Eleven artists awarded $100K each in Australia Council commission

The Australia Council’s $1.1 million Visual Arts and Craft Strategy Major Commissioning Projects will support works of scale from 11 artists and collectives.

Eleven artists and collectives have received major commissions worth $1.1 million in total from the Australia Council for the Arts, as part of the new 2023 Visual Arts and Craft Strategy Major Commissioning Projects.

Artists Danie Meller, Richard Bell, Rochelle Haley, Justine Youssef, Elizabeth Willing, Sky O’Meara on behalf of George Cooley, Andrew Hutson, Vipoo Srivilasa, AM Kanngieser, Common Collective and Second Generation Collective each receive $100,000 to realise their projects across Australia and internationally.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram @lleizy_