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Artist Cressida Campbell Is Finally Getting The Spotlight She Deserves

A new exhibition at the NGA brings together more than 140 works from the artist's life and unique practice.
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Inside Look

Behind The Scenes At The NGV’s Epic New Picasso Exhibition

Exhibition designer Allie Mactier takes us through one of the National Gallery of Victoria's biggest exhibitions ever.

Indigenous Art

An Immersive Exhibition Celebrating First Nations Collectives + Creatives

'Collective Movements’ brings together diverse works from across the Koorie community for the Monash Museum of Art!
Christina Karras

Exhibition

22 Artists Pair Up In An Experimental New Exhibition, ‘Between Painters'

See the culmination of an experimental art project curated by artist Charlotte Alldis! Featuring works by Emma Creasey, Minna Leunig, Amalia...
Christina Karras

Indigenous Art

5 Remote Indigenous Art Centres Come Together In A Collaborative New Exhibition: ‘Our Country’

'Our Country' showcases work from five remote Indigenous art centres in a new exhibition at Brunswick Street Gallery, co-curated by Ngukurr
Christina Karras

Shopping

5 Local Female Artists We're Loving!

This list of local female artists we're loving could be 10 times as long, but if you're looking to expand your art collection under a price

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: ‘Martumili Artists’

Introducing a group show in collaboration with the incredible Martumili Artists from Newman, Western Australia!

TDF Kids Art Awards

The 2022 TDF Kids Art Awards WINNERS!

We've once again been blown away by the incredible creativity of Australia's budding artists! Here are the winners and runners up of the TDF...

Exhibition

See The Inspiring Finalists Of The 2022 Archibald Prize

Australia's most celebrated art award is back for its 101st year! See the 52 incredible finalists, including TDF favourites Vincent Namatjir...

Art

Meet The Artist Creating Textural Oil Landscapes From Her Outdoor Studio

Artist Chloe Caday shares how she explores her Filipino heritage and the Australian bush through her textural oil paintings.
Christina Karras

Indigenous Art

TDF’s Top Picks For Parrtijma 2022, A Festival In Light

Parrtjima, A Festival in Light, kicks off on Friday, April 8 for a 10-night celebration of Country and culture with a program packed with li...

Art

See Abbey Rich's Bright + Uplifting Artworks In Geelong

The artists's latest colourful murals, framed works and hanging sculptures are on show in a new exhibition, When Nothing Makes Sense, at Pla...
Christina Karras

Art

22 Creatives Come Together For An Empowering, All-Female Exhibition

See a collection of work by amazing female creatives covering women's rights and equality in this 2022 Melbourne Design Week showcase, Up To...
Christina Karras

Art

An Intriguing New Exhibition That Merges Design And Digital Art

Tessellate by Zachary Frankel and Mikaela Stafford pairs furniture with 3D animation to imagine 'a cyber-physical future', as part of Melbou...
Christina Karras

Indigenous Art

Meet The First Nations Artists + Mother-Daughter Duo Behind Miimi And Jiinda

Lauren Jarrett and her daughter Melissa Greenwood share how they create heartfelt art that speaks to their culture as Gumbaynggirr women.⁠...
Christina Karras

Indigenous Art

See Intricate Woven Works By Female First Nations Artists At ‘Thread Count’

See more than 100 bags and baskets made by female First Nations master weavers on display at 'Thread Count', showing now at Collingwood Yard...

Art

This NT-Based Youth Worker/Artist Explores Notions Of Identity, Belonging and Otherness In Vivid Colour

As a visitor on Western Arrernte Country, artist Zak Tilley’s vivid, electric landscapes represent a conflicted connection with landscape....

Art

11 Emerging Artists To Follow Now!

From painters and weavers to textile artists and multidisciplinary creatives, these are the local artists to start collecting now.

The Design Files acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net