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TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Walk These Streets' By Marc Martin

The talented artist and illustrator returns to TDF Collect for his second solo show, 'Walk These Streets', an exhibition of 14 watercolour p...

Studio Visit

Inside Meg Walter’s Lyrical Landscapes

We visit the artist's rainforest-surrounded studio, ahead of her new solo exhibition at Michael Reid in Sydney.
Sasha Gattermayr

Art

Ceramic Artist Nicolette Johnson Gives Us 'High Spirits'

The Brisbane-based artist talks create revelations and new ways of working in 2020, ahead of her show 'High Spirits' at Sophie Gannon Galler...
Sasha Gattermayr

Art

The Artist Painting Her Way Through Lockdown

Regional NSW-based landscape artist Edwina Edwards retreats into nature for a new exhibition, ‘Bush Solace’.
Sasha Gattermayr

Art

Paul Davies’ Paintings Capture The Essence Of Iconic Modernist Architecture

The Australian painter returns home after 6 years in the United States with a showstopping exhibition!
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

Painting Mozambique From Melbourne, With Mafalda Vasconcelos

The Melbourne-based, Mozambique-raised artist paints her striking portraits to put together the pieces of the past, and explore her identity...

Indigenous Art

Intricate Bark Artwork From The 'Top End', On Show At Koskela

'Top End Bugi' at Koskela showcases 36 incredible bark artworks from three art centres in Arnhem Land.

Art

Announcing The Finalists For The Record-Breaking 2020 Archibald Prize

From 1068 entries, the 55 shortlisted artworks for Australia's most prestigious portraiture prize have been unveiled!

Studio Visit

Painting Wild, Abstract Scenes With Diana Ellinger

The painter and graphic designer returned from expat life in Mumbai due to the onset of the pandemic at the beginning of the year - and now
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'I've Missed You, But Not That Much' By Emma Currie

The Melbourne-based artist's solo show elegantly balances abstraction with figurative forms, and it launches online today!

Art

Sam Michelle's Realist Still-Lifes Capture The Beauty Of Two Landscapes

The New Zealand-born artist explores her dual citizenship and the pull between the two countries she calls home, in her upcoming exhibition
Sasha Gattermayr

Indigenous Art

The Winners Of The 2020 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

We share highlights and winners from the country's most anticipated award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists!

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Portalis' By Hannah Nowlan

A series of 15 richly textured paintings exploring retreat, regeneration and the rapidly changing world around us from the talented Victoria...

Art

Sally Anderson's New Works Explore 'Home' As Landscape, In A Pandemic Age

The NSW-based artist's new exhibition explores the poetry of everyday spaces.
Sasha Gattermayr

Art

Sunday Salon Is A New Affordable Art Platform Curating Local Talent

Mirka Mora’s granddaughter, Lily Mora, launches a new online art platform for emerging Australian artists.
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Devotions' By Lucy Roleff

The much-anticipated debut solo show from the Melbourne realist painter is here!

Art

A Cross-Country Collaboration Between A Saddler + A Contemporary Furniture Maker

'Partu' is an exhibition of conceptual furniture created by WA-based saddler Johnny Nargoodah, and NSW-based designer Trent Jansen – showi...
Sasha Gattermayr

Art

Dreamy Landscape Paintings By Ileigh Hellier

A closer look at the work of the Newcastle-based emerging artist Ileigh Hellier - one to collect, while you still can, art lovers!
Sasha Gattermayr

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