Congratulations to Michael Simms, who has been selected as a finalist in this year's Sunshine Coast Art Prize. The prize is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by the Caloundra Regional Gallery. The exhibition will run from the 16th of October to the 6th of December. Michael's work, 'Strong Men', oil on canvas, 51cm x 51cm, is in the running to win the prize and we wish him all the best when the winner is selected on the 19th of November.
MICHAEL SIMMS, A FINALIST IN THE SHUNSHINE COAST ART PRIZE
MELINDA SCHAWEL FEATURED IN THE ARTIST STORY
Melinda Schawel has been featured in The Artist Story. The article details Melinda's background in the arts, and how she has had to adapt her practice because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. For the full story, please click the link here.
MELINDA SCHAWEL RECEIVES PUBLIC ART COMMISSION FROM THE CITY OF CASEY
Melinda Schawel has received a public commission from the City of Casey. The 4m diameter stainless steel tree grill (seen above) will adorn the Cranbourne West Community Hub, which is due to open in January 2021. Well done Melinda and many thanks to Creative Road and City of Casey.
MELINDA SCHAWEL PICKED AS FINALIST IN THE 2020 ADELAIDE PERRY PRIZE FOR DRAWING
Melinda Schawel was selected as a finalist in the Adelaid Perry Prize for Drawing earlier this year for her work, 'Night Moves', ink and pencil on torn perforated paper, 105cm x 75cm (seen above). The award, one of the most prestigious in Australia, seeks to promote excellence in Australian drawing. Congratulations Melinda!
MELANIE MCCOLLIN-WALKER FEATURED IN ABC ARTICLE
Melanie McCollin-Walker has been featured in a recent article by the ABC. The story goes into her relationship with her home and her muse, the Tasmanian landscape. To read the article, click here.
MARGARET ACKLAND'S 'JENNIFER AT WORK' SELECTED FOR THE 2020 SALON DES REFUSES
Margaret Ackland's 'Jennifer At Work', watercolour, 150cm x 65cm (detail seen above), has been selected for the Salon Des Refuses to be held at Sydney's SH Ervin Gallery. The exhibition will run from the 26th of September until the 29th of November, 2020. Well done Margaret!