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man with blue shirt in painting studio. Jan Senbergs.

Vale Jan Senbergs

A unique visual language and an ever curious mind, Jan Senbergs is farewelled by the visual arts sector.

Artist Sayoko Suwabe in a small blue paddling pool scraping off the paint on one of her portraits. Uncertain Contours of Images. Sayoko Suwabe.

Exhibition review: Uncertain Contours of Images: Sayoko Suwabe, SOL Gallery

Japanese artist Sayoko Suwabe mixes paint with performance art.

Head of a black taxidermy dog. Archie Moore. Samstag scholarship

Study abroad, fully paid? Samstag Scholarships are open

Awarding multiple scholarships each year, Samstag offers a life-changing opportunity to deepen your arts practice through study aboard.

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Tips from peers: how to have a more sustainable practice

From easing up on the travel to rethinking how we reuse things, creatives offer tips for a more sustainable way…


Why we need to advocate for visual arts careers at high school

Students and parents need help to overcome limited understanding of careers in the visual arts, says passionate teacher and visual…

Eloise Lark, one of the artists participating in TasmanAi. Photo: Supplied. A playful photo of a women sticking her head on the scanning machine and making an exaggerated facial expression. Snippets of posters and artworks can be seen on a board behind her.

A good prompt can win you free art by real artists

Nine Tasmanian artists will select from a pool of image prompts to create real artworks that will be returned to…

Visitors at the Australasian Quilt Convention 2023. Photo: Supplied. People testing out a big sewing machine while quilts are on display in the background.

What’s in a quilt convention?

The Australasian Quilt Convention offers a platform for showcasing the best quilters from around the world and encourages learning and…

Olsen Gallery Booth A4 at Melbourne Art Fair 2024 with works by Jacqui Stockdale. Photo: Supplied. A gallery booth with one walls revealing paintings inside and a sculpture of a puppet-like woman with four arms.

Best of Melbourne Art Fair 2024

What to see at this year's Melbourne Art Fair, which features contributions from over 60 galleries.

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This week's arts news and trending topics

We break it – you read it. This week's top arts news stories.

Future of Arts, Culture & Technology Symposium 2024 at ACMI, ‘Presenting the new canon in 2050’ panel. Photo: Gianna Rizzo. People sitting in a dark cinema with four people sitting on stage below a large screen showing a digital work (still). The work features a human figure moving their upper body with arms outstretched.

Predictions for the arts canon in 2050

The future ultimately hinges on what gets preserved now, where tech hardware, copyright and data protection run alongside ethical considerations.

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