Under 21? MOSMAN YOUTH ART PRIZE!!

youth prizeMOSMAN YOUTH ART PRIZE

The Mosman Youth Art Prize is an annual competition organised by Mosman Council that aims to encourage the creative talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists whilst providing a showcase for their works. It was initiated in 1988 by the internationally renowned artist and local resident Ken Done AM. The Prize is open to all young people aged 12-21 years and is one of the richest Youth Art Prizes in Australia.

Congratulations to the winners of the Mosman Youth Art Prize 2017, an annual competition organised by Mosman Council aimed at encouraging the creative talents of young, aspiring and emerging artists and providing a showcase for their works along with over $8,000 in cash prizes and $6,000 in art scholarships, materials and prizes.

A crowd of over three hundred people attended the opening of the 2017 Mosman Youth Art Prize on Friday 31 March at Mosman Art Gallery. The awards were handed out by Mayor of Mosman, Councillor Peter Abelson and this year’s judge, Cara Macleod. The awards were supported by Gold Sponsor – Mosman Audi, and Silver Sponsors – Fourth Village Providore, National Art School, Northshore School of Art and The Julian Ashton Art School.

An exhibition showcasing the selected artwork will be held at Mosman Art Gallery until 13 April 2017.

See the 2017 Mosman Youth Art Prize winners here

 

http://mosmanartgallery.org.au/mosman-youth-art-prize 

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APW President Joe Connor and APW Director Anne Virgo OAM invite you to VISIONS

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a selection of limited edition fine art prints produced
through APW’s artist support programs in 2017

APW Artist-In-Residence Program
Peter Burgess
Jo Lankester 

APW Collie Print Trust Emerging Victorian Printmaker Scholarship
Malini Maunsell

APW James Northfield Lithography Scholarship
Annalise Mayer

Opening 2 – 4pm Saturday 10 March 

Exhibition continues until 21 April 2018

Australian Print Workshop Gallery
210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065
T: (03) 9419 5466  E: auspw@bigpond.com

 

 

Island Press: Internship

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Download summer 2018 internship call>>

Island Press offers a limited number of internship opportunities for students and artists interested in print collaboration and arts administration.

For fall and spring semester internships, enrollment is done by semester, and full-semester internships are preferred. Internships are unpaid, but students may receive up to 3 units of academic credit.

Summer internships are unpaid, but interns will receive an honorarium of $1,000 to help offset living expenses.

Application Deadline

Summer internship: March 2, 2018

Summer 2018 Internship Description

The summer 2018 internship dates are June 1-30, 2018. Summer interns will work as assistant printers, editioning projects by past visiting artists including Lisa Anne Auerbach and Diane Victor, and will perform other duties related to the operation of the press. Interns will work in support of the 2018 Emerging Artist Fellowship, assisting in the development of that project while the fellow is in residence at the end of June. Interns work under the supervision of Tom Reed, master printer, and Lisa Bulawsky, director.

General Requirements
• Summer interns work full-time during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. There also will be occasional work that is required and/or can be accomplished outside of these days/times.
• Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, able to work independently, and detail-oriented, and will possess good communication skills.
• Prior printmaking experience is required.
• Prior experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and Epson large format printers is desirable.

Application Process
Submit the following to islandpress@wustl.edu by March 2, 2018:

• Brief cover letter explaining: 1) your interest in an Island Press internship; 2) your prior experience and how it applies to this opportunity
• Resume, including current contact information (ie., mailing address, email, phone number, and Skype name)
• Names and contact information for 2 references
• 5 jpgs (72 dpi, 1,000 pixels on longest side) of your work

TAKING UP WITH MODERNISM:THE AKKY VAN OGTROP COLLECTION

DelmarGallery1217_17_WEB-700x688Focusing on the tumultuous years of the European avant-garde and their legacy, taking up with modernism: the Akky van Ogtrop Collection includes master prints, rare documents and artist’s books from the collection of works on paper specialist, Print Council president and DADA enthusiast, Akky van Ogtrop.

Artists represented include Theo van Doesburg, Erich Buchholz, Max Ernst, Frantisek Kupka, César Domela Nieuwenhuis, Josef Albers, Robert Motherwell, Maurice van Essche and more. The earliest piece is a 1917 issue of the influential German avant-garde arts publication, “Der Sturm”, with woodcuts by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

*****Free gallery talk:   Saturday 17 February, 2.30pm, Akky van Ogtrop in conversation with exhibition curator Catherine Benz

Exhibition dates: 4 – 25 February, 2018

Free admission

image: Maurice van Essche (1906 – 1977), “Dada Affiche” 1926, lithograph, 19 x 21cm. Reproduced with permission of the artist’s estate

Parramatta Artists Studios

Parramatta Creative Fellowship
Apply now!!!
Artists and creative workers are invited to apply for the Creative Fellowship Fund which awards $20,000 to support the development of new work and/or professional development. This fund is open to practitioners working in a variety of art forms and mediums. Previous Fellows include Carl Sciberras, Anna McMahon and David Capra.

Other funding opportunities include:

  • Creative Project Leveraging Fund: Grants up to $20,000 are awarded to professional groups or organisations to support creative projects in the Parramatta region.
  • Parramatta Heritage & Stories Research Fund: Grants up to $5,000 are awarded to support projects that add to the knowledge of Parramatta’s history and heritage.

 

Applications close 5 March, 4pm. Apply here