How can one produce social good through art? Steve Lambert is one artist who feels activism should be a primary focus for any work and something that artists should strive for. As a co-founder of the Center for Artistic Activism and and Associate Professor at SUNY Purchase, he provides workshops and continues to make artworks which focuses the role advertising has on our society.... Read More | Share it now!
The National Art School Gallery’s new exhibition Ann Thomson and Contemporaries presents selection of artworks from important artists and teachers at the school from the 1950s and 60s. Opening evening is on Thursday 26 May, and runs at NAS Gallery until 23rd July. The exhibition showcases over 50 paintings, sculptures and works from the school’s Collection and Archive, artist’s personal collections and other private and public collections .... Read More | Share it now!
After entertaining over 50,000 visitors last year, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair has today announced this year’s program, along with the 2016 event app, presented by Artistic Director Janina Harding. The event encourages Indigenous artists to share their stories and is an ethical point of sale for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne’s threeOclock gallery will become home to a new exhibition this Mother’s Day, dubbed A Girl’s Place. Developed and curated by artist Kim de Kretser, the pop up gallery features art and galleries that explore social and environmental themes through installation art, film and public speaking sessions. The powerful new exhibition will be based around stories of cities, through a variety of young women’s perspectives.... Read More | Share it now!
Three of Sydney’s largest cultural institutions, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia are curating a new city-wide exhibition to showcase and support Australian art. Taking place over a six year period, The National: New Australian Art will present three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021, connecting The Domain, Redfern and Circular Quay. Acting as the only large scale, multi-venue art exhibition that Sydney has to offer, the event will act as a counterpart to the Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest contemporary arts festival.... Read More | Share it now!
As we walked into Cocktails & Canvas, there is a weird sensation that passes over me – I’m not creative in the slightest. I’m just a budding journalist who types words down and speaks into a microphone, the idea of actually painting something just seems so far out that I’d freak out if I made something of significance.... Read More | Share it now!
“The exhibition at Sydney Olympic Park has so many elements, including educational resources, people’s choice awards, and other elements that help students, teachers, and the general public, all engage with, and not feel distant from the artworks.” – Curator, Danielle Gullotta.... Read More | Share it now!
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, arguably the most famous name in English literature. Ready to usher in this literary milestone, the University of Queensland has put together an impressive line-up of events. These include public lectures, symposiums, film screenings, and of course, theatrical performances, all aimed at celebrating the incredible oeuvre of a glove-maker’s son.... Read More | Share it now!