Congratulations to Michael Simms who has been selected as a Finalist in the 2022 Darling Prize at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra with this amazing portrait of  Zaachariaha Fielding. The judges have selected 39 paintings from a field of hundreds. Zaachariah is an extraordinary musician and visual artist. The Darling Portrait Prize is a national prize for Australian portrait painting honouring the legacy of Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG (1921-2015), who was instrumental in establishing the National Portrait Gallery of Australia.

  • Jacob Leary 'Futures' exhibition at Dark MOFO & Good Grief Studio

    Curated by Jacob Leary and presented by Dark MOFO and Good Grief Studio, 'Futures' explores sights and sounds of things to come. An immersive exhibition, guided meditation projects the body into speculative futures where real-world surfaces mesh with digital in a post-human world of unmapped spaces. More information here


  • Michelle Molinari in Fragile Earth: Extinction at Gippsland Art Gallery

    Gippsland Art Gallery introduces 'Fragile Earth', a new series of biennial exhibitions that will explore different aspects of our changing climate and its effect on life on Earth. The first of the series, 'Extinction'sees artists come together to explore and articulate through their various art practices the complexities of our current ecological crisis. Information on the exhibition can be found here.

  • Peter Syndicas in 2022 Waterhouse Prize

    Peter Syndicas is a finalist in the 2022 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. His pieces 'Early Life Forms', made from fossilised stromatolites recieved a high commendation and will travel to Canberra later in the year. More info here. Artist Statement:These five specimens of fossilised stromatolites have been carved into fractal forms to pay homage to the connecting patterns which can be found in the wide varieties of organic life they have given birth to.

  • Janne Kearney announced as a finalist in the Lethbridge 20000 Small Scale Art Prize

    Janne Kearney has just been announced as a finalist in the Lethbridge 20000 Small Scale Art Prize with her piece 'Cherry Pop!', 30 x 30cm, oil on linen. Winners will be announced on 11 June. More info here. We wish Janne all the best luck.

  • Longhurst Finalist in Archibald 2022

    Congratulations to Kathrin Longhurst on the announcement of her painting 'Irrational' as a finalist in this year's Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW.