CAIRNS FAIRS UP

CAIRNS FAIRS UP

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 14.04.17

Now in its eighth year, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) is a celebration of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts cultures of Queensland. It's also one of the town's biggest drawcards, attracting a record 51,000 people to its...» Read More

 

ALL IS REVEALED IN THE WEST

ALL IS REVEALED IN THE WEST

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 05.04.17

The annual Revealed Exhibition this weekend in Perth features works by more than 75 new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists from 23 art centres all over the state, showcasing the diverse and vibrant condition of contemporary Aboriginal art in the...» Read More

 

A WINTER OF NEW AWARDS

A WINTER OF NEW AWARDS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 30.11.16

Entries open today for the 2017 34th Telstra NATSIAAs. And 2017 offers opportunities to a new generation of artists with the creation of two NEW categories in the Awards. Entries close on Friday 17 March, 2017. The new Telstra Multimedia...» Read More

 

TARNANTHI returns

TARNANTHI returns

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 17.11.16

BHP Billiton, the State Government of South Australia and Art Gallery of South Australia will today announce a truly impressive $17.54 million partnership to present the TARNANTHI Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art annually until 2021. BHP...» Read More

 

TARNANTHI TRIUMPHANT

TARNANTHI TRIUMPHANT

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 18.10.15

“Story is so rich in Aboriginal art; it does help to know the back-story when viewing it”. Nici Cumpston, Artistic Director of the new Tarnanthi (pronounced Tar-Nan-Dee) Festival that's making its debut currently in Adelaide, speaks truth, as any curator...» Read More

 

 A MESSAGE FOR MALCOLM?

A MESSAGE FOR MALCOLM?

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 16.09.15

“This chair is a special chair. This chair tells a story. We the women of the Ngannyatjarra Lands invite the Government people to come here and to sit down with us. Use your eyes and look around. Open your ears...» Read More

 

TOO MANY FAIRS?

TOO MANY FAIRS?

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.09.15

Is it four or is it five art fairs opening in Sydney this week? It seems they have a tendency to multiply; for Sydney Contemporary 13, two years ago, pioneered the arrival of serious artfair business in Sydney all on...» Read More