Silence Awareness Existence Residency Catalogue Info

Melanie Dare   Exploring personal narrative   "Transplanted from my home in a sunburnt city into a snow-ladened countryside with twelve other artists from different geo-cultural areas around the world I became intrigued by context and its impact.   I began to see the individual as a series of behaviours rather...

Silence Awareness Existence Residency at Arteles Creative Centre, Finland

Arteles Creative Centre - Silence Awareness Existence Residency Program - March 2018 Participants:   Mel Dare (Perth, Australia), Camille De Gend (Liege, Belgium), Yannick De Serre (Montreal, Canada), Sarah Duncan (UK), Simone Engelen ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands), Serena Gelb (Los Angeles, USA), Ross McCleary (Edinburgh, Scotland), Lenna Minion...

GUANYIN IN THE SOUTH WEST: A PORTRAIT OF TAIWAN IN PERTH

A COMMUNITY ART PROJECT CREATING DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE PERTH TAIWANESE COMMUNITY AND WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS Through an extensive program of workshops, meetings, studio visits and cultural tours, twenty WA artists and twenty Taiwanese women share cultural objects and making skills. The aim of this project is to...

Dare flying off for some Finnish Silence, Awareness and Existence

    2 - 31 March 2018 Arteles Creative Center, Hämeenkyrö, Finland   I am really looking forward to joining the other 11-13 multidiscipline international artists and creative minds in Finland next week.   Silence Awareness Existence is a thematic residency program in Finland for artists and creative minds, engaged in the...

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...