In 1987 ten artists set out to challenge perceptions of urban-based Aboriginal artists in mainstream Australian art society. They formed Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative as a new platform for local and regional NSW artists. Thirty years on they mark this milestone with works from founding members Michael Riley (1960-2004), Avril Quaill, Tracey Moffatt, Fiona Foley, Brenda L. Croft, Jeffrey Samuels, Euphemia Bostock, Fern Martins, Bronwyn Bancroft and Arone Meeks on view in ‘The Boomalli Ten’ exhibition curated by Djon Mundine. The show opens at 6pm on Friday 3 November at Boomalli, Leichhardt on until January 2018. The co-operative’s long-standing operations have, and continue to be fundamental in the support and encouragement of members past, present and future.
The William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize promotes excellence in photography across all photographic media and stylistic genres by both established and emerging artists with work produced within the last year. The 2018 judging panel – Dr Michael Brand, Director of the Art Gallery of NSW; Melbourne-based artist Dr David...Read more
The Inaugural Kangaroo Valley Art Prize 2018 attracted more than 400 entries Australia-wide, growing from a primarily local show to a major regional art prize open to all artists in any style and any medium. The winner of the 2018 Kangaroo Valley Art Prize is Robyn Kinsela for her oil painting...Read more