Annual Reports


A colourful graphic line illustration of trees, an art gallery and people all engaging in work related to the arts. The background is bright blue. Top left is the NAVA logo and the words 2022 Annual Report.
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole © 2022. Commissioned by NAVA for the Code of Practice for Visual Arts, Craft and Design.


A bright screen from behind a large video camera is sitting within a darkened frame. On screen, there is a figure leaning back on a stool in the middle of an artist's studio. She has brown hair, is wearing blue pants and a brown t-shirt and is looking dow

Behind the scenes shot of artist, Thea Perkins in NAVA's Sit For An Artist campaign, in the studios at the National Art School, 2021. Photo by Lauren O Photography. 


A woman is standing slightly left of centre in the aisle of a fresh produce market. She is wearing a black face-mask and a bright yellow sweater with long sleeves all the way to the ground, caution tape pattern is knitted into the lower sleeve.

Sophia Cai, Safety Yellow Woman, 2020 – 2021. Handknitted wool garment, adult size. Yarn support provided by Fancy Tiger Crafts. Photo by Malcolm King.


2019 Annual Report cover - Shivanjani Lal, Palwaar, 2019

Shivanjani Lal, Palwaar, 2019. 13 piece Haldi watercolour on Masi, dimensions variable. Masi sourced Sigatoka town, Fiji. Haldi sourced Harkola wholesalers, Auburn. Install shot for Create NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship 2019, Artspace Sydney. Photo by Zan Wimberley.


2018 Annual Report cover
​Yhonnie Scarce

Fanny – Andamooka opal fields, South Australia 2018 (detail), from the series Remember Royalty 2018

Water based ink screen printed on vintage cotton sheet, vintage suitcase, black lustre blown glass, vintage gloves, embroidered handkerchiefs, sheet: 260.0 x 230.0 cm, suitcase with objects: 62.0 x 47.0 x 50.0 cm, installation view, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne. Courtesy the artist and This is No Fantasy + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne. Photo by Andrew Curtis.


2017 Annual Report cover
Tom Polo

Emotional Patrol, 2017, installation view, STATION, Melbourne.

Courtesy of the artist and STATION, Melbourne. Photo by Zan Wimberley.


2016 Annual Report cover
Brendan Van Hek

'Colour Composition # 3', 2013, found neon, metal hooks, dimensions variable. Image courtesy of the artist.


2015 Annual Report cover
Bryden Williams

'En Plein Air (bushblock)', 2014. Image courtesy of the artist.

Annual Reports