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The Portia Geach Memorial Award Opens Applications

BY Christina Piazza | 16-Jul-2012

Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize for female artists worth $18,000. Apply now! It has greatly contributed to the development of female artists in this country. It was established by Florence Kate Geach in 1961 in memory of her sister, Portia Geach and is awarded each year to the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters or the Sciences.

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Melbourne Welsh Male Choir Presents Singer of the Year 2012

BY Alan Stevenson | 16-Jul-2012

20th Anniversary of the Competition. Singers, 35 years and under, are invited to participate in this annual competition, sponsored by one of Australia’s leading male choirs. The competition enables singers to enhance their performing skills in a concert environment.

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Term Three Art Classes start this week

BY Victorian Artists Society | 16-Jul-2012

Want to learn to paint in oils, watercolour, acrylic? Enrol now. Our painting classes cater to art students at all levels over a wide range of mediums including: Oil, Pastel, Watercolour, Acrylic and Gouache. Lessons cover a range of Drawing Technique, Portraiture, Landscape, Still Life and Life Model.

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The Director's Choice 2012

BY Rob Gould | 16-Jul-2012

For over 32 years the philosophy and practice of Gould Galleries has been and remains about offering quality works. The gallery takes pride in showcasing the luminaries of Australian and International art. It has established and re-launched a number of careers and propelled many from a dynamic, diverse range of emerging contemporary artists, each revealing unique skills. It is with great pleasure that I present this exhibition and trust you enjoy my current selection spanning over a century. A number of these outstanding works have returned for resale from satisfied clients who value the discreet manner in which we deal. I look forward to welcoming you personally at the gallery to further discuss these pieces or any other art related matters. Rob Gould

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Art and Social Media - Tips to optimize your Facebook Page

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 16-Jul-2012

Here are a few tips optimize your Page for the new design. Billboard image, Profile picture / Logo, Put your most important apps first, Post regular updates, Organize and curate posts on your page, Use Admin console and Use third party management tools.

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DOUBLE BILL FOR NEW THEATRE LAST WEEK JULY

BY Geoff Sirmai | 16-Jul-2012

A mouth-watering double bill plays at Newtown’s New Theatre nightly from 25-28 July. Quiet Companions – starring Lyn Pierse and Marko Mustac – is an engrossing mix of drama and improvisation that eavesdrops on the game-playing of a decadent Victorian couple. And The Bryce is Right features award-winning cabaret artist Bryce Halliday telling – in song and sketch - the stories of history’s most obsessed and wrong individuals!

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A Creative Talk with Richard Evans

BY Creative Foyer | 15-Jul-2012

While all eyes have been fixed on the appointment of a new CEO at the Sydney Opera House, the Creative Foyer team crossed to the other side of the harbour to catch up with Richard Evans the former CEO for a Creative Talk interview.

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ANNETTE BEZOR - BEAUTIFUL UGLY at Nellie Castan Gallery

BY Nellie Castan Gallery | 13-Jul-2012

OPENING RECEPTION TUESDAY, 31st JULY, 6-8PM. Annette Bezor’s work has a long-standing concern with the roles, identities and psychological and emotional states of women, which she examines by analysing images of women in popular and classical culture. Bezor appropriates imagery from numerous sources, including classical painting, contemporary decorative art and contemporary culture to draw attention to their power and influence.

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Alison Coulthurst - Journey of The Soul

BY Manyung Gallery Group | 13-Jul-2012

The paintings of mixed media artist Alison Coulthurst explore life, love, rhythm and mood. Coulthurst's works traverse life's journey and the enrichment of the soul. She invites the viewer to feel rather than to think, to experience the energy and emotion of her work. Successfully exhibiting in Australia, England, South Africa, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates and Italy, her work is highly sought after by collectors throughout the world. Join us at the Opening on Saturday 28th July at midday.

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Julia Henning in Concert

BY Mgm management | 13-Jul-2012

Adelaide's acclaimed fresh young Singer/ Songwriter, Julia Henning is performing her new hauntingly beautiful music at The Studio Sydney Opera House on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 September back by her band and an additional string quartet.

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Angela's Kitchen

BY MGM | 13-Jul-2012

Paul Capsis and Julain Meyricks poignant Angela’s Kitchen is coming to the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre after a SOLD OUT season at Griffin Theatre Company. Angela’s Kitchen starts at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre from Tuesday, 28 August to Saturday, 1 September.

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Moving Parts - Gasworks Arts Park

BY Gasworks Arts Park | 13-Jul-2012

Gasworks Arts Park invites you to sample Melbourne’s top independent theatre productions with our latest season of contemporary works, Moving Parts.

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StoryLines festival opens 31 July

BY Watchdog Communications | 13-Jul-2012

StoryLines is a multicultural, multi-arts festival, providing a creative voice for the often unheard stories of Sydney’s minority cultures, launching at NIDA July 31st – August 5th, then transferring to Bondi Pavilion Theatre, before closing on August 26th.

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CELEBRATE TAP GALLERY’S 23rd BIRTHDAY!

BY TAP Gallery | 13-Jul-2012

EXHIBITION OPENING: WEDNESDAY 18TH JULY 6-8PM Works must be delivered by Sun 15th July, 12-6pm Tap Gallery (Maximum size 2sqm, $25/work) EXHIBITION RUNS 16-28 JULY TAP BIRTHDAY PARTY: SATURDAY 28TH JULY 7-10PM Fancy Dress Theme: CRAZY!!! (Entry fee: $20/$15 Concession)

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The Other Film Festival

BY Arts Access Victoria | 13-Jul-2012

Arts Minister, Simon Crean and Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Senator Jan McLucas last week announced combined funding of $186,700 towards The Other Film Festival. Mr Crean said the funding to Arts Access Victoria for the festival would support both film makers and film goers with disability.

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