List of Finalists Collie Art Prize 2018

    3 March - 15 April 2018 Collie Art Gallery, Western Australia   CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 FINALISTS   Vivian Falk – Why Jamie Preisz – Today, Now, Everyday (Red Lenses) Claire Primrose – Before and After Riste Andrievski – A Portrait of an Industrial Migrant Landscape Loribelle Spirovski – Study for Ali Miriam Innes –

Dare’s work selected for a new national art prize

A prize that CAPS all others The Collie Art Gallery has launched an ambitious biennial major art event, with the largest single art prize to be awarded throughout regional Australia. The acquisitive first prize of $50,000 cash has been made possible thanks to the generous commitment of

Finalist in the Royal Perth Art Prize 2017

Free viewing 19 - 21 September 6 - 8pm for general public or 23 - 30 September (Perth Royal Show) Wilkinson Gallery, Claremont Showgrounds, Claremont, WA The 2017 IGA Perth Royal Show has announced the launch of its new art prize, the Perth Royal Art Prize with a substantial prize pool of

Edith Cowan University acquires Mel Dare’s work 2017

    Edith Cowan University purchased the artwork "The weight of waiting" which was commissioned by Wesley Church for the exhibition Stations of the Cross 2017.   Artwork details:  Mel Dare, The weight of waiting, acrylic paint and ink on wooden panel, 80 x 120cm, 2017

Scene 2017

13 - 27 August 2017 Nyisztor Gallery - Melville, Western Australia   SCENE features professional Western Australian artists in this third artist-run art expo at Nyisztor Studio.  Curated by Ron Nyisztor. Artists: Charmaine Ball Bruno Booth Jana Braddock  Penny Bovell Nathan Brooker Olga Cironis Ben Crappsley Andrew Daly Mel Dare Michael Doherty Robert Dorizzi Michael Francas Robert Gear Chris Hopewell George Howlett Harry Hummerston Eveline Kotai Sue

Stations of the Cross 2017 @ GRAG

26th May - 11th June 2017 Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Geraldton, WA   Running for the 8th year, the Stations of the Cross is curated by Claire Bushby and featured newly commissioned artworks by fifteen Western Australian contemporary artists.  The artists were invited to created artworks, specially commissioned for

Selected for Bunbury Biennale 2017

  8 July - 10 September 2017 Bunbury Regional Gallery, Bunbury, WA     The Bunbury Biennale is a juried exhibition which brings together works by contemporary artists from across Western Australia. Featuring some of the state’s most respected visual arts practitioners, alongside emerging and mid-career artists it is a chance

Selected to participate in the Joondalup Invitational Community Art Award 2017

Lakeside Centre Joondalup, Joondalup, WA 15 - 28 October 2017   The CIAA is a prestigious annual art prize showcasing outstanding talent by Western Australian artists working in a variety of media including painting, photography and sculpture. Congratulations to these 15 artists invited to participate in the Community Invitation Art

Daring to go Mid West 2017

Mid West Art Prize 2017 17 June - 31 July 2017   The Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, with our partners, is proud to deliver one of the most prominent and valuable prizes in Western Australia. Opened on Friday the 16th of June by The Acting Director of Exhibitions

Selected for the A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth project

Mel Dare is one of 20 artists invited to participate in the A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth project curated by Ashley Yihsin Chang in affiliation with Turner Galleries.  Each Taiwanese participant was paired with a local artist. They had an initial discussion about a significant