Australian Geographic Junior Nature Photographer

Congratulations Ryan North for again being selected as a finalist for Australian Geographic Junior Nature Photographer. Good luck for the final judging! http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/wildlife/2016/07/nature-photographer-of-the-year-2016-junior/junior-7   http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/wildlife/2016/07/nature-photographer-of-the-year-2016-junior/junior-6

Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk

2016 EXHIBITION 23 September – 23 October 2016 CALL FOR ARTISTS OPEN NOW UNTIL 18 April 2016 HIDDEN is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that provides artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in Australia’s most historic and culturally significant cemetery. Rookwood Cemetery is interested in exhibiting works that respond to the themes surrounding theContinue reading “Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk”

Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize 2016

Entries now open $50,000 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize 2016 One of Australia’s most loved and richest Portrait Awards returns in 2016. Entries now open $50,000 non acquisitive award for realistic portraiture. Entries close Friday May 6, 2016 Exhibition at Bega Valley Regional Gallery 17 June – 20 August 2016 Get entry form Like andContinue reading “Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize 2016”

Folk Singer/Songwriter of the Year | Joe Mungovan

Congratulations Joe Mungovan for winning Folk Singer/Songwriter Of The Year for his song Face in the Crowd at the Songsalive! Australia awards last night. Thank you to everyone that made last night happen, especially Songsalive Australia! Joe It is exciting to continue to see our local talent celebrated and acknowledged.  

Hidden | Rockwood Cemetary Sculpture Walk

Rookwood is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for HIDDEN 2014! Now in its 6 year HIDDEN provides artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in Australia’s most historic and culturally significant cemetery. Rookwood Cemetery is interested in exhibiting works that respond to the themes surrounding the Rookwood site, such as history,Continue reading “Hidden | Rockwood Cemetary Sculpture Walk”

Hidden | Rockwood Cemetary Sculpture Walk

Rookwood is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for HIDDEN 2014! Now in its 6 year HIDDEN provides artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in Australia’s most historic and culturally significant cemetery. Rookwood Cemetery is interested in exhibiting works that respond to the themes surrounding the Rookwood site, such as history,Continue reading “Hidden | Rockwood Cemetary Sculpture Walk”

Congratulations | Anita Larkin

Congratulations to Anita Larkin for being shortlisted for the 2013 62nd Blake Prize with her work Faith Faith is woven together using hair collected from a mother, her daughter, and her granddaughter, from the one family of the Bahá’í faith from Iran. The ringstone symbol signifies Gods purpose for us, and is worn as Bahá’íContinue reading “Congratulations | Anita Larkin”

Arts Honour Roll Nomonations 2014

There are individual artists, of all genres, within the Kiama community who make important contributions to the Municipality and who excel within their chosen field. These individuals are an important part of the cultural tapestry and history of the Kiama local government area and bring honour and recognition to our community. The Kiama Arts HonourContinue reading “Arts Honour Roll Nomonations 2014”

Blake Poetry Prize | Local Poet Shortlisted

Congratulations to Kiama resident, poet and author, Christine Paice who has been shortlisted in this year’s Blake Poetry Prize. You can find her poem on the Blake Poetry Prize website it is called the Quality of Light. The poem is written about the night of February 24, 2013 night of the tornadoes. It is aboutContinue reading “Blake Poetry Prize | Local Poet Shortlisted”

IMaginE Awards

Each year dedicated people in museums, galleries and Aboriginal cultural centres across the state are planning and developing engaging and innovative projects. The IMAginE awards offer an opportunity to honour the commitment of these individuals and the programs they deliver. They celebrate the extraordinary diversity within the NSW museum and gallery sector. Nominations are invitedContinue reading “IMaginE Awards”

The Great Dave

Congratulations to Kiama local, Dave Evans for placing 3rd at the Australian Street Entertainment Championships held on the Gold Coast. Dave and Tamara will be heading off soon for a 4month tour performing through Europe. We wish them well and look forward to hearing updates from their trip. Dave and Tamara are also the creativeContinue reading “The Great Dave”

Congratulations

Congratulations to Sharon Blair who just recently received the news from Kiama’s Art Society 34th Annual Art Exhibition that her work titled New Beginnings received a special award for the Contemporary Abstract Section. Earlier this month the same painting also received an Honorable Mention in a global online art contest sponsored by World Wide ArtContinue reading “Congratulations”