VIVIEN ANDERSON GALLERY | Congratulations to gallery artists

May 2016

Vivien Anderson Gallery is thrilled to announce that Janet Fieldhouse has been awarded an Australia Council residency at the Kluge Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection and Study Centre at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia USA. 

Janet will undertake the four week residency in early 2017 which will include an exhibition of her work at the Kluge Ruhe Museum.

Congratulations, Janet!

Janet Fieldhouse, Mark and Memory exhibition installation at Cairns Regional Gallery in 2014. 

VIvien Anderson Gallery is also delighted to announce that the following gallery represented artists have been named as finalists in this year's Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award

  • JAMES TYLOR
  • TIGER YALTANGKI, Iwantja Arts
  • BERYL JIMMY, Tjungu Palya
  • WATARRU COLLABORATIVE ARTISTS, Tjungu Palya
  • TERESA BAKER and CLARISE BAKER collaborative, Tjungu Palya
  • MEN'S COLLABORATIVE, Spinifex Arts Project
  • SIMON HOGAN, Spinifex Arts Project

The winners will be announced at the opening on Friday 5 August at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, We wish our participating artists and all the finalists good luck!

Tiger Yaltangki, Mara Ngayuku, Puuta Ngayuku munu Kuru munu electric guitar (My Hands, My Boots and Eye and Electric Guitar) 2015, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 122.0 x 152.0 cm, Provenance: Iwantja Arts, SA


Vivien Anderson Gallery | Congratulations Janet Fieldhouse

April 2016

Vivien Anderson Gallery is delighted to announce that JANET FIELDHOUSE has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Award at Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria. 

This prestigious Award was established under the patronage of acclaimed artist Dr Gloria Thanakupi Fletcher, and celebrates and supports the rich and diverse use of the ceramic medium by Indigenous artists. This year sees a select number of finalists each commissioned to produce a body of work for the Award. The Indigenous Ceramic Art Award opens at the Shepparton Art Museum in August 2016.  

To enquire about available works by Janet in the stockroom, please contact the gallery. 

Image: Janet Fieldhouse, Mark and Memory 6 2014, red raku, 30 x 40 x 20 cm


VIVIEN ANDERSON GALLERY| Katjarra Butler wins Wyndham Art Prize

March 2016

KATJARRA BUTLER WINS WYNDHAM ART PRIZE

Congratulations to gallery artist KATJARRA BUTLER who was announced winner of the $10,000 Wyndham Art Prize on Wednesday night for her painting Ngamurru 2015. 

Katjarra Butler travelled to Melbourne from Kiwirrkurra in the tali (sandhill) region of the Gibson Desert in WA to accept the award with her daughter Sally Butler and Tjarlirli Arts coordinator Hayley Birchley. Her painting Ngamurru depicts waterholes at Ngamurru, Katjarra's home, a site associated with important women's creation stories. 

The Wyndham Art Prize exhibition is on at the Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee, until Sunday 1 May. 

For further information or to enquire about this painting, please contact the gallery. 

Images: Katjarra Butler with her daughter Sally Butler at the opening of the Wyndham Art Prize on Wednesday night; Katjarra Butler, Ngamurru 2015, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 179 x 148 cm  


SPECIAL EVENT| Quantifying the loss of cultural heritage

November 2015

PRESENTED BY VIVIEN ANDERSON GALLERY @ BRIGHTSPACE, ST KILDA

HOW DO WE MEASURE THE DESTRUCTION OF CULTURE HERITAGE?

SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER AT 2PM 




Quantifying the loss of cultural heritage in the Middle East by ISIL 

By Art Historian Dr Antonio Gonzalez, Associate Research Fellow, Deakin University

“Many of you saw the Hollywood movie "Monuments Men" that documented the activities of The Allies in WWII to retrieve and protect art historical treasures from the looting of the Nazis. Once again, the global community has been put on notice in relation to the devastating iconoclastic activities of religious fundamentalists in the Middle East.

Antonio has recently been appointed to a major research project at Deakin University funded by the Australian Department of Defence. The project is investigating the damage being done by the terrorist organisation ISIL at the historic site of Palmyra, Syria.

Antonio González was born in Mexico and moved to Australia to pursue postgraduate studies at The University of Melbourne, where he wrote a dissertation on the destruction of Indigenous rock art in Western Australia, due to be published by Archaeopress (Oxford) next year. As an expert on heritage destruction, he has written articles for The Conversation and his work has been published in the Cambridge Archaeological Journal. In 2015 he was a Visiting Scholar in the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham. He is currently an Associate Research Fellow in the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University (Australia), working on a project that seeks to measure the destruction of cultural property in Iraq and Syria.

JOIN US FOR THIS SPECIAL PRESENTATION ON SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER AT 2PM 

@ BRIGHTSPACE - 8 MARTIN STREET ST KILDA VIC 3182

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND TO RSVP PLEASE CONTACT VIVIEN ANDERSON GALLERY ON 03 9534 1334 OR INFO@VIVIENANDERSONGALLERY.COM

 


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