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One Prize - One Winner Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize 2017

BY Nicole Maggs | 10-Aug-2017
Noosa Regional Gallery invites contemporary Australian artists to submit works for entry in to the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize. One Prize - One Winner $3000. People’s Choice Award $1000
People’s Choice Award is proudly sponsored by Friends Noosa Regional Gallery. All entries open l 11 August 2017. Application close I 24 September 2017. #drawingprizeNRG #Pencilart #drawing #drawingprize #artprize #contemporarydrawing #charcoahl #pastelart #pencilart #sketch #sketching #charcoaldrawing #pendrawing

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Studios for rent at Space Tank

BY Holger Dielenberg | 10-Aug-2017
Space Tank Studio has studios for rent for Makers, artisans and product developers.

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Make Winter Electric: Interview with Kate Sellars-Jones

BY Maggy Liu / University of Melbourne | 09-Aug-2017
If you are finding it difficult to face the dreary Melbourne landscape this winter, perhaps what you are missing is a beautiful scarf from Things Are Electric to provide that extra pocket of warmth and brilliant pop of colour to brighten your day. Recently, I had the pleasure to chat to the owner and designer of the brand, Ms Kate Sellars-Jones, about her passion for art, the inspiration behind her latest collection as well as her entrepreneurship journey. @ThingsAreElectric #ThingsAreElectric @things.are.electric

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La Trobe University Student Series ‘Mashed Up’ Releases 10 August

BY Melbourne WebFest | 07-Aug-2017
In Melbourne WebFest's fifth anniversary year, the La Trobe University interns documented the experience of being a festival intern. When the simple task of creating the annual mash up of Official Selection series go awry, can this year’s team pull it together in time for the festival? They say being an intern can be hard but being a Melbourne WebFest intern might just be deadly. #MelbWebFest #MashedUp #WebSeries #LaTrobeUni @MelbWebFest @Latrobe

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Curator of everything. A portrait of a regional gallery owner and his team.

BY Marcus Johnson / VCA Graduate | 04-Aug-2017
Lavish openings, fine champagne, well-informed and wealthy buyers pushing their credit cards at you. As they say, it’s a tough job but somebody’s got to do it. I wish, at times, that was my job.

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BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 02-Aug-2017
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Meditation on “The Usefulness of Art” is music for our times

BY Diana Wolfe | 01-Aug-2017
Acclaimed Melbourne jazz composer and musician Adam Simmons returns to fortyfivedownstairs for four nights in August, with a rare opportunity to experience his The Usefulness of Art suite performed by a world-class 20-piece ensemble. The concerts will be the first time The Usefulness of Art has been performed by the Adam Simmons Creative Music Ensemble alongside an art installation by Filipino sculptor Diokno Pasilan and featuring costumes by Christine Crawshaw.

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Things are Electric - Scarf designs created by artists

BY Things are Electric | 27-Jul-2017
Things are Electric emerged from the KSJ Design Studio in Melbourne Australia, in 2012, as an avenue for the owners to foster their love of art, painting & print design. The scarf designs are created by the artists in our studio, with the final prints coming to fruition with any combination of painting, illustration, photography and digital techniques. @ThingsAreElectric #ThingsAreElectric #scarves

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Press release: Eight Finalists announced for Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 24-Jul-2017
Eight outstanding young dancers have been selected to progress to the Final of the Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship on Sunday 30 July. #sydneyeisteddfod @sydeisteddfod

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A Tale of Four Migrant Women, Told by Four More

BY Noor Gillani / Queensland University of Technology | 14-Jul-2017
In her play Remembering Palestine, Director Aleea Monsour shines a spotlight on the lives of four refugee women, and in doing so a whole generation of youth whose roots trace back to no-man’s land.

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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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'Bright Lights' solo art exhibition

BY Regan O'Neill | 06-Jun-2012
A diverse collection of bold and vibrant paintings on canvas never seen before.

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Exhibition Opening

BY Beth Humphries | 06-Jun-2012
An exciting new exhibition in an amazing gallery space at the beautiful Docklands in Melbourne!

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Art Opening 'Spaces and Places'

BY Bec Saunders | 06-Jun-2012
Please come and see my abstract art! Where: Sat 28 July, 5pm. Located 53 Barry Street, South Yarra. I hope to see you there.

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Malady Designs

BY Tracey Malady | 06-Jun-2012
Handcrafted wooden pieces

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Milk Crate Theatre - Belonging on 23 June at Carriageworks

BY Milk Crate Theatre | 06-Jun-2012
Milk Crate Theatre presents: belonging. somewhere someone is

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ESTABLISHMENT - 3 projects by artist-initiated organisations

BY Contemporary Art Spaces Tasmania (CAST) | 06-Jun-2012
A series of projects including exhibitions, talks, performance, publications and social gatherings. Inflight, Taxonomy and Sawtooth will each 'take over' the CAST gallery for a week to curate a gallery-based project of their choice.

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Porita Geach Memorial Award Applications Open

BY The Trust Company | 06-Jun-2012
Applications now open for 2012 Award!

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MYTH, MARK MAKING, COLOUR AND SYMBOLOGY IN ABORIGINAL ART

BY Artitja Fine Art | 06-Jun-2012
The use of colour in Australian Aboriginal art will be the topic of discussion when Melbourne art curator, publisher and writer Emily McCulloch Childs presents an illustrated lecture on MYTH, MARK MAKING, COLOUR & SYMBOLOGY IN ABORIGINAL ART

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Julia deVille: Sarcophagus

BY Sophie Gannon Gallery | 06-Jun-2012
Melbourne based jeweller and taxidermist Julia deVille presents a new selection of sculptures that will enthrall and intrigue.

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Peter Drew Exhibition closes 16th June

BY Jana Braddock | 06-Jun-2012
Street Art to Gallery Art, come see local artist Peter Drew at AP Bond Gallery

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