The Fellowship acknowledges the achievements of eminent arts figures who have made outstanding contributions to the visual arts community in Australia. This year's recipients – Fiona Foley; Peter Powditch AM; and Tim Storrier AM.
More than 5,000 entrants from emerging and established photographers, photo journalists and artists vied for over $50,000 worth of prizes across the five categories: Portrait, Landscape, Landscape NSW, Mobile and Student.
With 275 entries received from across Australia, 49 works were selected as finalists by a panel of art professionals with the winner determined by judge Angus Trumble, Director of the National Portrait Gallery.
Thirty contemporary Indigenous artists from across Australia have been selected to participate in ‘Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial’ at the National Gallery of Australia from 26 May to 10 September.
Stills Gallery will discontinue in its current form at the end of June. From 25 May to 30 June the space will showcase important works from the past quarter century of operation by over 60 artists in a final 'Curtain Call'.