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The Discord of Art: Kimberley Art Awards 2015

The Discord of Art: Kimberley Art Awards 2015

MartuwarraWestern Australia’s longest running regional art award has just celebrated its 45th anniversary. The Shire of Derby West Kimberley Civic Centre was a full house of artists, sponsors and patrons of the arts last Saturday evening as the winners were announced. The 112 entries formed an eclectic catalogue of work that proved too difficult for this year’s judge to pick a single definitive winner. Being an open award, entries had come from across the country.  Most forms of visual art were represented from photo realism to abstract expressionism.  The curator was skilled in her placement of such a varied body of work in a way that everything sat comfortably within the exhibition space. The result was a visual feast for the viewer to stroll through and savour.  Read more  
Karli is the Bomb

Karli is the Bomb

Karli's Cherry Bomb Visual art is a powerful medium for communication. Throughout human history art has played a major role in recording, revering, protesting and interpreting human achievement. It is often said that its culture that makes us human. I disagree, as there is evidence of animals displaying culture. I believe its art that makes us human. It’s our ability to interpret the complex and abstract through simple line, colour and composition that sets us apart from the animal kingdom.  Read more  

2011 October Art House Post

2011 October Art House Post

But first, the travel. My wife and I spent 5 weeks traveling through Africa on Safari. It was a trip that neither of us will forget in a hurry. We would highly recommend it to everyone. In a world where resource development takes a priority over everything else, it is very re-assuring to see the value placed on conservation in Africa. I kept a travel blog as we went, so if you require further prompting to go take a look. African Safari Read more  

2011 Port Hedland Art Awards

2011 Port Hedland Art Awards

The 2011 Hedland Art Awards are now calling for entries from artists across the Kimberley and Pilbara. Links to entry forms and conditions can be found at the end of this article.
Hedland Art Awards
THe Hedland Art Awards are presented by The Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery and Form and proudly supported by BHP Billiton Iron Ore. The Awards will be announced on August 26 and the exhibition will run from August 27 to October 13. The prize for the most oustanding work is $20,000, seven other awards will be judged with prizes ranging from $500 to $15,000.

Key dates for the awards are; Entry Forms to be submitted by July 25. Delivery of Artworks  on August 6 & 7. Opening Night August 26. Collection of Artworks October 13 to 15.
Entry Forms.
Guidlines and conditions.
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