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AN AMAZING DECEMBER AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 29-Nov-2017
You have to come and view this auction , full of rare and unique items from numerous estates and various important collectors. All the items have low estimates and all are priced to sell. View Saturday 2nd December 11am to 4 pm , Monday 4th December 12 noon to 6pm, auction starts at 6.30pm , see more on our website www.aaauctions.com.au

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YAJA 2017 Winners Announced

BY Young Art Journalism News Feed + Awards | 23-Nov-2017
Thanks to our committed Judging Panel members, the results are in. This year YAJA has been enhanced by another category to recognise students who embrace the use of digital media to further engage with readers who are interested in all things Arts & Culture - the YAJA target audience.

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OPEN STUDIOS, annual event featuring Printmaking and Painting

BY Lisa Sewards | 12-Nov-2017
STUDIO #Artist Proof opens its doors once a year providing an insight into the visual arts practice of Printmakers and Painters Trudy Rice, Lisa Sewards and Anastasia Nikakis.

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MELBOURNE CUP AND AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS TWO GREAT EVENTS IN NOVEMBER

BY AMANDA ADDMAS AUCTIONS | 01-Nov-2017
ANOTHER AMAZING AUCTION AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS AS ALWAYS , ART, ANTIQUES ARTEFACTS, ALL AFFORDABLE, SEE MORE AT www.aaauctions.com.au

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Trompe L'ou

BY Marcus Johnson / Victorian College of the Arts | 30-Oct-2017
Trompe L'ou is a variation on the French term Trompe-l'œil. It's an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create an optical illusion. Louise Woodmansey is an artist that has been perfecting this technique for many years. Her latest project, in a cafe at the old paper mill in Fyansford, is becoming a real attraction. This short film reveals a remarkable partnership behind the work.

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A Night at the Rock Opera

BY Augusta | 01-Nov-2012
Music legends from all over the country are looking for ways to get involved with YWCA NSW’s A Night At The Rock Opera, resulting in five sensational new performers joining an already stellar line-up raising money and awareness for YWCA NSW’s mentoring and leadership programs for disadvantaged children including Big Brothers Big SistersTM.

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Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards - Animation Winner!

BY Augusta | 01-Nov-2012
The Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA365), the leading initiative for Australia’s best emerging artists, designers, and creatives, has today announced Queenslander Alex Gee as the 2012 recipient of the SOYA365 Animation award.

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COLOURIVSION by Judi Singleton & Peter Ferguson

BY Kylie Greer | 01-Nov-2012
Colourvision is a vibrant and colourful exhibition by artistic collaborators and co-founders of the now infamous Roar Studios, Peter Ferguson and Judi Singleton.

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The Taste of Tweet Success- twitter workshop for writers

BY SA Writers Centre | 01-Nov-2012
Twitter workshop for writers. Prakky can help you raise your profile online and get more people interested in your writing. This workshop is essential for those writers who want to benefit from (and enjoy) the savvy use of social media platforms.

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Introductory Drumming Workshops

BY TaikOz | 01-Nov-2012
Put away the pots and pans and prepare to play a serious set of drums! You can enjoy a 90 minute Introductory Taiko Workshop with TaikOz in Ultimo.

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MARGARITA GEORGIADIS

BY South Hill Gallery GOULBURN | 01-Nov-2012
Margarita Georgiadis "REVERIES" Opening by Cherry Hood Sat 3 November 22pm. Exhibition runs till 18 November. Visit our website for location, hours and images. www.southhillgoulburn.com.au

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FLICKERFEST 2013

BY Augusta | 01-Nov-2012
Flickerfest, renowned as Sydney¹s first outdoor beachside cinema, kicks off the summer movie season under the stars at Bondi Beach in 2013 from 11th-20th January, screening the best short films from Australia and the world in a unique and relaxed summer environment. Once the festival finishes, Flickerfest goes on tour to over 40 venues around Australia. Our Academy®Accredited short film competition & special showcases celebrate the latest in cutting edge shorts from around the world. Welcome to our world of shorts!

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3 exhibitions at Depot II Gallery, Danks Street

BY Lisa Woolfe | 01-Nov-2012
Three exhibitions at Depot II Gallery - Rachel Carroll, Mark Rhodes and Lisa Woolfe, Rachel Carroll, Mark Rhodes and Lisa Woolfe are artists united by the land. In three concurrent solo exhibitions at Depot II Gallery Danks Street, each artist presents their unique view of the landscape. Join the artists for opening drinks on Saturday 17 November 4-7pm Depot II gallery Danks Street 2 Danks Street, Waterloo. Exhibition dates 13-24 November

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CAFFEINE, INK AND PAPER...

BY Cyclone Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Three simple elements which feature in Peter Berner’s deceptively simple observations on the world around him… Caffeine, Ink and Paper is an exhibition of new works from the better-known stand up comic and media personality, kicking off at Cyclone Gallery from 20 November 2012.

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Santina Amato at Mars Gallery

BY Andy Dinan - Mars Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Amato / Blue is seasonally desired. Drawing from the universal symbol for childhood that is heavily surrounded by nostalgia, Blue Is Seasonally Desired is a collection of video sculptures influenced by the sensory experience of the carousel and is the final work that will conclude Amato’s year long investigation into the American carousel. Santina Amato’s initial attraction to the carousel was to explore how she could intertwine a child-like aesthetic into society's perspective of feminine beauty, attraction, sexuality and death.

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Jeremy Kibel at Mars Gallery

BY Andy Dinan - Mars Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Jeremy Kibel / New Works, 2012. Free event to the public
Join Jeremy Kibel in his floor talk presentation, Saturday 24th November, 3.30pm

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Perth Festival 2013

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
2013 Advanced Highlights Release. With just a month to go before our 2013 program launch we are excited to give you a sneak peek at the 2013 Perth Festival, with four stand-out events from four continents, including two Australian exclusives. This is just a taste of what’s in store - our full program will be announced 8pm, Wednesday 7 November and ticket sales for Friends of the Festival open that night.

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Seven Psychopaths - Presented by Hopscotch Films

BY Hopscotch Films | 31-Oct-2012
From the team who created In Bruges, comes Seven Psychopaths, an inventive, violent, hilarious film that retains the deft writing and comically twisted creativity about moralistic criminals that made In Bruges a cult classic.

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Border Art Prize

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
The 2012 Border Art Prize will be exhibited at Tweed River Art Gallery from Friday 30 November 2012 to Sunday 13 January 2013.

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Sydney Design Awards 2012 - Finalists Announced

BY Mark Bergin - design100 | 31-Oct-2012
Congratulations to the 92 Sydney Design Awards finalists. Stage One voting for finalists saw over 3000 votes with over 2000 from industry peers including the 15 strong judging panel and 1200 from the design marketplace. Stage Two voting for winners is now underway with voting closing 12 November.

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Little Treasures exhibition at Pepper Street Arts Centre

BY Alex Thorpe | 31-Oct-2012
Handmade art and craft at affordable prices for Christmas. 25 November - 22 December 2012 Community Launch Event Sunday 25 November 2 pm - 4 pm Free Sausage Sizzle by Eastern Region Men’s shed Free Caricatures by Cartoon Guy - Allan Addams Christmas carols performed by Dolce Recorder Group Artist demonstrations Christmas sweet treats for sale.

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here and there - Prints by Damon Kowarsky

BY On Behalf Of Damon Kowarsky | 31-Oct-2012
The Australian High Commission Islamabad and Rohtas Gallery are pleased to present here and there... Prints by Damon Kowarsky. To be officially opened by HE Mr Peter Heyward, Australian High Commissioner

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WetlandCare Australia - National Art and Photography Competition

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
WetlandCare Australia invites artists and photographers to enter our 6th annual National Art and Photography Competition. Help us promote wetlands and exhibit your work at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Newcastle to celebrate World Wetlands Day on Saturday 2 February 2013.

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Youth Short Dance Fest opens 14 November

BY Geoff Sirmai | 31-Oct-2012
FAST+FRESH DANCE 2012. YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHTS FRESH TALENT! The best and brightest dancers and choreographers in NSW strut their stuff when Form Dance Projects and Riverside present the fifth annual Fast+Fresh Dance Festival this month.

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Nothing Amatuer About Community Theatre

BY Romina Cuello | 30-Oct-2012
After successful productions of Jerry’s Girls in March and Seussical, Jr. in July, Bankstown Theatre Company has embarked on the production of Cosi. This challenging masterpiece by Australian playwright Louis Nowra, under the direction of Arthur Pickering, will be BTC’s final show for 2012.

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Rae Bolotin 'Family Silver' opening soon

BY Sarah Vandepeer | 30-Oct-2012
RAE BOLOTIN has an affinity for metal and her latest pieces incorporate treasured heirlooms – the family silver. BOLOTIN repurposes antiques, converting them according to a contemporary visual language. Elements of line, volume, space, rhythm and structure are explored to create unified and poetic abstract forms. Like the cutlery set they once were, these contemplative objects are mannered, elegant and refined.

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Manyung at Mount Eliza - November Exhibitions

BY Manyung Gallery Group | 30-Oct-2012
We invite you to celebrate an anticipation of summer with our November exhibitions! Showcasing a dynamic collection of works, from high profile artists recognised for their superior talents through national awards and commissions, our November exhibitions are not to be missed.

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Blacktown City Art Prize - Artists' Talks

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 30-Oct-2012
The artists’ talks provide a great chance to hear and question some of this year’s leading artists as they discuss their prize-winning artworks and the judges’ comments about their work.

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Blacktown City Council Artists' Studio Residencies

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 30-Oct-2012
Artists’ studio residencies in Blacktown CBD are available from January 2013. Two studios are available for short term or long term occupancy.

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NDIS – Show your support for artists with disability

BY Arts Access Victoria | 29-Oct-2012
We congratulate Government on its commitment to making the NDIS real in 2013, but we still need your support. Are you an artist or supporter of the arts? Show your commitment to the inclusion of artists with a disability by getting behind this once in a generation reform to the disability system. Your support for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) could make the difference that enables artists with a disability to take part on an equal basis in Australia’s cultural life.

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Adelaide Airport Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures - Entries close October 30th

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 29-Oct-2012
The Adelaide Airport Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition will be run from Wednesday 23rd January to Sunday 3rd February 2013 at Brighton Surf Life Saving Club, Esplanade, Brighton, South Australia.

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Funny, inspiring, outrageous!

BY Catherine Day | 28-Oct-2012
The Award Winning Australian Play by LOUIS NOWRA. What a truly amazing night. I approached the evening with a very open mind and little knowledge of the play. You can imagine my concern when in the opening moments the issues of mental health and Mozart appeared in the opening scenes. I am truly in awe of the director Arthur Pickering for his amazing direction and for the ability of the actors to portray the humanity of the characters.

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Upcoming comedy Bachelorette presented by Hopscotch Films

BY Hopscotch Films | 26-Oct-2012
A group of best friends since high school reunite in Manhattan for the wedding of their pal Becky (Wilson), who they cruelly nickname Pig Face. There's the competitive, Princeton-grad ice-queen Regan (Dunst), who begrudgingly accepts her role as maid of honour despite her horror that her less-attractive friend is getting married before her; cynical wild-child Gena (Caplan), who's determined to confront her high school ex who broke her heart; and the ditzy Katie (Fisher), who is all bubbly exterior until you scratch the surface.

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Faure Requiem - Sing for a Cure

BY CarolineK | 26-Oct-2012
Please join us for this special commemorative fundraising concert for St Vincent's Hospital Cancer Research Centre with the glorious music of Faure Requiem.

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Theatresports® Cranston Cup 2012 Grand Final

BY Geoff Sirmai | 26-Oct-2012
The fresh young bloods of impro comedy are set to challenge the champions of the ‘old guard’ when the Theatresports Cranston Cup reaches its hilarious climax this year. The wittiest, quickest comic minds in the business go nose to nose and toes to toes when at the Enmore Theatre this November 24. But this year the lead-up has featured the best of the new generation as well as former champions. Will the old dogs have new tricks?

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Creative Spaces website in Sydney

BY Jacqui Bonner Marketing | 26-Oct-2012
In their ongoing work to assist artists and the creative industries in finding space, the City of Sydney today announced that it has become the first licensee of the Creative Spaces website, www.creativespaces.net.au

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Kaleidoscope Gallery Presents - Conversations

BY Kaleidoscope Gallery | 26-Oct-2012
Conversation is the cornerstone of human existence. The desire to mark milestones, memories and transitions both physically and symbolically is part of being human. Mary van de Berk

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RED INK ON TOUR WITH NEW SINGLE - EMPTY TOWN

BY Emma Wiking | 26-Oct-2012
Since Red Ink’s first single ‘Audrey’ burst onto the airwaves, MTV and Channel [V] barely three years ago their ascension has been rapid. Blitzing stages locally at Pyramid Rock Festival, Stereosonic, Playground Weekender and internationally at The Great Escape and Liverpool’s Sound City. As well as sharing the stage with Biffy Clyro, Miami Horror and British India, Red Ink have perfected a raucously compelling live show.

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Voices of the Body

BY Fusion | 25-Oct-2012
Fusion Vocal Ensemble, founded by Debra Shearer-Dirié in 2009, has become known around Brisbane for its performances of diverse repertoire with exceptional beauty. Always eager to bring interesting music selections to new audiences, the group's final performance for the year, entitled Voices of the Body, is a collection of choral music inspired by the body, mind, heart and soul, including William Byrd's Ave Verum Corpus (Hail, True Body), and Arvo Part's I Am the True Vine, as well as music by Claudio Monteverdi, John Dunstable, Gerardo Dirié and more.

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Melbourne Sustainability Jam

BY Melbourne Sustainability Jam | 25-Oct-2012
The Melbourne Sustainability Jam is part of a global non profit initiative that will gather people from around the world who are passionate about sustainability, design thinking and collaboration. Fifty cities have already registered to participate. Jams are about DOING, NOT TALKING!

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Gorgeous Festival - November 24th 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 24-Oct-2012
Gorgeous Festival is an annual boutique music, food and wine festival. Gorgeous Festival will commence in McLaren Vale on the Fleurieu Peninsula in 2011 and returns on Saturday November 24th 2012. Like its name Gorgeous Festival is exactly that for the audience member. Not simply a music festival it is an experience of the abundance of our region.

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Give a fine gift this Christmas & support local handmade

BY The Fine Design Market | 24-Oct-2012
Start your Christmas shopping off in style this Christmas at The Fine Design Market. If you are looking for something unique or special for a loved one, family member or friend that will be sure to put a smile on their dial then head down to The Fine Design Market at MC² in Doncaster on Sunday 11 November 2012 & Sunday 9 December 2012.

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ILLUSTRATORS AUSTRALIA AWARDS 2013

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 22-Oct-2012
Illustrators Australia and Australian Creative Magazine proudly present the third Australian & New Zealand Illustration Awards. The awards aim to present the very best of regional illustration and will be judged by top professionals in the fields of advertising, design, publishing and illustration.

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Illustrators Australia Annual 9X5 exhibition "CARNIVALE"

BY Jody Pratt | 22-Oct-2012
Join us for the annual Illustrators Australia 9x5! Starting off with an opening / silent auction and carnivale performances on Friday November 9, 6 - 9pm and continuing with the exhibition and, for the first time, an Illustrators Market on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 (11am - 3pm). Don't miss this amazing opportunity to see original works on 9X5 inch wood under the one roof! For more information and for bidding online go to the IA website.

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2012 Sydney Design Awards Night and Design Christmas

BY design100 | 22-Oct-2012
The Sydney Design Awards represent the diversity and culture of the Sydney design industry. Sydney as a recognised global design city, features both local and international design activity, and the shortlisted entries in the Sydney Design Awards represent an annual snapshot of the sophisticated design culture in the Sydney marketplace.

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