07/23/19

‘Still’ National Still Life Award 2019 | Finalists Michael Cusack and Stephen Bird

 

 

OLSEN Gallery congratulates Stephen Bird and Michael Cusack on their selection as finalists for ‘STILL’ National Still Life Award 2019.

Still is a biennial, acquisitive award for artworks in the genre of still life, in all mediums. The award is open to artists at all stages of their careers.

Still: National Still Life Award seeks to highlight the diversity and vitality of still life in Australian contemporary art practice, broadening the interpretation and meaning of this enduring genre.

The Still exhibition opens on Friday 20th September 2019, with the official opening on Saturday 21st September, and runs until Saturday 16th November 2019 at the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.

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07/17/19

works from olsen gallery at THE CULT CURATED EDITION BY INFINITE DESIGN STUDIO

 

Cult announces a new collaborative project – The Cult Curated Edition by Infinite Design Studio – a pop-up store taking place in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. The Queen’s Court pop-up will feature a highly curated selection of designer furniture from Cult’s most iconic brands.

Opening in mid-July, The Cult Curated Edition by Infinite Design Studio is a pop-up retail store featuring a selection of iconic Cult pieces, curated by Infinite Design Studio’s Michelle Macarounas.

In a larger scale extension to the already popular Curated Edition – Infinite Design Studio’s monthly in-studio curation of art and design – The Cult Curated Edition pop-up will be located just across the courtyard from Infnite Design’s Woollahra Studio.

The Cult Curated by Infinite Design features a number of works from the OLSEN Gallery stockroom.

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07/13/19

Zoe Young | 2019 Portia Geach Memorial Award Finalist

Off the back of winning last year’s Portia Geach Memorial Award, Zoe Young is a 2019 finalist with her work The Collectors (Suz & Paul Isherwood).

The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists. Established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive prize is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by any female artist resident in Australia during the twelve months preceding the close date for entries.’

The 2019 exhibition will run from August 2 to September 15, 2019 at the S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney.

 

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07/9/19

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Hosting Annual Melbourne Gala Dinner

 

The Brandenburg Orchestra will be hosting their annual Melbourne Gala Dinner on July 17 at the Metropolis on Southbank. The evening is one dedicated to fine dining, wine and splendid music, as well as the opportunity to support the orchestra and celebrate our many supporters.

The Brandenburg are delighted to include this stunning painting from Zoe Young as a part of our auction, the proceeds of which will go towards developing our artistic programs and furthering the orchestra in taking bold creative steps in 2020 and beyond.

We would like to offer audiences of the Olsen Gallery a 10% discount on our upcoming Fourth Season ‘Next Generation Baroque’ as a way of extending our thanks and appreciation to the gallery for their enduring support and partnership.

 

Terms & Conditions:

10% off Premium, A, B and C reserves for Sydney mainstage concerts only.

Valid until 12pm on the day of the performance during the week and Friday 12pm for the weekend performances. Conditions and Booking fees apply.

Bookings can be made via this link:

https://www.brandenburg.com.au/concerts/2019/next-generation-baroque/?promo=Olsen2019

Or by using the promo-code Olsen2019 on the phone or on our website.

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07/3/19

Stephen Bird | Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

 

OLSEN Gallery congratulates artist Stephen Bird on his selection as a finalist in the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award. The finalist works will be on display at the Shepparton Art Museum until September, 2019. The Museum is located at 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton, VIC.

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06/18/19

Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

The Shepparton Art Museum’s is holding it’s flagshib biennal exhibition, The 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award (SMFACA)


The SCMFACA creates opportunities for artists to produce new bodies of work. As a $50,000 acquisitive prize, the SMFACA cements its place as Australia’s premier Award in the medium of contemporary ceramics.

Judges: Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Art Gallery of South Australia; Stephen Benwell, Artist; and Dr Rebecca Coates, Director, Shepparton Art Museum.

Friday 21 June 2019, 6pm to 8pm
SAM, 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton

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06/15/19

Vipoo Srivilasa in ‘All That’s Gold Does Glitter – An Exhibition of Glamorous Ceramics’

Six of Vipoo Srivilasa’s porcelain sculptures are on show at the Macau Museum of Art as part of Art Macau. All That’s Gold Does Glitter – An Exhibition of Glamorous Ceramics, features ‘90 ceramic masterpieces from outstanding artists from 13 different countries and regions’.

Cureated by internationally acclaimed artist, Caroline Cheng. The exquisite contemporary ceramics show is the largest and highest-level ceramic art exhibition in the Greater Bay Area to date.

The show will ‘challenge the definition of contemporary ceramics, showing a global audience that clay can be extravagant and luxurious’. Held at four casino-hotels operated by Sands China, including the Venetian Hotel.

The exhibition opens June 8th 2019 and will continue until mid October 2019.

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05/21/19

JACQUI STOCKDALE | Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture

 

OLSEN Gallery congratulates Jacqui Stockdale on her selection as a finalist in the Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture with her work Matilda. The Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture is a $20,000 biennial national award for excellence in photographic portraiture dedicated to the memory of photographer Olive Cotton. The winning work is acquired for the Gallery’s Collection. The Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture Exhibition opens on 12 July 2019 – 22 September 2019.

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05/21/19

JACQUI STOCKDALE | 2019 LEN FOX PAINTING AWARD

 

OLSEN Gallery congratulates Jacqui Stockdale on her selection as a finalist in the 2019 Len Fox Painting Award with portrait Brother Nature. The Len Fox Painting Award is a highlight of the Castlemaine Art Museum 2019 Exhibition Program. The Len Fox Painting Award Exhibition opens on 8 June 2019 – 1 September 2019.

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05/15/19

FRIENDS STUDIO TOUR: JOHN YOUNG | AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP

Join the Friends of the Australian Tapestry Workshop for an exclusive visit to the studio of leading Australian artist John Young. John has collaborated with the ATW on two significant tapestries, Open World (2005) and Finding Kenneth Myer (2011).

John Young was born in Hong Kong and moved to Australia in 1967. He read philosophy of science and aesthetics at the University of Sydney and then studied painting and sculpture at Sydney College of the Arts. He is well known for his series of paintings that are inspired by transcultural concerns and a bicultural experience. His works have been shown in more than 60 solo exhibitions and more than 160 group exhibitions across Australia, Asia and Europe.

Join the artist on a tour of his studio, and to learn more about his practice and recent projects and exhibitions. Refreshments will be provided at the conclusion of the tour.

ADMISSION
Friends of the ATW $20
General Public $30
Friends of the ATW + Guest $40

Tuesday 2 July 2019 | 5:30pm | Address to be supplied 3 business days before event

Click here to book

Click here to join the Friends of the ATW

For more information, contact the ATW on 9699 7885 or email contact@austapestry.com.au

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