LSB16 Sculpture Trail winner, Jenny Crompton, ‘Sea Country Spirits’, photo by Ian Macrae
The Lorne Sculpture Biennale was founded in 2007 and with over 60,000 visitors attending the 5th Biennale last year, the event was pronounced an unmitigated success.
The Curator, President and Committee now invite artists from across the globe to participate in the 6th Lorne Sculpture Biennale , ‘LANDFALL’ nature + humanity + art, which will take place betwee
- Entries for the 2017 Stencil Art Prize are now open.
Guatemalan artist Tinku won the 2016 Stencil Art Prize with his hauntingstencil painting ‘Tributo’ which pays homage to the indigenous women of Guatemala.
The Stencil Art Prize is the only large scale prize in the world that exists to recognise and reward stencil artists. The Prize originally began as the Australian Stencil Art Prize which ran as an Australian only prize from 2009 – 2012. In 2013, in&nbs
- Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture
Including but not limited to: stone, glass, metal and wood work; ceramics, textiles. Image: Susan Phillips, no.31, 2014
The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world.
The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts. Enter the prize for a chance to showcase your
- This year’s judge, Laurie Steed
SHOALHAVEN LITERARY AWARD – SHORT STORIES 2017
The Shoalhaven Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers is excited to announce an increase in prize money for its prestigious Shoalhaven Literary Award, launched on 20 February 2017.
With the ongoing and valued support of the Shoalhaven Arts Board and Bundanon Trust, this year the writer of the winning story will receive $1500, together with a two-week artist residency at Bundanon, Art
- Last year’s Veolia Mulwaree Trust scholarship recipients 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN FOR LOCAL ARTISTS
The Veolia Mulwaree Trust is now calling for applications from local artists for the 2017 Veolia Creative Arts Scholarships. The Veolia Creative Arts Scholarships are available for practicing and emerging artists from any one of the seven Local Government Areas serviced by the Veolia Mulwaree Trust, including Goulburn Mulwaree, Oberon, Palerang, Shoalhaven, Upper Lachlan, Wingecarr
- After almost four years as CEO of Arts Access Australia, (AAA), the peak national body for arts and disability, Emma Bennison is stepping down. Emma was the first person with disability to be appointed to the CEO role in 2012. She said her decision to move on has not been an easy one, but will ultimately be positive for AAA, for her and for the arts and disability sector.Emma said “It has been an enormous privilege to lead Arts Access Australia over the past four years. The organisation is
- Meeting Place is Arts Access Australia’s (AAA’s) flag ship event. It provides a national platform for learning, discussion and debate on issues impacting artists, arts workers and leaders with disability and those with an interest in the sector. In 2017, AAA is delighted to be hosting the event in Perth, in partnership with DADAA and the Perth International Arts Festival on 2 March. To find out more or to book, visit www.artsaccessaustralia.org. As part of Meeting Place 2017, DA
- Position: Chief Executive Officer Closing Date: Monday, 16 January, 2016 As part of its commitment to succession planning, the Arts Access Australia, (AAA), board is seeking expressions of interest from people with disability interested in being considered as potential candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer, (CEO). This position is likely to become available within the next twelve months. About AAA:AAA is Australia’s national peak body for arts and disa
- Meeting Place 2017 will be co-hosted by PIAF & AAA with DADAAWA on March 2, 2017. We are dedicated to broadening understanding & improving skills & access in the field of disability & the arts. The event supports cultural exchange between outstanding national & international artists with disability & the WA arts & disability community. Meeting Place provides a platform for learning, discussion & debate on issues impacting artists, arts workers & leaders with d
- Dear Artist.Arts Access Australia, the peak national body for arts and disability in Australia, is looking for performing artists to pitch their work to programmers, producers and presenters in Perth as part of their national arts and disability Meeting Place event in March 2017. 2017’s Meeting Place will be part of the Perth International Arts Festival, in partnership with DADAA WA.As a recipient of the Australia Council’s or your state-based arts and disability funding, you ha
- Arts Access Australia, the peak national body for arts and disability in Australia, congratulates the ABC for showcasing regional artists with disability on IView this week, but laments the fact that due to the ABC’s stubborn refusal to provide audio description on ABC IView, the 450,000 Australians who are blind will be unable to access the series. Audio description is a secondary track which describes scenery and onscreen action to bring the full experience of television to life for peop
- Extract from Media Release from Senator Mitch Fifield - 3 December 2016The Turnbull Government has announced more than $100,000 for arts and disability peak body, Arts Access Australia, through the Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund. The Government is committed to improving access to the arts for all Australians. This funding will support a collaboration between Arts Access Australia and the German non-governmental organisation, Foerderband.For the full version of th
- Join the Australia Council via livestream for the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), where their new Disability Action Plan 2017–2019 will be launched. The evaluation of the Australia Council's current Disability Action Plan 2014–2016 will also be released.Tim Ferguson, one of Australia's most accomplished comedians will be joining them. Aside from writing for TV, film, live comedy and performing to sellout crowds worldwide, Tim works with various professi
- Arts Access Australia Needs You!As most of you know we are passionate about authentic casting on Australian stage and screen.
With International Day of Disability fast approaching we'd like to create a vibrant, thought provoking piece to share across social and print media.
A call to action.And that's where you come in.
We need you to tell Australia why you think having people with disability on Aust stage and screen is important.Or alternatively what you think is needed to increase disability r
- For the first time, Perth will host a major national forum on arts and disability thanks to a partnership between Arts Access Australia and the Perth International Arts Festival.Meeting Place will be co-hosted by PIAF and AAA, the peak national body for arts and disability, on March 1 and 2 during the 2017 festival.AAA and PIAF are dedicated to smashing barriers, broadening understanding and improving skills and access in the field of disability and the arts.Meeting Place provides a platform for
- At Willow Court, a ex-mental institution in Hobart, performance artist Mike Parr has takenresidency in a tiny room.
- Australia’s biggest jazz festival began its annual 10-day fiesta featuring about 350 eclectic performers.
- Can the creative impetus inherent in the arts help to foster a culture of innovation in the wider economy?
- There are many things to admire in Kip Williams’s excellent production of this great play.
- It’s that time again. Defying the mid-June wintry blast, the Adelaide Festival Centre opens for 13 nights.
- The latest TV re-creation of Inspector Maigret’s world has as its star a most unexpected actor.
- On the eve of Nederlands Dans Theater’s return to Melbourne, artistic director Paul Lightfoot shares his insights.
- As 200 of the prolific French artist’s works head to Australia, we venture into his Parisian stomping ground.
- Beneath the sultry on-stage persona of burlesque star Dita Von Teese lies an accomplished businesswoman.
- A ‘moronic’ campaign to promote an exhibition of Tang-dynasty treasures devalues the exquisite artefacts on show.
- Concerns about the future of the Darwin Festival remain after its board was sacked, but this year’s event seems safe.
- Melbourne artist Julia deVille has tackled the free-range egg industry in her work Neapolitan Bonbonaparte.
- The arts world has been relieved of a three-part play of uncertainty with major organisations selecting their new leaders
- Rob Tannion, back in Australia after more than two decades, has grand plans for Circus Oz.
- BP insists its withdrawal of some British arts sponsorships is unrelated to protests against it.
- Lang Lang is an enigma who possesses astounding technique, but questionable taste and judgment.
- The future of the Darwin Festival has been cast into doubt after the festival board was sacked.
- Mitch Fifield stresses growth in tripartite discussion on arts policy.
- The selection process for the oldest indigenous art prize demands reform.
- Virtual reality and augmented reality beam imaginary objects into their audience’s real world.
- A who’s who of veteran Australian singer-songwriters put their stamp on a richly merited tribute album.
- Does the surge in private museums from Hobart to Paris bode well for art-lovers?
- Angus Stone stays grounded on his farm but is preparing to hit the road again.
- Nicole Kidman was the perfect choice to play desert adventurer Gertrude Bell. So what went wrong?
- John Howard is poised to make his stage comeback at the nation’s biggest theatre company.
- A new political thriller takes us to a world of secrets, lies, murder and betrayal behind Canberra’s placid facade.
- As this is essentially a one-painting exhibition, the first few rooms prepare us for the experience, and it works.
- For filmmaker Ivan Sen his craft is in many ways a solo pursuit, like that of a painter.
- Its 1880 exhibition was held at a time when Victoria was saying, ‘You’ve got to come to Melbourne, we have money to burn’.
- God Willing is a charming Italian comedy of manners that, God being involved, also asks some interesting questions.
- Briton Jonathan Church has quit as the Sydney Theatre Company’s artistic director just nine months into the job.
- Kaltjiti artists chose to brush away their tears for nurse Gayle Woodford.
- Pick of the day: Devil’s Playground, Streaming on Presto.
- It was on the banks of the Coorong that Yvonne Koolmatrie became enamoured with the art of coiled basket weaving.
- It’s much harder for women to age in rock, says Garbage’s frontwoman.
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