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KATHRYN MAPLE WINS £25,000 JOHN MOORES PAINTING PRIZE

BY Walker Art Gallery | 4-Mar-2021
KATHRYN MAPLE WINS

The Walker Art Gallery has announced Kathryn Maple the winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2020 with her vibrant work, 'The Common'. Selected from almost 3,000 entries, Kathryn is not only awarded the £25,000 first prize, but her stunning, large-scale acrylic painting will also be acquired by the Walker Art Gallery to join its world-class collection. Kathryn will also have a solo show at Walker in 2022.

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Bunjil Place Gallery proudly welcomes iconic design exhibition miffy & friends this autumn

BY Zilla & Brook | 2-Mar-2021

Bunjil Place Gallery proudly welcomes iconic design exhibition miffy & friends, featuring the work of Dutch illustrator, Dick Bruna (1927-2017) to Melbourne on 27 March “ 13 June. Captivating children and adults alike for over 65 years, the iconic figure of Miffy features in a major, free exhibition coming to Melbourne for the very first time, following the exhibition's stellar launch at Brisbane's QUT Art Museum late last year. Miffy was first created by Bruna as a bedtime story for his son in 1955. The little white bunny, or nijntje' as she is known in Dutch, has evolved from her life as a children's book character into a globally-recognised and universally loved design icon.

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Collingwood Yards Open Day

BY Zilla & Brook | 2-Mar-2021

Collingwood Yards officially opens to the general public on Saturday 13 March “ starting with an Open Day and warm welcome extended to ¨all to come and experience the excitement of Melbourne's new contemporary arts precinct. Collingwood Yards is hosting a site-wide day of festivities inviting the community into Collingwood Yards, their new space to enjoy. It is a celebration at grand scale “ testament not only of the realisation of the vision for this long-disused heritage site, but of the resilience of its tenants, still viable and creating in 2021.

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Lisa Sewards | SHORT STORIES

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 26-Feb-2021
Lisa Sewards | SHORT STORIES

The intersection of art and literature, and the ways in which both invigorate each other is the perfect sentiment to describe Lisa Sewards' new body of work entitled SHORT STORIES.

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Madeleine Joy Dawes | all / most / some / none

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 26-Feb-2021
Madeleine Joy Dawes

Utilizing a system whereby the ruled grid becomes the vessel for a lexicon of hand-drawn symbols, the principal theme in Madeleine Joy Dawes' work is the utilization of iterative mark making as a temporal site to record measured and psychological time.

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A Stone's Throw

BY Cross Encounters | 25-Feb-2021
A Stones Throw

A Stone's Throw @ADLfringe @crossencountersau is the first ever physical theatre piece combining Chinese and Australian performers under a Chinese director, with distinctive improvised and composed music featuring Chinese and Western elements. Upon its debut at Melbourne Fringe 2020, it was chosen to be part of the Festival Hub live streaming program. In response to audience interest, it will make its premiere Adelaide Fringe appearance on March 11.

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TRA COLOR CHE SONO SOSPESI

BY Luisa Catucci Gallery | 25-Feb-2021
TRA COLOR CHE SONO SOSPESI

Exhibition with the support of Stiftung Kunstfonds. In the frame of the program NEUSTART KULTUR. In TRA COLOR CHE SONO SOSPESI we propose a dialog between the latest series of works by the meta-photographer Aqua Aura - presenting his dystopic views of a post-nature post-humanity future, where the feeling of void wait seems to be all what's left; and a selection of works by Lidó Rico referring to the fear of the void created by the lack of survival of the knowledge acquired in life, when confronted to the inexorable flowing of time.

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Encountering A New Normal

BY Sofia Castro | 20-Feb-2021
Encountering A New Normal

Encountering A New Normal' is an online exhibition showcasing the work of Neurodiverse Artists who experience misogyny or trans misogyny.

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Be Part of a World Premiere. ECOTORIO Singing out about climate change!

BY CarolineK | 18-Feb-2021
Be Part of a World Premiere. ECOTORIO

Announcing the World Premiere of a ground breaking new massed choral work addressing climate change to be recorded and released virtually. Play It Forward, the innovative, inclusive and inspiring Australian arts charity is excited to invite singers from around the globe to unite their voices to sing out about climate change in the creation of a historic virtual music video recording of the World Premiere of ECOTORIO! Newly commissioned by Play It Forward, ECOTORIO is a ground breaking massed choral work that will address many of the climate change disasters that have been occurring around the world, composed by award winning Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM in collaboration with Dave Newington, former International Tour Conductor of the global singing sensations The TEN Tenors'.

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AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS FIRST FOR 2021 INCLUDES THE LILLIAN FRANK COLLECTION-MAJORITY UNRESERVED

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 15-Feb-2021
AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS

Amanda Addams Auctions Pty/Ltd. Sunday 28th February 2021 “ 12 noon at 251 Jasper Road McKinnon. Viewing Saturday 27th February from 11 am to 5 pm. Sale includes the Lillian Frank collection, Estates James Lee “ Briar Hill, Michael Stanley King-Napthalia, David Moyshe D'Israel-Kew, collection Karin Koeppen- Cuckoo Restaurant “ Olinda. Also contents from homes in Bentleigh, Caulfield, Hampton, Toorak, Templestowe, Rosebud, and Devonport Tasmania. The rooms are full of amazing and varied items, the vast majority is to be sold without reserves.

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FIVE ARTISTS SHORTLISTED FOR UK PAINTING's BIGGEST ACCOLADE

BY Walker Art Gallery | 15-Feb-2021
FIVE ARTISTS SHORTLISTED FOR UK PAINTING's BIGGEST ACCOLADE

Five extraordinary paintings are in with a chance of winning the coveted £25,000 John Moores Painting Prize first prize. The shortlisted works are among 67 paintings selected for the biennial prize at the Walker from 12 February to 27 June 2021. A virtual tour of the exhibition can be viewed at www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/jmpp while the gallery is closed. #JMPP2020

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The A' Design Award Announces Last Call for Entries 2021

BY A' Design Award | 15-Feb-2021
The A Design Award Announces Last Call for Entries 2021

The A' Design Award and Competition in pursuit of recognizing excellent design works that were proposed and completed within the last 10 years. Every year, A' Design Award features a reputable jury panel of specialist in various categories, to evaluate design projects that submitted to A' Design Award. First phase of the A' Design Award and Competition is the preliminary round where talented designers, companies and brands submit their design works for preliminary evaluation. Design works have received a high preliminary score in the preliminaries could proceed with final nomination. However, the registration and submission a design project for the preliminaries are free of charge, there is a fee for final nomination.

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The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2020-2021

BY Carolina Carilo | 15-Feb-2021
The Chelsea International Photography Competition 2020-2021

The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) celebrates gifted, notable, and fresh talents in the world of photography. Professional and amateur photographers, at any stage of their careers, are invited to participate in the competition to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York's art district.

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