Arts editor HELEN MUSA's column covering the latest arts news in Canberra.
The winners of the 2020 Goulburn Art Award and Young Artist Award have been announced on Instagram, with the three prizes going to Tamara Dean, Robbie Howard and Ashleigh Deaton, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
The Gallery of Small Things in Watson, and The Corner Store Gallery in Orange have collaborated to do a “swap” of artists, so that Orange comes to Canberra and Canberra goes to Orange – virtually, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Art / “Reality is OK For a Holiday”, Andrew Baines, nancysevergallery.com.au until further notice. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY.
craft / “Terra Celestial”, Artists-in-residence program 2019, Craft ACT: Craft + Design, craftact.org.au and social media platforms until May 9. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.
Art / Jörg Schmeisser “The Journey Continues: Prints From the Family Collection”, Beaver Galleries. March 26-April 12. Viewable at beavergalleries.com.au or by appointment. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY.
Art / “There’s Nothing To See Here”, Sally O’Neill, m16artspace.com.au, to April 5. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY.
Beaver Galleries are ahead of the pack with gallery closures, writes HELEN MUSA, with its Jörg Schmeisser exhibition already viewable online.
The Picture House Art Prize, part of the inaugural Gunning Arts Festival, will still go ahead, most likely online, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Domenic Mico is using his art to take a leap into the cosmos, says arts editor HELEN MUSA.
A LARGE-format, linocut picturing Napoleon’s Empress Josephine has won the $12,000 Megalo International Print Prize, Megala, now in its second year, it was announced on Saturday night.
THE inaugural Darling Portrait Prize was always going to attract a lot of high-quality entries, which it did, but only a few stood out, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
ROB KENNEDY reviews the Darling Portrait Prize,“Elizabeth” by Anthea da Silva.
A “painterly” portrait of Sydney whole-fish chef Josh Niland is the winner of the 2020 National Photographic Portrait Prize.
The director of the National Portrait Gallery, Karen Quinlan, announced this morning (March 13) that she has decided to cancel tonight's launch of the National Photographic Portrait Prize and tomorrow's programs because of concerns around the coronavirus.
Winemaker Graeme Shaw has joined with the newly-rebranded Belco Arts Centre to present a new, professionalised sculpture prize, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
A portrait of celebrated dancer and former “CityNews” Artist of the Year, Elizabeth Cameron Dalman, has won the inaugural $75,000 Darling Portrait Prize.
HELEN MUSA says the “Angels and Waratahs” art show at the Queanbeyan Hive will feature paintings by artist Jane Ahlquist and pieces by ceramicist Galia Shy.
This morning (February 28) at the National Gallery of Australia, an extraordinary art work was being installed — a cavalcade of white Greek-style sculptures featuring everyone from Zeus to Jesus—but what I saw was only half of it, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
While Canberrans are gearing up for “Enlighten” the National Gallery of Australia is making a splash interstate as huge digital billboards featuring images of artworks begin to light up Melbourne’s busy CBD from today, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.