Congratulations to Dana Harris has won the $10,000 non-acquisitive Yering Station Sculpture Award for Location, a site specific installation work using cotton, jute, material & twine. Dana’s work was selected by a judging panel including Heide Museum of Modern Art director Jason Smith, RMIT’s Andrew McInneny and Monash University Museum of Art’s Geraldine Barlow.
We’re very proud to announce Helen Pynor is the winner of the RBS Award.
Her amazing triptych Milk , the work is divided into 3 panels, Tea Tree, Bird’s Nest Fern and Wattle and will now form part of the corporate collection of the Royal Bank of Scotland in Australia
Helen was shortlisted along with many of Australia’s top artists including Sam Leach,Jackson Slattery , Natalie Ryan, Deidre But-Husaim, Victoria Reichelt Laith McGregor, and Reko Rennie
Helen receives a cash prize of $15,000, an around the world airline ticket and a coveted place in an international artistic development program. Their work will also form part of the RBS Australia corporate art collection alongside previous winners such as Petrina Hicks (08), Arlo Mountford (07) Trent Parke (06) Julie Fragar (05) and Lionel Bawden (04).
Congratulations again to Victoria Reichelt for a round the world ticket and $2000 for winning the Employees Choice Award, for her work Spectrum
The finalists’ works will remain on public view in the foyer of the RBS tower in Phillipo Street Sydney until the 30th October
The Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize is an acquisitive art award and exhibition, open to all forms of art media except photography. This Prize is managed by Gold Coast City Art Gallery and began its life in 1968 with the inaugural Gold Coast Art Prize. The prize entered a new era in 2007 with the support of the Stan and Maureen Duke Foundation.
Neil Haddon exhibition Broken 2009
Louise Blyton exhibition Cloak 2009
Daniel Dorall has just received a research publication grant from Monash University to fund my exhibition ‘Line’ – which will continue his exploration of the maze in a two-dimensional setting, through finished rendering of the negative spaces of mazes – from maze objects created in 2005.
Daniell will be having a solo exhibition titled Simpang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The exhibition ‘Simpang’ or crossroads, is Dorall’s second international solo exhibition after exhibiting at The Kiosk, Project Room in Christchurch, New Zealand in May 2008. The exhibition will be held in conjunction and funded by the Bombay Sapphire Art Projects (BSAP) at Valentine Willie Fine Art, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. BSAP is a mini art festival created with the aim to encourage and support artists in developing ideas and exploring new directions in their practice. Bombay Sapphire Art Projects 2009 (BSAP09) looks out for interesting and challenging work especially by emerging artists from Malaysia. The aim is to encourage and support artists in developing ideas and exploring new directions in their practice. The programe hopes to promote the exchange of ideas, cultures and practices among artists and their audience. Exhibition opens 3rd December and will go on until the 19th, for anyone who is going to be on that side of the world.
Image Distance (detail )
Hannah Bertram participated in an exhibition Decadence & Decay The Mansion Project held at Paul Robeson Galleries Rutgers University New Jersey USA.This exhibition consists of works by contemporary artists who have responded to this site, literally and metaphorically: Hannah BERTRAM, Sarah BLISS, Chakaia BOOKER, Corinne May BOTZ, Sonya CLARK, Beth DOW, Raeford DWYER, Sara JONES, Lisa M. KELLNER, and Montana TORREY. The above work Something 2009 is dust, marble dust, absence installation , variable dimensions
Exhibition Dates 15 October – 13 November
We are pleased to announce Neil Haddon is the winner of the 2009 Whyalla Art Prize, South Australia. The Wyhalla Art Prize has developed into a significant award with prize money of $25,000 and is seen as an important exhibition of contemporary arts in Australia.
Congratulation to Juan Ford (above image : Juan Ford A Glitch in the System (detail )Neil Haddon and Louise Blyton. They have all been shortlisted for the Shilo Project curated by Dr Chris McAuliffe. Neil Diamond’s 1970′s iconic album features a connect the dots portrait and over 100 artists have been invited to particpate and make their own version to be exhibited from November 2009 til April 2010.
Juan Ford is also undertaking a Bundanon Residency in May 2010. The Bundanon Trust artist in residence program is now in its 10th year. It has established a reputation for providing a creative inspirational space for artists from all disciplines to focus on their practice. The program supports artists’ new work, research and collaborations. Up to 200 artists a year participate in the residency and event program either through application or invitation. The program fosters artists and musicians in all stages of their careers, from emerging to professional, and is open to both national and international applicants.
Shaun O’Connor Untitled (freedom or death)
Congratulations to Shaun O’Connor, his work Untitled (freedom or death) that was exhibited in Neo Goth in 2008 at the University of Queensland Art Museum has just been acquired by the University of Queensland Art Museum.
Image: Shuan O’Connor Untitled (freedom or death) 2008 installation Neo Goth at the UQ Art Museum