Helen Pynor’s success continues. Helen is the recipient of an Australia Council Studio in London.
Helen proposes to undertake research that follows on from her PhD research, in the art-medicine area, at numerous London museums of medical science/surgery and at the Wellcome Collection.
Other important news: Helen has been developing a collaborative project with Melbourne artist Peta Clancy around organ transplantation and the questions of subjectivity that it raises, their proposal has been accepted culmonating in a 3 month residency at SymbioticA in Perth (the art-biosciences research laboratory). At SymbioticA they plan to learn techniques of microsurgery that will allow them to undertake a specific element of their collaborative project, as well as exploring the conceptual questions underlying the project.
Image: Milk ( tea-tree ) 2009 detail
More exciting news for Marian Drew , Marian is the recipient of the an Australia Council Residency 2010 in Brooklyn New York for 6 months at ISCP (International studio & curatorial program )Image: Emu with Drawn Bowls 2009
Marian Drew and Charles Robb have been selected for the University of Queensland National Artists’ Self Portrait Prize to be To be opened by Elizabeth Ann Macgregor Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and judge of the 2009 Prize. Other Australian artists who have been shortlisted for the prize include:
Rick Amor (VIC), Del Kathryn Barton (NSW), Lyndell Brown & Charles Green (VIC), Peter Churcher (VIC/Spain), Lucy Culliton (NSW), eX de Medici (ACT), Julie Dowling (WA), McLean Edwards (NSW), Leah Emery (QLD), Shaun Gladwell (NSW), Cherry Hood (NSW), Linde Ivimey (VIC), Leah King-Smith (QLD), Sam Leach (VIC), Lindy Lee (NSW), Rhys Lee (VIC), Fiona Lowry (NSW), Gabriella & Silvana Mangano (VIC), Amanda Marburg (VIC), Dani Marti (NSW/UK/Spain), Tim McMonagle (VIC), TV Moore (NSW), Dennis Nona (QLD), Scott Redford (QLD), Luke Roberts (QLD), Julie Rrap (NSW), Darren Siwes (SA), Martin Smith (QLD), Christian Bumbarra Thompson (VIC), Alick Tipoti (QLD, Judy Watson (QLD), William Yang (NSW), Heidi Yardley (VIC)
The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize highlights The University of Queensland’s commitment to developing a National Collection of Artists’ Self-Portraits.
Friday 27 November 2009 – 24 January 2010
Image above : Charles Robb, Seed 2009
Image : Marian Drew, Genevieve (detail )
Congratulations to Giles Alexander and Neil Haddon on being shortlisted for the Stan + Maureen Duke Art Prize
Image: Giles Alexander, Untitled, Oil and Resin on Polyester Canvas
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.
JUDGE: Andrew Frost art critic
and writer and presenter of The Art Life on ABC1
Official opening and judges announcement Saturday December 12
exhibition closes Sunday February 14 2010