Mark Rodda: Geelong Contemporary Art Prize 2014

Congratulations to Mark Rodda who has been shortlisted for this year’s Geelong Contemporary Art Prize. Hosted by the Geelong Gallery, there is a $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition featuring 42 works. The recipient will be announced on 29 August and the exhibition will be on display from Saturday 30 August to Sunday 23 November 2014.

Geelong Gallery Little Malop Street Geelong Victoria.









Mark Rodda Antler Falls 2014 acrylic and oil on marine ply 103 x 110 cm

Suzie Idiens: Returning to the Field (SNO) 2014

Sydney Non Objective are currently staging Returning to the Field an exciting curated exhibition honouring the contribution of Australian artists to Colour Field painting. The SNO Contemporary Art Projects’ exhibition features Suzie Idiens’ work alongside some of the giants of Australian abstract and non-objective art including Sydney Ball, Michael Johnson, Gunter Christmann, Debra Dawes, Wendy Paramor and many others. The exhibition continues until 24 August.
Suzie Idiens Blue Yellow 2010 MDF, Polyurethane 94 x 120 x 6 cm

Matthew Hopkins: Substation Contemporary Art Prize (2014)

Congratulations to Mathew Hopkins who will present a recent work in the finalists’ exhibition for The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, opening 15 August at 1 Market Street, Newport VIC.







Surrender 2014 mixed media installation:

Surrender Ruin 2014 enamel on expanding foam, wood, socks, CD acrylic and varnish on plastic, dimension variable
Clocks of the other world 2014 acrylic on wood, each panel approx 35 x 30 cm each
Silent Sound Sculpture #2 2014 acrylic and varnish on air drying clay, audio cables and on table, dimensions variable

Craig Waddell: Salon des Refuses 2014

Craig Waddell‘s 2014 Wynne entry has been selected for the Salon des Refuses to be hosted at the S. H. Ervin Gallery between 19 July and 14 September this year. The 2014 selection panel included Gina Fairley, Andrew Frost and Jane Watters.

Watson Road, Millers Point (The Rocks), Tue – Sun 11am – 5pm.









Craig Waddell The Waterhole 2014  oil on linen 183 x 153 cm ENQUIRE

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: Seoul – Sydney (UNSW Galleries) 2014

Curated by Michael Kempson, Seoul – Sydney: Contemporary Korean and Australian Prints is the result of a cultural collaboration between Cicada Press, UNSWand the Chugye University for the Arts in Seoul, South Korea. The exhibition presents printmedia-based works from forty-six contemporary Australian and Korean artists and will feature a new print by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran. 

UNSW Galleries
Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington
11 July – 2 August 2014









image: Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran One Hung Bitch 2014, etching and aquatint on paper, second state, edition of 3, 80 x 50 cm

Matthew Hopkins: Fauvette Loureiro Memorial exhibition 2104

Congratulations to Matthew Hopkins who is a finalist in this year’s Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists’ Scholarship.

The annual $28,000 scholarship, awarded by the Sydney College of the Arts at the University of Sydney, is open to SCA graduates who have completed their studies in the last four years. The award was set up in 2003 to give a recent SCA graduate the opportunity to further their visual arts practice and professional development abroad, in an international environment.

Exhibited in his 2014 exhibition Passages, Hopkins’ work Surrender 2014 has been selected for the finalists’ exhibition.







Sydney College of the Arts
The University of Sydney
Kirkbride Way, Lilyfield NSW (enter opposite Cecily Street)

Wednesday 9 July – Wednesday 23 July 2014