NEWS FOR COLLECTORS

McClelland launches Limited Edition Small Sculpture project

McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery latest commissions support pandemic-impacted artists and respond to collector demand.

Aotearoa Art Fair announces 2022 gallery line-up

40 galleries from across Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond will present artwork at The Cloud next year.

Arts Project Australia Annual Gala supports artists with intellectual disability

200+ artworks up for sale in much-loved yearly auction and exhibition.

Georges River Art Prize 2021 winners announced

Winners announced for biennial south-west Sydney award, sharing in prize pool of more than $19,000.

2021 Portia Geach Memorial Award winner announced

Marie Mansfield wins $30,000 in Australia's most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women.

Harry McAlpine joins Chalk Horse stable

Sydney gallery adds New Zealand-born photographer to its growing stable.

‘Four x Four @ McClelland’ to support lockdown-impacted Victorian artists

McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery pioneers new initiative in the lead-up to Christmas.

Karla Dickens joins Sullivan+Strumpf

Trailblazing queer and First Nations artist joins stable of leading Sydney gallery.

THIS IS NO FANTASY picks up Badra Aji

The Melbourne gallery announces representation of the Indonesian-born drawer and videographer.

Desart presents Art Centres Online

The event will combines film and visual art to celebrate the culture and stories of artists from the western desert. It also offers the chance to collect artworks from the central desert.

Winners announced for the churchie emerging art prize

Nina Sanadze takes out first prize in the churchie, with Kyra Mancktelow awarded Special Commendation.

Details unveiled for Explore Sydney Contemporary

Over 1,700 artworks to go online this November in Explore Sydney Contemporary.

Ngununggula, the Southern Highlands’ first regional art gallery, opens with a bang

Five years in the making, the long-awaited gallery brings art and culture to the fore.

LON Gallery takes on three new artists

Melbourne gallery announces representation of painters Casey Jeffrey, Tim McMonagle, and Kate Wallace.

New public art gallery to open in Sydney

A historic Double Bay building has been reinvented as Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf, set to open in November.

THIS IS NO FANTASY now representing Ezz Monem

Melbourne gallery picks up Egyptian photographic artist Ezz Monem.

What’s in the Stockroom: Fox Jensen Gallery

We visit Sydney's Fox Jensen Gallery, with director Andrew Jensen.

Melbourne Art Fair releases 2022 gallery list and program highlights

Melbourne Art Fair gears up for biggest, most inclusive, and most sustainable edition in summer 2022.

Carriageworks appoints new director of First Nations Programs

The Sydney precinct welcomes Jacob Boehme into the role.

Liverpool Street Gallery gains two more artists and a new director

The Sydney gallery welcomes director Kate Alstergren and picks up artists Aaron Aryadharma Matheson and Luke Kennedy.

Public art restores life to Melbourne’s Chapel Street Precinct

Artists unite in effort to bring vibrancy to locked down city.

National Gallery announces major commission by Lindy Lee

Eminent Chinese-Australian artist to create NGA's most expensive commission to date.

Natasha Walsh joins N.Smith Gallery

Sydney gallery announces addition of local artist Natasha Walsh to its stable.

AGWA appoints new Curator and Head of Indigenous Programs

The Art Gallery of Western Australia welcomes First Nations curator Clothilde Bullen in key strategic role.

Sullivan+Strumpf adds up-and-comer to its stable

Sullivan+Strumpf picks up local multidisciplinary textile artist Julia Gutman.

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

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

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

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

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

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.