Author Archives: Fiona Edmeades

Rachel Milne -Kilgour Art Prize

Congratulations to Rachel Milne who is a finalist in the Kilgour Art Prize at the Newcastle Regional Art Gallery with her picture Unsure oil on board 28x22cm

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Martin King wins Peoples Choice Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize

Congratulations Martin – winner of the People’s Choice Award at the 2016 Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize 2016 This exhibition has concluded  

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Rachel Milne Awarded Haefliger’s Cottage Artist in Residence

Rachel Milne has been awarded the Art in Residence at Hill End June 2016 It is a 4 week residency and she will have an exhibition of her Hill End paintings after the residency Thank you Bathurst Regional Gallery and … Continue reading

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Calleen Award Cowra Regional Gallery

Rachel Milne is a finalist in the Calleen Award Cowra Regional Gallery – Congratulations Rachel has been awarded highly commended 2016 Oil on board 81x122cm

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Orange Regional Art Gallery

Elisabeth Cummings and Rachel Ellis will be exhibiting their dog drawings in a show at Orange Regional Gallery Orange – Best in Show: Dogs in Australian Art Until 3rd July 2016 Orange Regional Gallery Byng St Orange NSW PH 0263938136

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The Glover Art Prize 2016

Congratulations to Adriane Strampp who is a finalist in The Glover Prize 2016 with her painting ‘Guide’ oil on linen 122x122cm The exhibition will be held in Evandale Tasmania and will be awarded to the best contemporary landscape of Tasmania. … Continue reading

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Just Draw – Newcastle Art Gallery

John Bokor is part of the Just Draw Exhibition at the Newcastle Regional Gallery.  Exhibition dates are 6 February – 1 May 2016. for more information click here

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Paddington Art Prize 2015 Ross Laurie

Congratulations to Ross Laurie who is the winner of the $25,000 2015 Paddington Art Prize with ‘Pink Dawn at Weabonga,’ oil on canvas 122x138cm. Exhibition dates 24 Oct – 1 Nov 111-113 Queen Street Woollahra. This is an acquisitive prize and … Continue reading

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Richard Wastell acquired by Kedumba Drawing Award

Congratulations to Richard Wastell whos artwork has been purchased for the 2015 Kedumba Drawing Award.  The exhibition will be held at Orange Regional Gallery from 12 September – 15 November 2015. He was one of 5 selected for the collection. … Continue reading

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Tom Carment Talk

Tom Carment will be discussing his book Seven Walks with Sheona White at Customs House Library on Wednesday 26 August at 12.30pm Bookings a must please call Customs House for more information. Signed copies also available at King Street Gallery

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Amanda Penrose Hart & Joanna Logue Bruny Island Exhibition

Joanna Logue and Amanda Penrose Hart will be participating in the exhibition At Bull Bay showing from their 2014 Bruny Island residency.  Exhibition dates 18 February – 15 March 2015 at Despard Gallery, Hobart Tasmania

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Joanna Logue at the Orange Regional Gallery

Joanna Logue is part of the Natura Morta exhibition at Orange Regional Gallery.  Exhibition dates 21 November 2014 – 11 January 2015.

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Adriane Strampp

Congratulations to Adriane Strampp who has been selected as a finalist in the Paul Guest Art Prize, with her work Echo charcoal and wax on board 50x50cm, at the Bendigo Art Gallery, exhibition dates 15 – 26 January 2015

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Martin King

Congratulations Martin King is the winner of the 2014 Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson Memorial Art Award, with his work  This mess we’re in.  The exhibition will be held at The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum 8 November – 11 … Continue reading

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Amanda Penrose Hart at Bruny Island

Amanda Penrose Hart has spent the last three weeks at the Bull Bay artist’s residency, Bruny Island, Tasmania.  Exhibition at Despard Gallery, Hobart 18 February – 15 March 2015

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Idris Murphy and Paul Martin – Edinburgh UK

Idris Murphy and Paul Martin are currently on show at the Warburton Gallery, Edinburgh, UK with their exhibition ‘Edgelands’.  For more information visit the gallery website here

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John Edwards

Congratulations to John Edwards who is a finalist in the Kilgour Figurative Art Prize.  The exhibition will be at the Newcastle Regional Gallery from 8 November 2014- 25 January 2015.  The winner will be announced at the Official opening on … Continue reading

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Paddington Art Prize

Congratulations to Joanna Logue, Adriane Strampp and John Bokor who have been selected as finalists in the Paddington Art Prize. left Joanna Logue: 2014  Ducknest Paddock – Essington oil on linen 60x160cm

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Shona Wilson at Newcastle Regional Gallery

Shona Wilson’s work Streamline I will be part of the One from None: The minimal aesthetic in Art’ at the Newcastle Regional Gallery 23 August – 16 November 2014. http://www.nag.org.au/exhibitions/future/artist/one_from_none

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Richard Wastell – The Skullbone Experiment at COFA Galleries

Richard Wastell is exhibiting in The Skullbone Experiment at Cofa Galleries 18 July – 30 August 2014. The exhibition is the result of a wilderness residency at Skullbone Plains, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Participating artists include … Continue reading

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Marc Standing – Leyden Gallery, London UK

Marc Standing will be in the exhibition ‘Platform for Emerging Artists III’ at Leyden Gallery, London UK. The exhibition runs 30 July – 9 August 2014.

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Wendy Sharpe Archibald Finalist 2014

Congratulations to Wendy Sharpe who is a finalist in 2014 Archibald with her painting Mr Ash Flanders.

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Kensuke Todo at Drill Hall Gallery

Mild steel sculptures that contrast industrial impersonality with the simulated softness and intimate warmth of bedding materials – this exhibition examines the paradoxical works of Japanese-born, Canberra-resident, Kensuke Todo. Born in Kyoto, educated in Japan and Australia, Todo extends his … Continue reading

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Wendy Sharpe – Paris Show

For many years, Wendy Sharpe has regularly spent time painting the people and scenes of Paris. ‘Le Regard de deux Australiens’  will be her first Paris exhibition. click on invite for further details

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Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize

Elisabeth Cummings and Marc Standing are part of the Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize at the National Art School Gallery until 15 May 2014

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Waiheke Island Artists in Residence

King Street Gallery Artists Elisabeth Cummings, Idris Murphy, Peter O’Doherty & Amanda Penrose Hart are some of the artists currently at the Waiheke Island,  artists’ residency, New Zealand until 21 April 2014. read full article here

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Eutick Memorial Still Life Award – Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Congratulations to John Bokor who has been announced the winner of Eutick Memorial Still Life Award 2013, with his picture The Empty Vase oil on canvas 120x90cm.  Well done John.

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Mentors: Inspirational Women

Elisabeth Cummings and Shona Wilson are participating in the inaugural exhibition at Abbotsleigh’s newly launched Grace Cossington Smith Gallery  the exhibition runs until 5 December 2013 for more information here

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Doug Moran 2013

Congratulations to Wendy Sharpe who has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Doug Moran Prize.  The exhibition is on view at Juniper Hall 250 Oxford Street from October 24 2013.

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Fisher Ghost Art Award 2013

Congratulations to John Bokor who has been selected as a finalist in the Fisher Ghost Art Award 2013 with his painting Canberra Landscape  oil on canvas 80 x 105cm [left].  The Exhibition will be held at the Campbelltown Arts Centre 2 … Continue reading

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Clayton Utz Art Award 2013

Congratulations to Marc Standing who has been highly commended in the Clayton Utz Art Award with his work [left] Rattling the Bones oil on canvas 100x100cm

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Adriane Strampp

Congratulations to Adriane Strampp who is a finalist in the 2013 Banyula Works on Paper Prize, with her work ‘Ether’.  The exhibition runs from 18 October – 13 December at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, Ivanhoe, Victoria.

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John Edwards -Paddington Art Prize

Congratulations to John Edwards who has been  awarded second prize in the Paddington Art Prize for his work Marking the Boundary [pictured left].  The finalist exhibition is on show at Mary Place 24 September – 6 October 2013

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John Bokor Wins Wilson Art Award

Congratulations to John Bokor who won the Wilson Art Award for his triptych On  the Road to Canberra, announced last night by judge Anne Ryan Curator of Australian prints, drawings and watercolours at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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Joanna Logue at Tamworth Regional Gallery

Joanna Logue is part of the Feminine Optic: Perspectives on the Landscape exhibition, curated by Andrew Frost at Tamworth Regional Gallery 14 September – 19 October 2013 Joanna will be part of the panel discussion with the artists and curator at 11.15am on … Continue reading

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Shona Wilson: Ultimo Science Week UTS

Shona Wilson is part of the ‘Living Data’ Exhibition, Ultimo Science Week; UTS  12-21 September 2013. Shona will also take part in the forum discussion on Sunday 15 September 2013 at 1.40 pm.  For further details on the event click … Continue reading

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Andrew Christofides at the Drawing Symposium National Art School

Andrew Christofides will be talking at ‘Thinking Drawing: Making Drawing’ a drawing symposium at the National Art School on Friday 13 September 2-8pm in the Cell Block Theatre. Six artists will discuss the diverse ways they use drawing, covering a … Continue reading

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Salvatore Gerardi

Congratulations to Salvatore Gerardi who has been selected as a finalist in the Hutchins Art Prize.  The exhibition runs  15 – 27 October 2013 at Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart. Salvatore has also been hung in the 25 x 25 Contemporary Japanese … Continue reading

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Six Artists – Seven Days at Mary Place Gallery

The exhibition features paintings and works on paper by Elisabeth Cummings, Idris Murphy, Peter Godwin, John Peart, Lucy Culliton and works by acclaimed photographer Jason Capobianco. Six Artists | Seven Days is the culmination of a project that began over … Continue reading

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Jayne Dyer recipient of Australian Arts in Asia Award

Congratulations to Jayne Dyer recipient of the inaugural Australian Arts in Asia Award in recognition of her achievements and contribution towards the forming of creative ties with Asia.

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Art Gallery of New South Wales

Elisabeth Cummings and John Bokor are part of the Still Life exhibition on view at the Art Gallery of NSW, Lowy Gonski Gallery. The exhibition charts the continuous development of still life in Australian art. Exhibition dates  27 July 2013 … Continue reading

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Rachel Ellis wins Mosman Art Prize 2013

Congratulations to Rachel Ellis who is the winner of the Mosman Art Prize 2013 with her painting Bathurst Landscape William Street oil on board 100ox134cm.  

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