Congratulations to SDFA artist Sherrie Knipe whose work has been featured on the cover of the November 2011 - March 2012 issue of 'antiques & art in Queensland'. The work, titled Baggushka was selected as a finalist in the Stan and Maureen Duke Prize and is currently on display at the Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld. ...more
Miki Kubo talks about the inspiration for her delicate engraved glass work in Craft Arts International magazine. There are reasons for Nature being how it is. There is a perfection to it. Nature does not have doubts or confusion. Nature doesn't "think" or "work things out". It knows - and there's a profound trust in that. Animals know what they are and what they are meant to do. ...more
8 September 2011
AWARD-WINNING artist David Fairbairn is showcasing his new exhibition Insight at Stella Downer Fine Art until Saturday, September 17. ...more
24 August 2011
"Like the Chinese condition," Liu Zhuoquan says, "the act of painting inside a tight, curved space can be difficult and frustrating." The Beijing based artist uses a technique pioneered in snuff bottle painting to decorate the insides of bottles with social commentary. ...more
23 August 2011
Jeannette Davison has written a feature on artist Guy Stuart on her arts and design blog isiiad.
Once again, I find that Warrandyte is host to one of Melbourne's most notable artists. A quick glance at Guy Stuart's bio reveals an exhibition history spanning 50 years. His work has been collected by pretty much every major public gallery in this country, not to mention eight regional galleries, TarraWarra Museum of Art included....more
21 July 2011
Artist WENDY TEAKEL of Murrumbateman, NSW has received four Special Recognition Awards for her artwork in the 13th Annual Landscape Juried Online International Art Exhibition hosted by Upstream People Gallery. ...more
20 July - 13 August 2011
Twenty artists from the 2011 Artists in Residence Program at Taronga Zoo, including SDFA artist Steve Lopes, are exhibiting at The University Gallery, University of Newcastle from 20 July - 13 August 2011. Exhibition opens Friday 22 July from 6pm.