Arts grant to help author reveal story of sisters

November 9, 2016

Author Cathy Craigie has been awarded the prestigious 2016 New South Wales Aboriginal Arts Fellowship of $30,000 to research a powerful story from the north of the State. The Aboriginal writer will undertake her fellowship […]

Deakin dudes head OS for design workshops

November 3, 2016

Melbourne’s Deakin University is working on an international guide to help visual designers use culturally-aware and accurate representations of Indigenous imagery in their work. Development of the International Indigenous Design Charter begins next month when […]

Boomerang Festival aiming for a big comeback

October 13, 2016

The Boomerang Festival is bouncing back. Bundjalung country’s Indigenous arts and culture festival was launched in 2013 only to be hit with funding cuts which forced it into an indefinite hiatus as a stand-alone event […]

Jonathan blossums in Royal Botanical exhibition

September 20, 2016

Tens of thousands of people are expected to view an art project by Wiradjuri-Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones in Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden. Jones’ barrangal dyara, or skin and bones, was inspired by the history of […]

Aficionados head north to taste Top End art

July 19, 2016

More than 10,000 visitors are expected at this year’s Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, including buyers from major galleries around Australia and overseas. Organisers said this week The National Gallery of Victoria, The National Gallery of […]

Ray’s flying high with unique take on art

July 13, 2016

A 16-year-old who lives in the heart of remote Kakadu has become an overnight hit with his super-hero inspired art. Ray Mudjandi’s first exhibition has only just opened but he is already being offered commissions […]

Indigenous art works on the move

June 30, 2016

Helping Australians connect with Indigenous art is behind the launch of an unique display set to tour the country and delight audiences nationwide. The installation now at the Perth Cultural Centre features artworks from past […]

NSW Parliament calling all indigenous artists

June 22, 2016

The NSW Parliament is again offering space to Indigenous artists to exhibit on their Reconciliation Wall. Inaugurated in 1998, the Wall is an exhibition space dedicated to promoting Aboriginal art and expression. It provides a […]

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