NEWS FOR COLLECTORS

2022 Adelaide Biennial artists announced

AGSA reveals the 25 Australian artists selected to execute its bold vision for Free/State.

Participating Galleries Announced for TENT

Aotearoa New Zealand’s newest contemporary art event releases gallery list ahead of November 2021 launch.

Teelah George joins Laree Payne Gallery

Multidisciplinary Australian artist finds representation over the ditch.

Winner of the Vincent Lingiari Art Award announced

Grace Kemarre Robinya named 2021 winner.

Virginia Leonard honoured with Officine Saffi Supreme Award

New Zealand artist takes out top award in international contemporary ceramics prize.

Desert Mob celebrates 30 years

From September to October, Mparntwe Alice Springs plays host to one of the country’s foremost Aboriginal art and cultural events.

IOTA21 gears up for exciting first iteration

Launching this week, the first ever Indian Ocean Craft Triennial will take place at Western Australian venues from September to November 2021.

2021 Mosman Art Prize Cancelled

The highly anticipated art prize is the latest to be hit in the slew of pandemic-related cancellations.

Tarnanthi 2021 program announced

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art festival returns to South Australia and online from October 2021 to January 2022.

Naked & Nude Art Prize winner announced

Loribelle Spirovski takes out biennial $30,000 acquisitive prize at Manning Regional Art Gallery.

Lori Pensini wins major Kilgour Prize

Western Australia-based artist awarded $50,000 art prize for a work depicting inter-racial relationships.

Gallery 9 picks up Helen Smith

Sydney gallery announces representation of multi-disciplinary abstractionist.

GAGPROJECTS to represent Joseph Häxan

Boundary-pushing photographer and filmmaker joins Adelaide gallery's stable.

David Griggs and Jenny Watson join The Tusk LionTrail

Australian artists join global public art trail to raise awareness and funds for the African lion.

NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship 2021 Finalists announced

Seven emerging artists in the running for $30,000 funding, with exhibition planned for 2022.

LON Gallery announces two new non-profit partnerships

Melbourne gallery demonstrates commitment to First Nations and environmental causes.

Two new painters for Sullivan + Strumpf

Yvette Coppersmith and Lara Merrett join the esteemed stable of leading Sydney gallery.

Sam Gold joins Hugo Michell Gallery stable

Adelaide gallery announces representation of emerging ceramicist, sculptor, and installation artist.

Michael Reid Gallery launches new art prize

Sydney gallery's new National Emerging Art Prize aims to connect collectors with Australia's most promising emerging artists.

Tolarno Galleries now representing Kieren Karritpul

Melbourne gallery adds Ngen'giwumirri artist and recent Ramsay Art Prize finalist to its stable.

Harry Culy wins Arts Foundation Laureate award

New Zealand artist honoured with The Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi's Marti Friedlander Photographic Award.

TextaQueen wins Copyright Agency Partnerships $80,000 commission

The up-and-coming artist will use the funding to shine a light on the queer South Asian diaspora.

Timo Hogan wins $50,000 prize in Telstra NATSIAA 2021

Pitjantjatjara artist wins main Telstra NATSIA award in 2021 for large-scale painting.

Jhana Millers Gallery adds two new artists to its stable

The Wellington gallery picks up Elisabeth Pointon and Caroline McQuarrie.

Art Incubator presents new collecting opportunity

Living With Art 2021 will showcase fixed-price artworks for sale from an exciting lineup of artists.

Sydney Contemporary reschedules 2021 Fair

Amid ongoing restrictions, Australasia's premier art fair has been pushed back to 11-14 November 2021.

A new gallery for the Southern Highlands

Gallery Jennings Kerr injects dynamic art program into the regional town of Robertson.

Charles Nodrum Gallery picks up Louise Forthun

Melbourne-based artist Louise Forthun finds new representation among old friends.

Kaylene Whiskey awarded Melbourne Art Foundation 2022 Commission

Yankunytjatjara artist adds major commission to growing list of accolades, with work set to be unveiled at Melbourne Art Fair in 2022.

Firstdraft Auction 2021 dates announced

For its 12th iteration this year, the Firstdraft Auction returns online in mid-August, bigger (and safer) than ever.

2021 Hadley’s Art Prize winner announced

Hobart-based photographer David Stephenson takes home $100,000 acquisitive landscape prize.

What’s in the Stockroom: N.Smith Gallery

This week we visit Sydney's N.Smith Gallery, with director Nicholas Smith.

New director set to take reins at the MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney has appointed home-grown talent Suzanne Cotter as new director.

Olsen Gallery welcomes back Charlie Sheard

After a hiatus, Sydney's Olsen Gallery is once again representing abstract painter Charlie Sheard.

Art Incubator announces second grant recipient for 2021

Art Incubator has announced Shan Turner-Carroll as its second recipient in 2021, with a solo exhibition at COMA Gallery, Sydney, to follow in October.

What’s in the Stockroom: Bett Gallery

This week we visit Hobart's Bett Gallery, with co-director Emma Bett.

Telstra NATSIAA moves online

Australia’s largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards pivots in the wake of ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.

Joan Ross joins N.Smith Gallery

The artist re-shaping Australian iconic imagery joins a new Sydney gallery.

A new look for Auckland Art Fair

With a new name and program, the annual fair leads the way for change.

The 2021 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Pivots to Digital Format

Art fair moves online in response to the national Covid-19 crisis.

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair returns this August

Australia’s largest Indigenous art event is back with a splash.

The Final Countdown

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, find out what tax time means for Australian art collectors.

Sophie Gannon Gallery picks up Nathan Hawkes

With the AGNSW acquiring two of Hawkes’ recent works, the artist continues on an upward trajectory.

Helen Eager to shine in Vivid 2021

Sydney’s Vivid festival reveals major new commission from leading abstractionist.

Australia’s oldest independent gallery vamps up for annual gala and benefit auction

Brisbane’s hot-bed for contemporary art set to celebrate 46 years of art in style.

Winner of Geelong Contemporary Art Prize announced

Diena Georgetti nabs the $30,000 acquisitive prize.

Martin Browne Contemporary picks up Andy Pye

Victoria-based artist joins stable of Sydney gallery.

Artists announced for 10th Asia Pacific Triennial at QAGOMA

Queensland’s premier public gallery announces the first cohort of artist for its anticipated triennial.

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation announces new digital program

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair's new digital program kicks off in June with a series of artist-led masterclasses.

Laree Payne Gallery announces new location

Laree Payne Gallery, Hamilton, moves to dynamic new Victoria Street digs.

What’s in the Stockroom: Sutton Gallery

This week we visit Melbourne's Sutton Gallery, with director Irene Sutton.

Gallery list announced for Sydney Contemporary 2021

More than 85 galleries are set to participate in this year’s fair.

A new home for Gold Coast arts

Opening this weekend, HOTA is sure to win the hearts and minds of locals and travellers alike.

Art Basel Hong Kong returns

Art Basel to present a virtual fair in tandem with physical show.

Nabilah Nordin represented by Neon Parc

Melbourne gallery Neon Parc adds Nabilah Nordin to its stable.

Telstra NATSIAA Finalists Announced

The 2021 iteration announces 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander finalists.

Finalists announced for the Ramsay Art Prize 2021

24 finalists selected from more than 350 entries in the coveted prize.

Melbourne gallery announces new collecting initiative

Melbourne's MARS Gallery to host a night geared at educating and inspiring young art collectors.

Biennale of Sydney announces 2022 iteration

The Biennale of Sydney 2022 reveals the title of its 23rd iteration along with the first 59 participants.

Angela Tiatia awarded Ian Potter Moving Image Commission

Angela Tiatia awarded Ian Potter Moving Image Commission.

NIAF returns to Sydney in July 2021

The National Indigenous Art Fair returns to The Rocks in early July, marking the beginning of NAIDOC Week 2021.

What’s in the Stockroom: LON Gallery

This week we visit Melbourne's LON Gallery, with director Adam Stone.

HOTA unveils major public commission

Ahead of its grand opening, the Gold Coast gallery reveals major commission by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

Jhana Millers adds Claudia Kogachi to its stable

The Wellington-based gallery announces representation of the young artist.

Luke Ryan O’Connor represented by Artereal Gallery

Sydney-based ceramicist nabs his first gallery representation.

Euan Macleod snaps up another major prize

NAS announces the artist as winner of the Dobell Drawing Prize 2021.

Harry McAlpine joins Laree Payne Gallery

Melbourne-based artist joins the New Zealand gallery’s stable.

Winner of the Final John Fries Award Announced

Artist Daniel Jenatsch announced winner for the eleventh and final iteration.

A Milestone Birthday Worthy of Commemoration

Australian painter Guy Warren celebrates his 100th birthday.

Six new works by Aussie artists added to the MCA/Tate joint collection

Artists include John Mawurndjul AM, Bonita Ely, Vivienne Binns, Nicholas Mangan and Peter Kennedy.

What’s in the Stockroom: Yavuz Gallery

This week we visit Sydney's Yavuz Gallery, with director Sarah Hibbs.

Galloway wins Glover Prize

After receiving a record-breaking number of entries, the Glover Prize 2021 announces Sebastian Galloway as winner.

Sarah CrowEST joins LON Gallery at new location

The artist to join LON Gallery’s stable of artists at new Richmond location.

What’s in the Stockroom: Olsen Gallery

This week we visit Sydney's Olsen Gallery, with founder and director Tim Olsen.

Elizabeth Ann Macgregor steps down as director of the MCA Australia

After two decades as director, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor leaves the Museum in fine shape.

New director & location for James Makin Gallery

Jessica Velasquez steps into the role alongside founder James Makin.

Art Month Sydney returns this March

Art Month Sydney, the non-for-profit art festival that throws open the doors of the city’s hottest galleries and creative spaces is returning to Sydney.

Lucio’s closure offers rare opportunity for collectors

After 38 years Lucio’s restaurant in Paddington closes its doors and auctions off its unique Australian art collection with Bonhams in Woollahra.

Auckland Art Fair 2021 galleries announced

New Zealand’s premier art fair announces participating galleries for its 2021 edition.

Jacqueline Fahey joins Gow Langsford Gallery

Auckland-based gallery acquires esteemed feminist artist.

New director for Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Dr Zara Stanhope taking the helm.

Richard Lewer wins 2020 Paul Guest Prize

New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based artist takes out $15,000 prize with bushfire-inspired charcoal drawing.

Weasel Gallery transitions to Laree Payne Gallery

The Hamilton gallery formerly known as Weasel gallery is embracing a new identity.

Tarnanthi Art Fair returns to AGSA

Art Fair to run in person and online in 2020.

What’s in the Stockroom: Galerie pompom

What's in the Stockroom at Galerie pompom, Sydney.

What’s in the Stockroom: Art Collective WA

What's in the Stockroom at Art Collective WA, Perth.

Dennis Golding awarded 2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship.

First First Nations winner in 100-year history.

New representation for Celia Gullett

Sydney-based colourist joins the ranks of Sophie Gannon Gallery.

Desart Christmas Market

The much-loved Christmas Market moves online for first year.

MARS Gallery announces representation of Jenna Lee

Melbourne gallery picks up exciting young First Nations artist.

What’s in the Stockroom: Charles Nodrum Gallery

What's in the Stockroom at Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne.

Lynda Draper represented by Sullivan+Strumpf

New representation for boundary-pushing ceramicist.

Second iteration of Macfarlane Commission packs Metaphysical Punch

Overlapping Magisteria opens in December at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.

Justin Andrews represented by Charles Nodrum Gallery

Melbourne-based artist joins gallery after decades of collaboration.

Salote Tawale wins again

Sydney artist takes out $20,000 fellowship care of The Sheila Foundation.

What’s in the Stockroom: Michael Reid

What's in the Stockroom at Michael Reid, Sydney.

And the 2020 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship winners are…

Five artists have been awarded the prestigious art scholarship.

What’s in the Stockroom: Weasel Gallery

What's in the Stockroom at Weasel Gallery, Hamilton.

Michael Reid launches new location in Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Sydney gallery to open an additional new space in Newport.