Heidi Yardley is a finalist in the Paul Guest Prize 2020 at Bendigo Art Gallery with her work ‘Always the same ghost’ . The Paul Guest Prize is an award and exhibition held biennially that highlights contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The Prize was initiated by former Family Court Judge and Olympic rower, The Honourable…

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Leo Coyte is a finalist in the Paul Guest Prize 2020 at Bendigo Art Gallery with his work ‘All in a heap (Bumpheads Surrender)’ The Paul Guest Prize is an award and exhibition held biennially that highlights contemporary drawing practice in Australia. The Prize was initiated by former Family Court Judge and Olympic rower, The…

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“Bendigo based artist Leo Coyte will show a new body of work entitled ‘Shelter’ at Nicholas Thompson Gallery, his third exhibition with the Melbourne gallery. Coyte has quickly developed a following for his visually complex paintings that meld abstraction and figuration with a post-pop post-punk sensibility. As Coyte explains: “Vivid colour, dark humour and macabre subject…

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The Long Run #2: Wendy Stavrianos on landscape, nature and gender barriers PODCAST Tiarney Miekus, 4 September 2020 What does it mean to create and innovate over six decades? Art Guide Australia’s newest podcast series The Long Run considers this question with three artists who have had careers spanning sixty years, each reflecting on their…

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Image: Dan Kyle ‘Hear it coming (last sun)’ 2020 oil and mixed media on board 150 x 150 cm Dan Kyle is a finalist in the 2020 Calleen Art Award at Cowra Regional Art Gallery, exhibited from 4 October to 15 November 2020 . The Calleen Art Award is an acquisitive art prize that encourages…

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Image: Suzanne Archer ‘Glyph’ 2020 oil on canvas 90 x 122 cm Suzanne Archer is a finalist in the 2020 Calleen Art Award at Cowra Regional Art Gallery, exhibited from 4 October to 15 November 2020 . The Calleen Art Award is an acquisitive art prize that encourages originality and artistic merit, established in 1977…

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Image: Philjames, ‘Landscape composition 1’, 2020, oil on vintage offset lithograph 71 x 80 cm Established in 1947, the Mosman Art Prize is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious local government art award. It was founded by the artist, architect and arts advocate, Alderman Allan Gamble, at a time when only a small handful of art…

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Image: Dan Kyle ‘The light shines through the smoke’ 2020 oil and mixed media on board 120 x 120 cm Established in 1947, the Mosman Art Prize is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious local government art award. It was founded by the artist, architect and arts advocate, Alderman Allan Gamble, at a time when only…

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