Thursday, April 29, 2010

UP Space Gallery Now Calling for Proposals

UP Space Gallery is established by the artists' collective, Ultimo Project Studios Inc.  It is an Artist’s Run Space and a not-for-profit organisation.  Its inauguration began last year with the group’s Salon Show.

The aim is to provide a space to enter into a dialogue of visual arts for both unrepresented professional artists and emerging artists.

We are now calling for proposals from curators and artists.  Click here to access the application form, or, click on the UP Space Gallery icon on the sidebar.

Exhibition Opening night at the UP Space Gallery. Photographed by Warren Coleman.   

Inside the gallery.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Studio Members' Residency in Beijing

Jan Fieldsend with her work from her residency in BeiGao studio 3 and 4.

Therese Kenyon and Jan Fieldsend have recently returned from an artist in residence program with Redgate Gallery in Beijing. They are working towards an exhibition in 2010/11 showing new work influenced by their time in China.

Therese Kenyon with her work at the exhibition.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Barbara Licha selected for the Alice Prize

Suspended, 2009. Galvanised wire. 76 X 36 X 25 cm
Barbara was amongst the 52 artists pre-selected for this year's Alice Prize.

The work shown will be exhibited along with other 52 finalists' work.

Exhibition Opening: Friday 30 April, 6.00pm

Exhibition date: 1 May - 6 June
Araluen Arts Centre
Northern Territory

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Call for artist submissions: headland 2011 (NZ)

Contact E-Mail :
Deadline : Saturday, 1 May, 2010
State : International
headland Sculpture on the Gulf Waiheke Island, NZ
Next year’s headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2011 will be the fifth biennial exhibition set along Waiheke’s spectacular coastal walkway during summer 2011 from January 28 to February 20.

All work for headland is selected especially for the exhibition. The selectors’ panel for 2011 all have national experience and include Trish Clark, Chairperson  for the Advisory Panel for Public Art; Heather Galbraith, Senior Curator/Manager Curatorial Programmes at the City Gallery, Wellington, Te Whare Toi and James McCarthy, Executive Director, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts.
Selected international artists are eligible for financial assistance
Information and application forms are on the website
Artists are invited to talk over their ideas with director, Juliet Monaghan.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


The John Fries Memorial Prize 2010 is an award of $10,000 and a solo exhibition at Viscopy's contemporary art space, Blackfriars off Broadway.

This annual prize is open to all artists resident in Australia whose work is not represented in the collection of  a regional, state, territory or national public art gallery.

 Artists of all ages and disciplines, whether members of Viscopy or not, are eligible to enter.

The prize has been donated by the Fries family in memory of former Viscopy director and honorary treasurer, John Fries, who made a remarkable contribution to the life and success of Viscopy.

Completed entry applications must reach Viscopy by 5pm Monday 24 May 2010. For more detailed information please go to where you can download an entry form with conditions.
Viscopy is Australia and New Zealand's not-for-profit copyright collecting organisation for the visual arts providing copyright licensing services on behalf of our members to a wide and varied customer base. We represent approximately 43% of Australian and New Zealand artists and their beneficiaries and 40,000 international artists and beneficiaries in Australian and New Zealand territories through reciprocal agreements with 45 visual arts rights management agencies around the world.