At a gala event held at the National Gallery of Victoria on 20th August 2015, the Melbourne Art Foundation presented the Visionary Award to John Kaldor AM, the Artist Award to Bill Henson, and the inaugural Young Artist Award to Daniel Boyd.
The Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for the Visual Arts is on again. As well as their Visionary and Artist Awards, they have now introduced their Inaugural Young Artist Award, recognising the significance of a young artist's practice up to 35 years.
More than 2260 individuals and groups, including ACGA, have lodged submissions to the Senate inquiry into cuts to arts funding.
Article in The Age, 21 July 2015, outlining the proposed cuts and changes to Australia Council funding, with comments from National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) executive director Tamara Winikoff.
We would like to congratulate Patricia Piccinini and Peter & Joan Clemenger, recipients of the 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for the Visual Arts.
For the first time, the Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for the Visual Arts is coming to Melbourne, offering a great opportunity to be part of Melbourne's unique arts community in the lead up to the Melbourne Art Fair 2014.
Article in The Age, 24 June 2014, exploring the question of whether commercial galleries are becoming an endangered species, with comments from ACGA President Anna Pappas and other major industry stakeholders.
An interesting article about the changes some gallerists are making in order to keep up with an ever evolving arts world, including comments by ACGA President Anna Pappas - The Age, Sat 25th January 2014.