12 June 2019

James Drinkwater is the most recent Newcastle-based artist to be given an extensive survey exhibition by the Newcastle Art Gallery. This is a remarkable privilege for an artist still in his mid-30s, since such surveys normally document an evolving career over maybe 50 years of making and exhibiting art.

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Congratulations to 2019 Archibald Finalists—Jun Chen, Luke Cornish, Jonathan Dalton and Paul Ryan

2 May 2019

Four Nanda\Hobbs artists have been selected for the 2019 Archibald Prize—Jun Chen, Luke Cornish, Jonathan Dalton, Paul Ryan with Jun Chen and Paul Ryan both doubling up. Jun Chen is also a Wynne Prize finalist and Paul Ryan is in the Sulman Prize.

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Louis Pratt's success in sculpture prizes in NSW and Victoria

15 April 2019

Congratulations to Louis Pratt who has won two awards at Sculpture at Scenic World in the Blue Mountains. He has also been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award.

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The Artist Speaks | Series of Talks at the Art Gallery of NSW | Get your Ticket NOW!

13 March 2019

The AGNSW is launching a fascinating new series of talks on Saturday 17 March that will offer first-hand insight into the creative practices of past winners and finalists of the prestigious Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes. Six artists over five weeks will be in conversation with Jane Hutcheon and Claudia Chan Shaw, starting with Jonathan Dalton and James Drinkwater.

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New York solo show for N|H artist, Mehwish Iqbal

7 March 2019

Mehwish Iqbal is exhibiting at acclaimed New York gallery, HG Contemporary until April 2. Mind, Body, State opens on 7 March, coinciding with the opening of The Armory Show, NYC's premier art fair. 

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Artsy headlines Adam Chang in article about Chinese symbolism, alongside works by Ai Weiwei and Chen Wenling

11 February 2019

Artsy, one of the worlds largest digital art platforms has featured Adam Chang's painting Chinese Zodiac- Pig Head as its headline artwork in its article Unpacking the Symbolism of Pigs in Chinese Art - alongside works by Ai Weiwei and Chen Wenling.

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Famous American artist endorses the work of George Gittoes

29 January 2019

Carolee Schneemann, described by MoMA as “one of the most influential artists of the second part of the 20th century”, has endorsed the work of George Gittoes in a recent interview.

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Artist Jun Chen Commissioned by National Portrait Gallery for 20|20 Exhibition

31 October 2018

Jun Chen was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to paint a portrait of former dancer, Li Cunxin for it's current exhibition titled 20/20, which celebrates the Gallery's 20th year. The work was acquired for the private collection with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC. 20/20 is on show at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra until 10 February 2019.

 

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View From the Edge

22 August 2018

View From the Edge is a small collection of artworks from the archive of Nanda\Hobbs, or works offered by private treaty.

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Western Desert artist, Mervyn Rubuntja's painting illuminates Sydney Opera House

25 July 2018

A vibrant watercolour painting by Mervyn Rubuntja will illuminate the sales of the Sydney Opera House every evening for the next twelve months. Mervyn was selected alongside five other Indigenous artists for Badu Gili - a daily experience that explores ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular seven-minute projection.

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Major New Work by Kathrin Longhurst Purchased by The Bennett Art Collection, USA

6 June 2018

The major work in Kathrin Longhurst's upcoming exhibition Protagonist has been purchased by The Bennett Art Collection in Texas, USA and is planned for inclusion in a major public exhibition in Chicago next year.

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James Drinkwater - Hand Embellished Unique State Etchings

10 May 2018

In 2015six months after being awarded the coveted Brett Whiteley Travelling Art ScholarshipJames Drinkwater journeyed into the interior of Australia. Working en plein air in the dry creek beds with canvases roped to desert oaks, the artist created paintings, drawings and hand embellished unique state etchings.

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2018 Archibald & Wynne Prize Finalists - Six Nanda\Hobbs artists selected

3 May 2018

Four Nanda\Hobbs artists have been selected in the Archibald Prize—Jun Chen, Jonathan Dalton, Kathrin Longhurst and Ben Smith while two of our artists are finalists in the Wynne Prize for landscape painting—James Drinkwater and Paul Ryan. Winners announced Friday 11 May.

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Gippsland Art Gallery exhibition features Giles Alexander

22 January 2018

Two major paintings from Giles Alexander's 2015 “Portal” series are exhibited in the major exhibition at Gippsland Art Gallery.  Imagine encompasses 134 works from 81 national and international artists and feature Alexanders paintings on both the front and back cover of the catalogue.

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James Drinkwater collaborates with boutique fashion label Alpha60

7 November 2017

James Drinkwater has created a body of work inspired by his travels to French Polynesia for boutique Melbourne fashion label, Alpha60.

The designers, Georgie and Alex Cleary along with James will be joined by Wendy Whiteley who will wear a custom-made ensemble at the launch on Wednesday in Alpha60's Chapter House space in Melbourne.

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Laura Matthews Highly Prized

21 September 2017

Laura Matthews is having a sensational year with finalist selections and wins in a slew of art prizes. She was the regional winner of the Hunters Hill and selected as a finalist in the Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize, Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, and announced this week...the Paddington Art Prize.

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Congratulations to Manning Art Prize finalists - Laura Matthews, Gria Shead, Matthew Quick

31 July 2017

Congratulations to N\H artists...Laura Matthews, Gria Shead and Matthew Quick - selected as finalists in the 2017 Manning Art Prize at the Manning Regional Art Gallery. The theme is "Naked and Nude". 

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