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Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize - Gala Launch Night Tickets on Sale Now

BY Angie | 22-Jun-2012
Join us in celebrating 10 years of the prestigious Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize at the South Australian Museum. The black tie gala launch on Friday 20 July will include the presentation of prizes and the first opportunity to purchase artworks. This is the richest natural history art prize in Australia, with prize money totalling $114,500.

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Exhibition : Shot in the Heart of Melbourne

BY Roz McQuillan | 22-Jun-2012
This is a group show of Red Bubble photographers' images of Melbourne.

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new gallery for hire - Carlton Victoria Australia

BY Michael Bula | 22-Jun-2012
Multi-use fully renovated building available gallery space in the heart of Carlton very close to the Melbourne CBD

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TAP FILM NIGHT

BY TAP gallery | 22-Jun-2012
TAP FILM NIGHT - FRIDAY 29 JUNE 7.30PM Short Films: Video Games Kid, PICANTE a tale of miss understandings, MATJANTA COMMUNITY, African History Films By: Camilo Haley, 'MY ADDICTION', 'LOVE HURTS' By Miya Yamamouchi & Artists Anonymous Show 2012 Filmed By Chofo.

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Collectable. Notorious. "Hyperpollock!"

BY Mark Hanham gallery | 21-Jun-2012
Mark Hanham is a talented, successful young artist, who decided to go against the grain and establish his own gallery in the heart of Crown Street, Surry Hills, Sydney. Changing the very nature of artist representation as well as the face of the Australia’s own "Chelsea"- Crown Street in Surry Hills, Mark is nothing if not avant-garde. Not even a year since it opened, the gallery is proving to be a great success.

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Invite to opening night for Elements art exhibition

BY Amy Martin | 20-Jun-2012
You are invited to the official opening night for Elements Friday 22nd June 7pm 13 Rosebed St, Eudlo All welcome, opening speeches at 7.30pm, drinks & nibbles served please RSVP (confirmations only) to rosebedadmin@bigpond.com or call the gallery on 54573780

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URBANIZED SCREENING + PANEL

BY design100 | 20-Jun-2012
Presented by Speakeasy Cinema and design100 as a fundraiser for Open House Melbourne. Gary Hustwit ('Helvetica', 'Objectified') takes on the City in 'Urbanized'. Urbanized is the concluding chapter in director Gary Hustwit's documentary trilogy about design. The first, 'Helvetica', concerned the alternatively revered and reviled typeface of its title. The second, 'Objectified', broadened its scope to examine the sometimes invisible ubiquity of design in the objects around us. Finally, 'Urbanized' expands the horizons of the series once more to examine the design of the places 75% of people on Earth will be living in by 2050: cities.

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Performers wanted - Melbourne Library Service

BY Melbourne Library Service | 20-Jun-2012
Are you a musician, dancer or storyteller interested in a library event gig? We'd love to hear from you.

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Melbourne Design Awards 2012 - Monthly design industry networking events

BY Melbourne Design Awards | 20-Jun-2012
Monday 16 July 6-8pm. In the lead-up to the judging event in July for the Melbourne Design Awards, design100 are hosting monthly design industry networking events at Design Central - Comme. At these events we will be showcasing the shortlisted entries that have come in. So, as well as it being a chance to get together with peers, It is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure for your projects, so get your entries in, and come along and have a drink with us!

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ArtBeat Photographic Show

BY melton.vic.gov.au | 19-Jun-2012
The 2012 ArtBeat Festival Photographic Show invites all photographers to enter. Three $1,000 prizes under three categories are on offer. A children's prize of art materials to the value of $300 is available.

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Artfelt Art Prize is now in it's 3rd year

BY Artfelt Art Prize | 18-Jun-2012
Artists are invited to submit works in all mediums responding to the theme 'On light and darkness' and all artists will be rewarded with promotion of their work online and in a commemorative book published at the completion of the exhibitions. This year the Gala Opening for the Finalists exhibition will be hosted in the historic Northern Rivers Community Gallery in Ballina on September 7th 6pm-8pm. There will also be a 'Salon de Refuse' exhibition hosted at the iconic Serpentine Gallery in Lismore.

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40th Anniversary Tuesday Talks - Helen Brack on John Brack’s The Queen

BY The Ian Potter Museum of Art | 18-Jun-2012
Artist and teacher Helen Brack, will speak on John Brack’s The Queen (1988), a recent donation to the University of Melbourne Art Collection by Helen Brack. The Potter presents a series of 40th Anniversary free talks to celebrate the rich and diverse exhibition program to be presented on the third Tuesday of the month until November 2012.

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Aimee Boschet is a Los Angeles based Photographer specializing in Conceptual Portraiture & Moodscapes

BY Aimee Boschet | 18-Jun-2012
For me, capturing beautiful images is what continually inspires me. I love to work outdoors in nature and have the beauty of the landscape as my backdrop. My style is best described as "ethereal", "atmospheric" and somewhat "haunting". Each... photograph is meant to evoke an emotion and tell a story... My hope is that these photographs will help bring a completely new outlook of just how expressive a child can be.

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Gestuelles - The art of transmission by Aboriginal desert women

BY Aboriginal art exhibition in Sydney & Public floor talks | 18-Jun-2012
From Wednesday, 20 June until Wednesday, 18 July 2012 Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, 100 Murray Street, Darling Harbour 2000, NSW Celebrating France’s role in the development and recognition of Australian Indigenous art, the exhibition Gestuelles - The art of transmission by Aboriginal desert women presents works of Aboriginal women painters from desert communities where the emergence of acrylic painting and the understanding of women’s role have significantly been encouraged by prominent French women anthropologists.

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NO CURE MAGAZINE IS NOW LOOKING FOR ARTISTS TO FEATURE IN THE NEXT ISSUE

BY NO CURE MAGAZINE | 18-Jun-2012
No Cure is an Australian based online flipbook magazine bursting with creativity featuring new products, designer profiles, creative studio spaces, industry and business strategies, typography, tips and tutorials, and events happening around the globe.

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Exhibition invitation Warlukurlangu Artists

BY Art Atrium | 18-Jun-2012
Judy Napangardi Watson, Shorty Jangala Robertson, Paddy Japaljarri Sims, Paddy Japaljarri Stewart, Liddy Napanangka Walker, Bessie Nakamarra Sims & others. Exhibition launch to be opened by Pat Corrigan AM. 6.30pm-8.30pm Thursday 21 June 2012

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ART EXPO Brisbane 13 -15 July

BY rodd craig | 18-Jun-2012
The Art Expo is an exciting, brand new event supporting the continued growth in all facets of the Arts across 3 cities in 2012. The Art Expo format caters to all people in the hope of demystifying the world of art and creating a new wave of artists, collectors and arts enthusiasts.

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Avant Card - Artist Project

BY Avant Card | 15-Jun-2012
Art is integral to everything we do at Avant Card, and as such we take great pleasure in providing exposure for emerging artists by producing beautiful works of art on our postcards and also distributing them to our national venue network. The punters love us for this and in turn we love giving artists a vehicle to showcase their talent. Our aim is to promote diversity – and successful images are chosen based on their ability to inspire, intrigue or inform the general public. You art must look like it belongs on a postcard, it has to be special and it has to stand out.

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design100 - a platform of programs that will increase design literacy encourage business outcomes and create legacy

BY design100 | 15-Jun-2012
This will be done through creating recognition platforms for designers and commissioners of design, celebrating their work and partnerships, opening communication between designers and the marketplace and providing thought leadership on how design will shape the future.

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New Art Contest Web site - Listing Art Contests for Graphic Designers

BY Art Comps | 15-Jun-2012
Art Comps is a new web site designed specifically to list different types of art contests and calls for artists for graphic designers. Our site is designed to bring all sorts of art contests together on one easy to browse web site.

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Stroke Alt Delete - An Online Community Art Project

BY Mosaic Republic | 15-Jun-2012
“Stroke Alt Delete” is an innovative community 'online' art project that Mosaic Republic is running in partnership with the National Stroke Foundation. It is quite unique and experimental insofar as it uses various social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, to engage people to make important project decisions via information sharing, feedback and online voting.

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Commune, Construct, Convey

BY Marie Schoenmaker | 14-Jun-2012
This months program brings three artists into the Conduit Arts space to commune, construct and convey their ideas. To view the artist developments join us at the opening on July 4th from 6pm till 9pm

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La Fête de la Musique - Make Music Melbourne

BY The Alliance Française de Melbourne | 14-Jun-2012
Fête de la Musique is the largest international live music event in the world! Developed by the French Government in 1982, Fête de la Musique is held in 450 cities across the globe on the very same day each year – 21 June. The aim of the event is to make music everywhere, to celebrate music and to expose as many people to music as possible.

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2 NEW EXHIBITIONS - 1. THE PILBARA – PAINTINGS FROM THE YINJAA-BARNI ART CENTRE + 2. EDWARD BLITNER – STORIES FROM MY GRANDFATHER

BY Japingka Gallery | 13-Jun-2012
The Pilbara - Yinjaa-Barni Artists - Gallery1 Opens June 15, 2012 Yinjaa –Barni Artists are traditional owners from the Fortescue River region, and their paintings depict the remarkable country of the Pilbara in Western Australia’s north-west. The contrasts of the harsh environment with the hidden gorges of cool water, the seeds and flowers bursting out after rain, are moments that belong to the great Creation stories of the Marrga. This exhibition is presented in association with Yinjaa-Barni Art Centre. Edward Blitner –Stories from my Grandfather - Gallery2 Opens June 15, 2012 Edward Blitner started painting with his grandfather. He says of this time, "My grandfather would be painting on bark and we kids would sit around him and watch him grind the ochres and mix the colours. After a while he would tell us the story for that particular painting and also teach us the songs and dance for that story. When he was in a very good mood, he let us paint the sides of the bark painting. That was my start.

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Leslie Eastman at Nellie Castan Gallery

BY Nellie Castan Gallery | 13-Jun-2012
Leslie Eastman’s exhibition Chronology comprises a series of time objects, mechanisms addressing the deceptively simple fact of our presence in and perception of the world. Referencing the histories of Kinetic and Op Art, these temporal devices question the subject of time and the time of the perceiving subject.

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PLENTY OF TIME LEFT TO ENTER THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD PHOTOS1440 CHALLENGE

BY Access Public Relations | 13-Jun-2012
Entries have flooded into this year’s The Sydney Morning Herald Photos 1440 Challenge 2012, with more than two weeks remaining before registrations close on June 28.

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'Someone's Daughter ' - Entry for Moran Art Prizes 2012

BY Psari | 13-Jun-2012
The flowers are part of the idea of the child - adulthood play and not a botanically correct image. In fact most of the painting is painted very loosely as not to distract from the idea. A flower or leaf painted to precisely would distract and draw attention to the fact that it is painted so well. Only the eyes should capture you, the viewer and arrest you, so that all else just becomes a play in time and space. PSARI 2012

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Storylines Festival - are the stolen generation and refugees both just a number?

BY Storylines Festival | 13-Jun-2012
LANDMARK CULTURAL EVENT TO SHOWCASE MINORITY STORIES. Parade Theatre Kensington & Bondi Pavilion from 31 July. bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company in association with Tamarama Rock Surfers & Parade Theatres presents STORYLINES FESTIVAL 2012 – a four week celebration of diversity that challenges Australian art and theatre by providing a powerful, creative voice to minority cultures whose stories often go unheard.

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Mortimore Prize in Melbourne

BY Mike Coward | 11-Jun-2012
The Mortimore Prize to be hosted by the AGRA Gallery in Camberwell.

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Bourne - Do you remember love

BY Bourne | 08-Jun-2012
Bourne is Australian Songstress Alex Bourne and Composer / Producer Niko Stoessl. Distinguished and elegant, yet dark and earthy. Watch the video clip here.

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Melbourne Design Awards 2012 - Monthly design industry networking events

BY design100 | 08-Jun-2012
In the lead-up to the judging event in July for the Melbourne Design Awards, design100 are hosting monthly design industry networking events at Design Central - Comme.

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The Temple Of Art - Oil Painting Sale

BY The Temple Of Art | 08-Jun-2012
Due to lack of studio space, we have made a special offer for a series of unique oil paintings, which were completed in 2008.

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Collisions - A new dance work by The Delta Project

BY Arts Access Victoria | 08-Jun-2012
The Delta Project is a company made up of deaf and hearing dancers
The work explores the concept of "Collisions".
On the surface, no identifiable difference but in our daily lives the gap is exposed. It is not a reflection on disability/ability but on how any two worlds separated by a language barrier, experience and ways of living come together. In the merging of two cultures, we explore the effects of when two worlds collide.

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Food and Wine Exhibition

BY Alex Thorpe | 07-Jun-2012
Ingredients for an exhibition. It’s a feast for the eyes; an exhibition dedicated to food and wine.

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BINDJAREB PINJARRA

BY ILBIJERRI Theatre Company | 07-Jun-2012
…a comedy about a massacre? It’s deadly.

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TOHOKU – Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers

BY Japan Foundation | 07-Jun-2012
The destruction of the Tohoku region by the earthquake was reported across the world. But what do we know of the region’s history and cultural background?

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Todd Whisson Exhibiting at Red Hill Gallery June 2012

BY Red Hill Gallery | 07-Jun-2012
“The challenge of capturing the fleeting light and ambience nature offers is what influences my work.” Todd Whisson

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Jamie Boyd's Family Dynasty

BY Red Hill Gallery | 07-Jun-2012
This month we present an insight into the life and world of Jamie Boyd a 5th generation Boyd from a family of artists considered as art royalty in Australia with a heritage of artists dating back to the early 1800 hundreds.

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Dwell - A solo exhibition

BY Sue Beyer | 07-Jun-2012
Thursday 21 June - Wednesday 18 July Redland Art Gallery Capalaba

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Travel Sketch Tour to France

BY Erin Hill | 06-Jun-2012
Sketch in Paris for a week and another in South of France this September. All abilities welcome to join our small escorted Tour with Erin Hill.

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