constellations and futures. Across multiple venues at Fed Square, viewers […]

  • 30 May 2024

    2024 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize finalists

    Congratulations to the following artists who are finalists in the 2024 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Natasha Bieniek (Archibald, Sulman and Wynne Prize) Zaachariaha Fielding (Sulman and Wynne Prize) David Griggs (Archibald Prize) Laura Jones (Archibald and Sulman Prize) Iluwanti Ken (Sulman Prize) Guido Maestri (Archibald Prize) Amber Wallis (Sulman Prize) The winners will be […]

  • 9 May 2024

    Zaachariaha Fielding, Iluwanti Ken and Laura Patterson finalists in Hadley Art Prize

    Congratulations to Zaachariaha Fielding, Iluwanti Ken and Laura Patterson who have been selected as finalists in the Hadley’s Art Prize. The awards celebrate the best contemporary Australian landscape artists working within a two dimensional medium. The awards can be seen at Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart TAS, from 03 – 25 August 2024 with the winners […]

  • 8 May 2024

    Marina Strocchi finalist in Omnia Art Prize

    Congratulations to Marina Strocchi who has been selected as a finalist for the Omnia Art Prize and Exhibition. The exhibition aims to highlight the best of Australian contemporary art across a range of mediums and is open to established and emerging Australian artists. Winners will be announced on 24 May. Congratulations and good luck to […]

  • 8 May 2024

    Martin Smith at Logan Art Gallery

    Martin Smith is now showing ‘Dodging chainsaws’ at Logan Art Gallery. Included among five new exhibitions at the gallery, the retrospective exhibition covers the past 20 years of Smiths art told through text, images, and photographs. Smith’s technique of cutting and erasing surface pigments to create a subtext, or over-writing his images in a prosaic hand form the […]

  • 2 May 2024

    Betty Muffler finalist in National Works on Paper Award

    Betty Muffler has been announced as a finalist in The Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s National Works on Paper Award (NWOP). Established in 1998 the awards celebrate artists across Australia who specialise in drawing, printmaking, digital prints and paper sculpture. The winner of the 2024 National Works on Paper award will be announced on Saturday 31 […]

  • 13 April 2024

    Gerwyn Davies at Tweed Regional Gallery

    Gerwyn Davies is featured in the exhibition ‘synergy: identity, portraiture and the moving body’ at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. ‘synergy: identity, portraiture and the moving body’ presents a group exhibition of four Australian-based artists who explore personal and cultural forms of identity. The works in this exhibition span and transcend multiple […]

  • 13 April 2024

    Drew Connor Holland finalist in Blake Art Prize

    Congratulations to Drew Connor Holland who has been selected as a finalist for the 68th Blake Art Prize with his petite 10 x 10cm work ‘angels keep empty spaces where something can be left’ 2023. One of Australia’s longest-standing and most prestigious prizes, the finalists of the biennial exhibition were selected from over 600 entries. […]

  • 11 April 2024

    Natasha Bieniek & Victoria Riechelt finalists in Bayside Painting Prize

    Congratulations to Natasha Bieniek and Victoria Reichelt who have been announced as finalists in the 2024 Bayside Painting Prize! The Bayside Painting Prize is a celebration of contemporary Australian painting. The finalist exhibition brings together a broad range of artists, both established and lesser known, whose varied approaches to the painted medium conveys the breadth […]

  • 9 December 2023

    Iluwanti Ken, Richard Lewer and Betty Muffler in NGV Triennial

    Major works by Iluwanti Ken, Richard Lewer and Betty Muffler are all currently included in the NGV TRIENNIAL. This year’s Triennial features 120 artists, designers, and collectives at the forefront of global contemporary practice across four levels of NGV International. NGV TRIENNIAL National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 3 December – 7 April 2024 Image details: […]

  • 9 December 2023

    Monica Rohan wins The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize

    Congratulations to Monica Rohan, winner of The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting 2023! The triennial art prize celebrates excellence and innovation in the watercolour medium. All finalists work can be seen at Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art and Design, Brisbane. The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting QCA Galleries, […]

  • 23 November 2023

    Lincoln Austin wins ‘Art for life’ award at the 2023 Queensland Regional Art Awards

    Congratulations to Lincoln Austin for winning the ‘Art for life’ award at the 2023 Queensland Regional Art Awards. The Queensland Regional Art Awards (QRAA) is an annual visual arts prize and exhibition for established and emerging artists living in regional and remote Queensland. Lincoln’s winning work titled ‘I saw myself in you wondering how did […]

  • 11 November 2023

    Monica Rohan on the cover of Good Weekend

    Be sure to pick up your copy of Good Weekend’s annual ’52 Weekends Away’ issue with Monica Rohan’s glorious painting ‘Break through, hold gently, Diamond Head, Birpai Land’ gracing the cover! The annual issue once again highlights some great mini-breaks and getaways across Australia. Good weekend is available in today’s Sydney Morning Herald, The Age […]