The Rubens, one of the country's most talented rising collectives, have announced a headline show in Melbourne ahead of their appearance at this year's Splendour In The Grass
Eris Fleming is a well known and much loved artist with his own particular style of humour. When one realizes that he is of Irish/French stock, we can understand where his perverse style comes from. His love of colour and ability to blend them with panache obviously comes from his French side, but the fun and laughter that his paintings evoke come from the Irish. This upcoming exhibition will prove to be yet another delightful event and will both inform and provoke you with Eris’ stylish sense of humour and bright joyful paintings.
Neale Whitaker the Editor of Belle Magazine will open my new Solo Show at Corporate Culture.
Excerpt Magazine is an online Indie publication that was started up in late 2011. Everyone involved in the magazine has a creative background and this influences our approach, which is unpretentious, non-glossy and focused on content with great ideas.
Psycho-o-tropica: Tales of the Deep North showcases the work of 20 emergent and established artists who have called Cairns home. Despite the tyranny of distance from major capitals the artists are sustaining practices that have a symbiotic relationship with big cities and remote regions alike. This exhibition presents works with pop, urban, contemporary, subversive and subcultural edges untempered by capital city influences, demonstrating a diverse range of mediums and perspectives. Each artist brings to their work something inherently Far Northern Queensland proving that Cairns isn’t so much a destination, it’s a point of departure.
Pan-O-Mania presents a pastiche of historic events, trends and cultural shifts. These new works take inspiration from the post-war era of the 50’s through to the early 70’s with particular focus on the ‘Tiki phenomenon’; a blind appropriation of Pacific culture for cashed up westerners. This cultural homage is something that I am fascinated with having my own cultural roots embedded in Polynesia.
The colours and forms of landscape are a fabulous source of inspiration! In this workshop with artist Jo Davenport, students will be encouraged to respond to the natural environment and experiment with spontaneous mark-making, colour and composition.
Arts on Tour NSW have received the Drover Award for Tour of the Year for the third year in a row. Riverside Productions and AOT collected the esteemed Award for Rainbow’s End at last week’s national award ceremony. The Drovers, awarded by APACA celebrate and recognise the contributions of all companies involved with national touring and the best touring talent. The award is decided by the national venue circuit and considers the full program of touring activity across the country between the 1st May 2011 and 30th April 2012.
WE KNOW THAT SPRING IS ARRIVING IN AUSTRALIA, SO WHAT WE PLAN FOR SEPTEMBER 3rd IS A VERY SPECIAL SPRING AUCTION, COME ALONG AND VIEW AND YOU WILL ALSO BE PLEASED TO SEE WHAT WE ARE OFFERING YOU FOR SPRING, ALL IS ALSO REVEALED ON OUR WEBSITE
The sun is shining and the days are getting longer! After our 6-week hibernation, we reopen our doors this Friday 31 August with a burst of art! To celebrate, we're opening our stockroom and are exhibiting all of the art that we have. Painting, drawing, collage, photography, and sculpture. It’s all here!
SYDNEY FRINGE’S TOAST OF NEWTOWN CONTEST OPEN FOR VOTING (& TASTING!) The Toast of Newtown local cocktail competition has the bars of Newtown fighting for glory in the Sydney Fringe. Sixteen local inner west bars, pubs and restaurants from Newtown, Enmore and Erskineville responded to the festival’s challenge to “capture Newtown in a glass”: to create a new cocktail that says it all about Sydney’s liveliest strip - in the best (and tastiest) way possible!
On the last day of the 2012 JFMP Finalists’ Exhibition, Saturday 1st September, we are holding an artist and curator talk at Gaffa Galleries from 2-3pm.
Welcome to the 3rd annual Artfelt Art Prize where outstanding art meets social purpose as all funds go to Heartfelt House, an organisation providing support to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. With over 84 Finalists on exhibition from entries all over Australia, this exhibition exploring the theme 'On light and darkness' hosted in the historic Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina NSW looks set to be powerful indeed. Tickets $20 at the door with $Thousands in luxury art lover prizes to win, jazz, announcement of the winners & works from professional and emerging artists in all mediums.
I am a Melbourne-based jewellery designer and artist who grew up in an environment full of art and fashion in the Alps of northern Italy. I am proud to say that subsequently, I have made Australia my home.
Compelling by Malcolm Benham is a large exhibition over two floors of pivotal paintings and supportive works on paper the connection being expressive drawing 1990 - 2012. Malcolm Benhams artwork is included in most major Australian & New Zealand art institutions as well as overseas and private collections. In 2014 Wollongong City Art Gallery will exhibit a major retrospective titled 'Scrap Culture' of Malcolm Benhams assemblage, car body sculptures, paintings and drawings 1980 - 2014.
There are currently over 4 million Australians with disability. In 1993 the Disability Discrimination Act, (DDA) which aims to promote equal opportunity and access for people with disability, made disability discrimination unlawful.
Experience a film festival like no other at the Darwin International Film Festival [DIFF] from 19 – 26 September, 2012. Screening 10 films over eight nights including two Australian Premieres, DIFF offers a diverse calendar of Australian and international films in the beautiful outdoor setting of Deckchair Cinema under the stars and surrounded by tropical palms on Darwin's Waterfront.
2012 Festival of the Sun line up is now officially announced. Tickets go on sale Weds September 5th at 10am.
Grand opening - Market goers and lovers of all things handmade will be in for a treat this September as the eastern suburbs gets ready for the grand opening of The Fine Design Market on Sunday 16 September 9am – 2pm. MC2 (Manningham City Square), Civic Plaza, Doncaster.
Opens: Friday, 31 August at 6 pm Launch Guest: Ms Kathryn Cunningham, CEO, Alzheimer’s Australia, SA The ‘Still Flourishing’ exhibition showcases the determination of local artist Eleni (Helen) Kostoglou, to continue to explore ways to use her creativity after her diagnosis of Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia.