Penelope Benton

ACUADS Conference

Esther Anatolitis will present a keynote address at the 2019 ACUADS CONFERENCE: Engagement, 31 October – 1 November, Melbourne.

VISUAL ARTS SESSION – Great South Coast Creative Industries Strategy

Join Esther Anatolitis at Regional Arts Victoria's visual arts and craft session informing the development of a Great South Coast Creative Industries Strategy. 

Global Climate Strike

NAVA will be closed for the global climate strike on Friday 20 September 2019.

Museums’ Environmental Framework

Released in 2017 by Julie's Bicycle in the UK, this framework aims to both celebrate good practice and inspire more. 

New Pay Standards for Artists & Arts Workers

NAVA is inviting feedback from artists and the sector on the draft new pay standards until 30 September 2019.

Revision of NAVA's Fees & Wages Schedule

Image: Marnie Badham and Penelope Benton discuss artists' fees at NAVA's Best Practice: Commissioning Art in Public Space || Adelaide, June 2019. Photo by Sia Duff.

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The Escape ARTfest Art Prize and The Emerging Artist Art Prize

Entries open for the Escape ARTfest Prize and the Emerging Artist Art Prize open to original paintings in any painting medium such as watercolour, acrylic, oil, pencil, pastel and charcoal, $4,000

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Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2020

The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the country.

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Montalto Sculpture Prize 2020

The Montalto Sculpture Prize is an annual $40,000 acquisitive prize, open to artists working in any medium.

Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship 2019

The Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship aims to support a contemporary visual artist with an identifiable commitment to visual arts excellence.

Online Course: Writing Grant Proposals

This 7-week Online Course will help you seek and identify well-suited funding opportunities, research, plan and write stronger grant proposals. 

Grant Writing Success

Free workshop, 10.30am - 12.30pm Friday 23 August 2019 at Civic Centre Theatrette - Moss Vale, Southern Tablelands NSW

How to: get paid as a professional artist

Free webinar hosted by Flying Arts, 12-1pm Thursday 22 August.

Valuing Your Work

Free workshop, 5 - 8pm Thursday 22 August 2019 at Yazzbar, Yass NSW

Dale Collier receives the 2019 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists

Albatross, 2019. Performance documentation. Digital Photograph on Aluminium Composite Board. 40 x 60cm.

Speeches by parliamentarians to launch Arts Day on the Hill

L-R: Emma Fey, Georgia Mokak, Nadeena Dixon, Claire Armitage, Rebecca Selleck, Paul Fletcher MP, Shaun Edwards, Esther Anatolitis, Mish Grigor, Miranda Johnson, Selena de Carvalho, Penelope Benton. Photo Irene Dowdy.

Why cultural appropriation isn't cool

Published by Reach Out, this guide explains what cultural appropriation is, when it happens and what makes it a big deal.

Matthew Linde awarded The Freedman Foundation International Scholarship for Curators

Installation view Passageways: On Fashion's Runway, curated by Matthew Linde, 13 October – 2 December 2018 Kunsthalle Bern   

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship Exhibition

Image: Roberta Joy Rich, digital still from M/other Land 2018. Multi-channel video. Courtesy the artist. Photo by Abyss.

Valuing Your Work

Free workshop, 5.30 - 7.30pm Thursday 8 August 2019 at Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Hunter Region NSW

Grant Writing Success

Free workshop, 4 - 6pm Wednesday 7 August 2019 at Newcastle Art Gallery, Hunter Region NSW

Local practice, national politics

NERAM hosts a NAVA Members' Gathering, 6 - 7:30pm Tuesday 6 August 2019.

Jason Phu

Jason Phu works across drawing, installation, painting and performance, frequently using humour as a device to explore experiences of cultural dislocation. 

Podcast: Make or Break

Make or Break with their work, Influence Operation, 2019. Image courtesy of Campbelltown Arts Centre. Photo by Document Photography. 

Meet the Arts Day on the Hill artists

Eight artists and arts leaders, one from each state and territory, will lead Arts Day on the Hill on Wednesday 31 July 2019.

NAVA announces Arts Day on the Hill participants

Today NAVA announces the eight Arts Day on the Hill participants who will gather in Canberra during the Parliament’s winter sitting to set the contemporary arts agenda.

Best Practice: Commissioning Art in Public Space || Adelaide

A feedback consultation on commissioning art in public space, 3 - 5pm 26 June 2019 at ACE Open in Adelaide. 

Nephi Denham

Nephi Denham is a Girramay Traditional Owner of the North Murray area in Queensland, who works in ceramics and sculpture.

WA Writing & Publishing Forum

20-21 June 2019, City of Perth Library and History Centre WA.

Podcast: Genevieve Grieves

"There are real dangers in that people are doing the really surface tokenistic work of looking good, and looking like they're meeting the targets and doing the right thing, but are they actually shifting power?

The 2019 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists open for applications

Image: 2018 recipient, Fiona Foley, Mangrove studies 1 2018, gouache on water-colour paper. Photo by Mick Richards.

Sai-Wai Foo

Sai-Wai Foo is a Melbourne based artist who manipulates and folds cut paper to produce volume and structure.

Art/Life Balance

Presented in partnership with Parramatta Artist Studios as part of Movers and Makers 2019

2019 Recipients of The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists Announced

Image: Laetitia Olivier-Gargano Finger Bun (2018). Silicone, polymer clay, bread, pigment, varnish. 15 x 8 x 6 cm approx.

Artists need NAVA

Support NAVA by filling in our annual Member survey, join or renew your Membership and/or make a tax deductible donation. 

Podcast: Dr Bianca Beetson

“We need a national cultural policy that’s grounded in First Nations sovereignty… Cuts to the arts affect the Australian identity.” 

MAYDAY! Election time arts action

12.30-1.30pm Wednesday 1 May 2019 at Testing Grounds Melbourne

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

Notice of NAVA's Annual General Meeting, 2pm Tuesday 28 May 2019.

Damien Shen

Damien Shen aims to open the eyes of viewers to new ways of seeing Australian identity and Aboriginal art.

Art Business Basics

This workshop is exclusively for First Nations artists.

Art Business Basics

As part of the Artists Unpacked workshop series at Grafton Regional Gallery, 5.30pm Wednesday 17 April 2019

Australian Cultural Policy: The Next Decade

A one-day symposium on the future of Australian culture participants, presented by NAVA and Monash University Masters of Cultural & Creative Industries.

Podcast: Political Confusion, Artistic Courage

Tony Albert and Wesley Enoch in conversation with Esther Anatolitis on artists leading the way in identifying Australia’s future directions.

Australian Cultural Policy: The Next Decade

A one-day symposium on the future of Australian culture participants, presented by NAVA and Monash University Masters of Cultural & Creative Industries, 8 April 2019.

Call for NAVA Board Nominations - Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Director

Nominations close 2 May 2019.

Jason Wing

Jason Wing is a Sydney-based artist who strongly identifies with his Chinese and Aboriginal heritage. 

Artists' Rights, Artists' Voice

A conversation about policy, advocacy and action that is ambitious and fair, 530pm at Artsource Ashfield Studios

NAVA Advocacy Toolkit 2019

Amplify your voice and let’s make sure that all parties commit to investing in artistic courage.

Nasim Nasr

Nasim Nasr interrogates the different ways women can be invisible in plain sight across both Western and Eastern cultures.

Artists' Fees & Payments Survey

NAVA needs your help to benchmark artist payments nationally and update our Fees & Payments Schedule for the benefit of artists and organisations across Australia.

NAVA Campaign Coordinator

We’re looking for a smart, activist communicator to coordinate key aspects of our Membership, advocacy and other public-facing work so that we can achieve real change. 

Megan Cope

Megan Cope has a diverse practice that investigates issues relating to identity, the environment and mapping.

Kate Tucker

Kate Tucker considers the conundrum of making paintings in the digital age.

Your voice is a national voice: NAVA Members speak up

NAVA will be submitting responses to these upcoming consultations and encourages you to add your voice to help ensure that arts and cultural policy is well informed and effective in developing ambitious and fair working conditions.

Louise Zhang

Louise Zhang is a Chinese-Australian multidisciplinary artist with an interest in horror cinema.

Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley and Dr Alex Gawronski awarded NAVA Visual Arts Fellowship 2018

Image: Burchill/McCamley, Simone Weil 2017. Vinyl lettering, nail and rope (left); 24/7 shield (centre) Brutopia (right). TCB, Melbourne.

Where to from here?

Panel discussion on the opportunities and the hurdles for 'emerging' and 'early career' artists, 5.30-7pm UNSW Galleries.

Image: Shireen Taweel 'Tracing Transcendence' 2018. Pierced copper, installation view. 

Greg Semu

Greg Semu is an autodidact ‘stills’ photographer, independent researcher, visual artist and philanthropist working in the field of community arts and social justice.

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists Exhibition

Image: Caroline Garcia Queen Of The Carabao (2018), 2-Channel Digital Video, 30mins

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro are collaborative artists who reclaim and transform the fallout of consumer society in their practice. 

Ash Keating

Ash Keating is best known for his large scale outdoor murals created with paint filled fire extinguishers.

Abuse of power comes as no surprise

Panel discussion discussing the impact of the #metoo movement as part of TALK Contemporary.

Art Every Day

National Primary Visual Arts Conference at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Karen Black

Karen Black’s painting practice explores time and space within global social, economic and political situations. 

First Nations need a Voice, not an envoy

The Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (JSC) is seeking additional submissions until 17 September 2018.

Proposed overhaul of the ABN system

In 2018, Treasury sought feedback on possible changes to the ABN system. 

Cyrus Tang

Cyrus Tang explores the notion that disappearance is an absence that can be a unique and expanded form of presence. 

NAVA Visual Arts Fellowship recipients to showcase work at Centre for Contemporary Photography

Image: Sonia Leber & David Chesworth, Geography Becomes Territory Becomes, 2018. 8-channel HD video installation, non-sync playback, 14 minutes. 

Nici Cumpston

Nici Cumpston is an artist, curator, writer, educator and a builder of relationships.

Q&A with Janina Harding

We caught up with Janina Harding, Artistic Director of CIAF for a quick chat.

Image: Sid Bruce Shortjoe, Janina Harding, Kristen Fagan. Blueclick Photography.

Q&A with Carly Lane and Andrea May Churcher

Image: Michael Cook, INVASION (Laser girls) 2017, digital print, 135 x 200cm. Courtesy of the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane.

Yhonnie Scarce

Yhonnie Scarce is one of the first contemporary Australian artists to explore the political and aesthetic power of glass.

Dr Fiona Foley receives the 2018 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists

Image: Fiona Foley, Flotsam and Jetsam #11, 2011. Gouache and graphite on Arches paper 31x41cm

Towards national standards for art in the public space

The overwhelming majority of disputes that seek NAVA’s support are about public art projects. 

Dale Collier

Dale Collier is an interdisciplinary artist interrogating contemporary falsehoods and nationalistic propaganda as part of the everyday Australian dream.

Hatched: Establishing Strong Practice

Hatched artist talks and professional development forum at PICA Performance Space.

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2018

Notice of NAVA's Annual General Meeting, 10-11am Tuesday 29 May 2018.

NAVA seeks nominations for two elected positions on our Board of Directors

Pictured: NAVA's Deputy Chair, Sally Smart. Photo by Jennifer Brankin, POLIXENNI PHOTOGRAPHY. 

Recipients of the NSW Artists' Grant (Round 1) announced

Image: Thom and Angelmouse, Rush Hour at Cloud Heaven (excerpt), 2017, 3-channel video installation, 16:9, stereo sound, 5 minutes.

Vipoo Srivilasa

Vipoo Srivilasa works predominantly in ceramics, creating contemporary porcelain sculptures, vessels and figures to transmit a universal message about cross-cultural experiences.

Q&A with Dr Oliver Watts

We chat with the inaugural artist director on the Copyright Agency board, Dr Oliver Watts, about the benefits and implications of copyright, as well as new and existing initiatives for visual artists.

Industry News Mar-Apr

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, March / April 2018.

Marian Abboud

Marian Abboud is a Western Sydney based artist working primarily with community through socially engaged actions in activism and popular culture.

Loud and Luminous Symposium

The Loud and Luminous project is a celebration of Australian Women Photographers held in conjunction with International Women's Day 2018. 

Q&A with Paola Balla

We speak with Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara woman, artist, curator and researcher, Paola Balla, on feminism and her recent projects.

Industry News Feb-Mar

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, February / March 2018.

Katherine Hattam

Katherine Hattam’s work encompasses themes of feminism, domesticity, time, autobiography and psychoanalysis. Her works combine a dual representation of the public and private spheres; they are locations for the intersection of memory, space and autobiography, littered with the objects and influences that have shaped her.

Q&A with the Artists' Committee

The Artists’ Committee is an informal association of artists and arts workers that makes collaborative public work around the intersection of money, ethics and culture.

Industry News

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, January / February 2018.

Gordon Hookey

Gordon Hookey was born in Cloncurry, Queensland and is a descendent of the Waanyi people. His politically charged work is instantly recognisable, using iconic symbols and bold comic-like characters in a vibrant palette of colours.

Eveline Kotai

Eveline Kotai works across painting, drawing, print and textiles. 

Torika Bolatagici

Torika Bolatagici is a Fijian-Australian multidisciplinary artist and academic currently based in Melbourne.

NAVA's 2017 Visual Arts Fellowship and Australian Artists' Grant recipients announced

Image: Sarah Goffman, 'Excess' 2007. Found fabric, sewing machine, table installation view.

Fair Pay for Artists: campaign update

Progress report on developments in NAVA's Fair Pay for Artists campaign.

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Street Art: Getting Started

Van T Rudd introduces the basics for getting started as a professional street artist.

Tom Polo

Western Sydney based artist working with painting to explore the performative relationships of people within physical and psychological space.

Letter to members on marriage survey outcome

From NAVA's Chair and Executive Director

I Don’t Work For Free: Tensions In Artist Run Initiatives

A participatory discussion on NAVA’s Fair Pay for Artists campaign and what it means for ARIs as part of the HOBIENNALE arts festival HB17.

Abdullah M. I. Syed wins the 2017 Carstairs Prize

Image: Abdullah M. I. Syed, Bucking: Sydney, 2015, live performance, Photography: Zan Wimberley, Image courtesy the artist and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia

Unpaid work

Fair Work Ombudsman Factsheet

Nadeena Dixon

Nadeena Dixon is a Wiradjuri, Yuin and Gadigal (Dharug -Boorongberigal clan) multi-disciplinary artist incorporating textiles, short video, photography and animation.

NSW Artists' Grant Recipients (Round 3) Announced

Round three of the funding program sees a total of $12,500 shared between 10 artists across NSW.

NAVA Marketing Coordinator

Unique opportunity for a dynamic, arts-loving and community-minded individual to join the NAVA team on a short-term basis and make an important contribution to Australia's leading arts advocacy organisation.

Debates we don't need to have

NAVA asked several artists dealing both directly and indirectly with issues around queer identity and equality in their work to share their experiences of the Australian Marriage Survey.

Paul Yore

Paul Yore is a Melbourne based artist exploring queer culture, politics and homo-eroticism.

Prizes and Awards. What comes next?

Panel discussion presented by UNSW Art & Design, the Copyright Agency and NAVA.

Mikala Dwyer

Mikala Dwyer’s practice is developed through a series of evolving projects, connecting personal biography, site-specificity and research into theories of the occult and alchemy.

20th Anniversary Windmill Trust Exhibition

14 September to 22 October 2017 at the Maurice Chick Family & MacLeod-Miller Adamshurst Gallery, MAMA.

Taxing Prize Money

One of NAVA's goals is getting it legislated that prize money to professional artists be tax exempt. We discuss the issue with a number of award winning artists and arts accountants.

James Tylor

James Tylor’s work focuses largely on Australia's 19th century history and its continual effect on present day issues surrounding cultural identity.

Collaborative duo win the 2017 Windmill Trust Scholarship for NSW Regional Artists

The Windmill Trust together with the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) are pleased to announce that Rachel Peachey and Paul Mosig are this year’s recipients of the 20th annual Windmill Trust Scholarship for NSW Regional Artists which was doubled this year to $10,000.

DGR Reforms - Hands Off Advocacy

Proposed reforms outline a new streamlined application process for organisations, but threaten to silence advocacy and campaign work.

Salote Tawale

Salote Tawale is known for work that draws on her personal experience of race, class, ethnicity and gender while growing up in suburban Australia.

The Grey Areas

NAVA consulted with a number of lawyers and superannuation experts to resolve the grey areas of when superannuation contributions should be paid for artists working in galleries or other arts organisations in various capacities.

Dan Elborne

Toowoomba (Qld) based artist, Dan Elborne creates ceramic installations, which draw from varying points of personal experience and significance.

From the archives

In September 1995, Tamara Winikoff introduced herself as NAVA's new Executive Director.

Wiradjuri artist joins the board of NAVA

Wiradjuri artist, Amala Groom, has been elected unopposed as the first Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Representative Director on the board of the NAVA.

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship Recipients 2017

Media Release - Four emerging artists receive travel scholarships of $5,000.

Superannuation Contribution Obligations for Employers

This guide explains what might determine whether a person is an employee or a contractor for superannuation purposes.

Completing a Super Choice Form

Not sure what to write on your Super Choice Form? This guide tells you where to get the information you need and which sections to fill in.

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Superannuation Contribution Obligations for Employers

This guide explains what might determine whether a person is an employee or a contractor for superannuation purposes.

From the archives

For this month’s edition of Art Wires, we dug into NAVA’s archives on the issue of industrial representation for visual artists.

Galleries commit to paying artists fees

We all know how hard it is for artists to earn income and accrue superannuation from their practice, so when organisations make a commitment to pay artists, we celebrate them.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of NAVA's Annual General Meeting, 10-11am Friday 26 May 2017.

Tarryn Gill

Western Australian based multidisciplinary artist, Tarryn Gill makes artworks spanning the mediums of sculpture, installation, photography, film, drawing, set and costume design and performance.

Benjamin Forster

Benjamin Forster is a 'miscellaneous' artist who works primarily with programming and technology.

Mason Kimber

Perth-born artist Mason Kimber is interested in the idea of ‘architectural memory’ and works with oil on canvas and traditional fresco techniques.

RAYGUN Projects

We chat to RAYGUN Projects, a non-profit artist run initiative owned and co-directed by artists Alexandra Lawson and Tarn McLean in the CBD of Toowoomba, southern Queensland.

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Development Strategy

A development strategy articulates how you will financially realise your program or project. This template is a guide for the kind of information that should be included and how it is commonly presented.

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Risk Management

Risk Management helps you detail and mitigate any potential risks that might arise through the development and implementation of a project/event or the running of an organisation.

Call for NAVA Board Nominations - ATSI

NAVA is calling for nominees for a Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Representative Director.

Frank & Mimi

Brisbane-based public artists, Emily Devers and Rick Hayward collaborate as Frank & Mimi.

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

Notice is given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of NAVA will be held via teleconference on 27 March 2017 at 2pm (AEST).

Julie Gough

An acclaimed artist, writer and curator, Julie Gough's research and art practice involves uncovering and re-presenting subsumed and conflicting histories, often referring to her own and her family’s experiences as Tasmanian Aboriginal people.


Renowned for her work using the humble felt-tip marker, TextaQueen explores politics of sexuality, gender, and race, examining how visual and popular culture inform personal identity and the influence of ethno-cultural and colonial legacies on these dynamics.

Lawrence English

Brisbane based artist, composer and curator, Lawrence English works primarily with sound, and considers the body as part of the equation for listening.

Lauren Brincat

Best known for her task-based performances, Lauren Brincat was formally trained in painting, and considers Art as her first language and English as her second.

Why Flock?


A Critical Thinkers Platform event, presented by NAVA and Cultural Services, Cairns Regional Council.

Angela Tiatia

Multimedia artist, Angela Tiatia explores contemporary culture, drawing attention to its relationship to representation, gender, neo-colonialism and the commodification of the body and place.

2016 Sainsbury Sculpture Grant awardees announced

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Beyond Rhetoric

This Melbourne forum explored the role of the contemporary curator in light of the findings of the Elvis Richardson produced, CoUNTess Report.


On the theme of censorship, NAVA asked Scot Cotterell (artist) and John Vella (curator of the ‘Brainstorm’ exhibition for Dark Mofo in Tasmania) to reflect on their experience when Scot’s artwork ‘Shitstorm’ elicited strong reactions from the students and staff of the Tasmanian College of the Arts in Hobart.

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists 2016

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Olga Cironis

Czech/Greek Australian artist, Olga Cironis examines notions of belonging, cultural globalisation, appropriated histories and accepted attitudes on belonging in the Australian cultural and social landscape.

Shoufay Derz wins the 2016 Carstairs Residency Prize

NAVA and the Bundanon Trust are pleased to announce that Shoufay Derz is this year’s recipient of the Carstairs Residency Prize.

Hiromi Tango

The art of Hiromi Tango responds organically from one project to the next, exploring neuroscientific concepts through sculptural and performative practices.

Nicole Monks

A Wajarri Yamatji woman from Western Australia, Nicole Monks is a transdisciplinary artist and designer of Aboriginal, Dutch and English heritage.

Abdul Abdullah

As the son of a sixth-generation Australian and a Malaysian Muslim, Abdullah describes himself as an "outsider among outsiders" and through his work, offers a unique perspective on Australian culture and what it means to be a young Australian Muslim.

Deborah Kelly

Socially and politically engaged artist Deborah Kelly works across collaboration, collage and performative interventions.

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EOFY - Tax Checklist for Artists

A practical guide for artists on assessable income and what you can claim as a deduction in your tax return.

Tom Moore

Born in Canberra and currently based in Adelaide, Tom Moore creates fantastical glass sculptures that are unconventional, compelling and technically rigorous.

Tess Allas

Curator and writer working in the field of Aboriginal art and cultural practice.

Wendy Sharpe

Contemporary Australian figurative painter, Wendy Sharpe is the recipient of numerous awards, grants and travelling scholarships.

Justin Shoulder

Interdisciplinary artist Justin Shoulder is particularly known for his spectacular performances that developed within the underground context of Sydney's queer performance scene.

The inaugural Freedman Foundation International Scholarship for Curators

NAVA is pleased to announce a new initiative in partnership with The Freedman Foundation supporting early career curators to develop their practice through overseas travel. Applications close on Saturday 26 March 2016.

Phaptawan Suwannakudt

Contemporary artist from Thailand, presently based in Sydney, working across tapestry and painting.

Dani Marti

Currently based in Cessnock NSW and works across video, installation and public art.

Tim Silver

Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Tim Silver has been exhibiting internationally for more than a decade.

2015 Sainsbury Sculpture Grant awardees announced

NAVA is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2015 Sainsbury Sculpture Grant: Jamie O'Connell, Roberta Rich, Salote Tawale, and Tim Woodward

ArtsPeak: New arts minister fronts the sector

Return the money to the Australia Council was the strong message from over 60 arts delegates from around the nation who met with Federal Arts Minister Mitch Fifield at a National Arts Sector meeting in Sydney today. The delegates also heard from Labor Senator Jacinta Collins, Greens MP Adam Bandt and the Shadow Arts Minister Mark Dreyfus MP.

Media Release from ArtsPeak: the confederation of peak national arts organisations

Suzann Victor

Dr Suzann Victor produces public artworks and installations that respond to space and architecture with distinctive forms and ideas including kinetic works that move in space, and are themselves, moving experiences.

Heath Franco

Recipient of the 2015 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging)

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

Currently based in Lidcombe, Western Sydney, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran's multi-disciplinary practice spans sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing and installation.

Call for Turnbull to fix the arts mess

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Public Art EOI Survey

NAVA is currently conducting a survey to collect feedback from artists about their experiences with public art commissions.

The information compiled from this survey will be used to inform a round table discussion with various government bodies that commission public art works.

Please follow this link to have your say.