Tag: Prizes

News | Bundoora Homestead Art Centre Announces Finalists for $10k Art Award

DAREBIN ART PRIZE FINALISTS Connie Anthes, Rushdi Anwar, Belle Bassin, Zanny Begg, Jessie Bullivant, Jon Butt, Sheena Colquhoun, Georgina Cue, Jaye Early, Leslie Eastman, Anna Finlayson, Matthew Greaves, Bronwyn Hack, Will Heathcote, PJ Hickman, Timothy Hillier, Kez Hughes, Eliza Hutchison, Linda Judge, Ash Keating, Annika Koops, Claire Lambe, Bridie Lunney, Sam Martin, Hayley Millar-Baker, Adelle Mills, Archie Moore, Kent Morris, Sophie Neate, Joshua Petherick, Steven Rendall, Nicholas Selenitsch, Vivian Cooper Smith, Nicholas Smith, The Ryan Sisters, Ebony Truscott, David Wadelton, Kellie Wells, Deborah White, and Alice Wormald. Public Launch Friday 27 October from 6 – 8 pm From Bundoora Homestead: Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is proud to announce the finalists in its $10k acquisitive prize open to visual artists across Australia working in any medium. The Gallery Manager of Bundoora Homestead Art Centre Ella Hughes is thrilled with the results…

Funding | Power Publications Dissertation Prize for Indigenous Art Research

Power Publications is pleased to announce that it will award a dissertation prize for the best PhD, DPhil or Master by Research written on Indigenous art. Supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, this prize supports new research and writing on Indigenous art within a scholarly context. The prize is not restricted to authors of Indigenous heritage. Academic supervisors will be invited to nominate candidates and a jury led by Professor Ian McLean, of the University of Melbourne, will select an awardee. The prize will be financial ($2,000) and the winning author will be invited to present their research at the University of Sydney. Application requirements: The 2017 round of the award is currently open and applications can be made via Submittable Applicants for the 2017 award must have completed and defended their dissertation in the calendar year 2016 Applications for the 2017…

2017 Victorian Craft Awards open for applications

Artists are currently invited to submit entries until Monday 27 March. The Victorian Craft Awards is a biennial event facilitated by Craft Victoria and supported by the state government. Now in its second year, the Victorian Craft Awards present and celebrate excellence in contemporary craft practice. The Awards welcome applications from emerging, mid-career and established craftspeople across the state of Victoria. Applications of individual works and installations utilising craft skills, processes and materials are welcome. Established in 2015, this year the Awards will again select up to 100 artists for a finalists exhibition in June and July 2017. The Victorian Craft Awards have created a new demonstrable standard for excellence within the crafts. The Awards play an essential role in delivering a focused, peer-reviewed opportunity for makers and collectors, and have enabled finalists to leverage new creative and commercial opportunities beyond the scope of the…

CHASS Australia Prizes

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Nominations are now open for CHASS (Council for Humanities and Social Sciences) Prizes for 2016. The Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) sectors, including academics, practitioners, philanthropists, policy makers, and students. The CHASS Australia Prizes are intended to draw international attention to Australia’s achievements in HASS. In 2016, there will be four prizes. Two prizes are sponsored by Routledge ($3,500 each): one for a non-fiction book (e-books are acceptable) that enriches Australian cultural and intellectual life, the second for an exceptional artistic performance, exhibition, film, television show, play, composition or practical contribution to arts policy. The third prize ($2,000) is sponsored by Future Leaders for an individual under 35 years of age who is demonstrating leadership skill and potential in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The…

Nominations for 2016 AAANZ Book and PhD prizes now open

The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand annual prizes recognise the best in arts writing and research across Australia and New Zealand. The awards cover a broad spectrum of arts publishing and acknowledge the contribution of both emerging and established scholars and artists. The categories include prizes for books, catalogues, artist books, Indigenous art writing, and an award for recently completed PhD graduates. The prizes are sponsored by a number of universities, art museums, associations and publishing bodies around Australia and New Zealand. The prizes recognise the following. Originality and rigour of scholarship. Contribution to knowledge in the area and impact on scholarly debate in the field. Significance of the topic to the field and to adjacent disciplines. Significance and originality of arts research. Quality of the design and production values of the publication. Ability to convey complex ideas to wider audiences. Please note people…

News | Finalists for the 2015 Bowness Photography Prize Announced

Two of Australia’s most notable figures have selected 47 finalists for this year’s Bowness Photography Prize. Bill Henson and Karen Quinlan were joined by MGA Senior Curator, Stephen Zagala to shortlist the record number of entries this year. Established in 2006 to promote excellence in photography, the annual non-acquisitive William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize is an initiative of the MGA Foundation.   The 2015 competition attracted 696 entrants, the largest number received in the history of the prize. Stephen Zagala, MGA Senior Curator observed, on behalf of the judges, ‘This year the judging panel looked at over 2600 images and selected a field of 47 finalists to represent the best of Australian photography today. The sorting process provides a remarkable opportunity to engage with contemporary photography from across Australia, and the exhibition will allow audiences to see exactly what happening…

Nominations for AAANZ prizes now open

The AAANZ prizes honour the achievements of members in publishing and research. The prizes are awarded based on the following: Originality and rigour of scholarship Contribution to knowledge in the area and impact on scholarly debate in the field Significance of the topic to the field and to adjacent disciplines Significance and originality of picture research Quality of the design and production values of the publication Ability to convey complex ideas to wider audiences Please note entrants must be a member of AAANZ. Staff affiliated with museums that have a AAANZ institutional membership are eligible to enter. In general, all books, catalogues and articles must have been published in the year 2014.  The one exception is the Best Artist Book Prize, books published between 2010 and 2014 are eligible for this prize. Download the entry forms here: AAANZ 2015 PhD Graduate…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | October 31st 2014

Jobs Australia Director, Tamworth Regional Gallery & Powerstation Museum – deadline 21st November 2014 Griffith Regional Art Gallery Coordinator Job in Wagga Wagga & Riverina – deadline 7th November Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (CHE), based at Faculty of Arts at UWA – deadline 24th November 2014 International Historian of Modern and Contemporary Art in East Asia or Middle East at School of the Art Institute of Chicago – deadline 15th December 2014 Postdoctoral fellowship in Posthuman Aesthetics at University of Aarhus – deadline 1st December 2014 Funding and Prizes George Yule Prize for best submitted essay on a topic from medieval and early modern studies (students enrolled at Australian and New Zealand institutions only) – deadline 28 February 2015 Herda Henkel Foundation Research Grants for Archaeology, Art History, Historical Islamic Studies, History, History of Law, History…

AAANZ Prizes 2014 | Deadline 26th September

Deadline for 2014 AAANZ Prizes extended to Friday 26 September Did you write a book in 2013? Or a catalogue? Was your PhD conferred? Nominations for AAANZ Book and PhD prizes are now open. Book Prize The annual Book and Journal Prizes are awarded at the conference and are keenly awaited by delegates and the publishing sector. We are the only body in Australasia to focus on art-historical studies, including museum catalogues and monographs. The categories cover catalogues, anthologies, work by an Indigenous Australian or New Zealand Maori, and artist lead projects. Last year’s prizes attracted over 50 entries, head to http://aaanz.info/prizes/ to check out previous winners and download an entry form. PhD Prize 2013 saw the introduction of the PhD category to our Prizes, with 2014 marking only the second time this prize will be awarded. Generously sponsored by…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | August 29th 2014

Jobs Postdoctoral Fellowship Curatorial Assistant, Kensington Palace, Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) – deadline 15th September 2014 Exhibition Project Coordinator x 2, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney – deadline 8th September 2014 Curatorial Fellowship, Canberra Glassworks – deadline 12 September 2014 Funding/Prizes The Hakluyt Society Essay Prize – deadline 1st November 2014 2015-2016 Getty Research Institute Scholar Grant and Fellowship, Los Angeles – deadline 3rd November 2014 Calls for Papers Lost Museums Colloquium, (Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 7–8 May 2015) – deadline 15 September 2014 MuseumNext (19–21 April 2015, Geneva, Switzerland) – deadline 31st August 2014 Artists’ Homes Before 1800 (Nuremberg, Germany, 11-14 June 2015) – deadline 31 August 2014 Cities and Citizens: Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference (Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, 13–15 July 2015) – deadline 1 November 2014 Journal of the Northern Renaissance ‘Open Theme’ – deadline 1 Jan 2015 Artist Residency La Macina di San…

Entries for the AAANZ Book and PhD prizes now open

2014 AAANZ Book and PhD Prizes AAANZ calls for entries into the 2014 AAANZ Prizes. The deadline for entries is Friday 29 August 2014.  Entry forms and further information can be found at http://aaanz.info/prizes/ or requested from admin@aaanz.info. All entrants must be members of AAANZ. Join here: http://aaanz.info/membership/ Book and catalogue prizes The AAANZ Book Prize has grown from a single prize to a field of eight awards: Best book ($500 sponsored by the University of Sydney) Best anthology ($500 sponsored by the University of Sydney) Best large exhibition catalogue ($500 sponsored by the University of Melbourne) Best small exhibition catalogue ($100 sponsored by the University of Western  Australia) Best scholarly article in the ANZ Journal of Art ($500 sponsored by the University of  Sydney) Best essay/catalogue/book by either an Indigenous Australian or New Zealand    Maori (NZD$500 supported by Christchurch Art Gallery) Best artist-led essay/catalogue/book (NZD$500 sponsored by Massey University) University Art Museums catalogue ($1000 sponsored…

Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | 30th May 2014

Jobs Collection Research Editor, Tate Britain, London – deadline 17th June 2014 Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (three early career positions)  UNSW COFA – deadline 6th June 2014 Professor / Associate Professor and Deputy Director (Learning & Teaching), Queensland College of Art, Griffith University – deadline 18th June Postdoctoral Fellow: Arc Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, University of Melbourne (project on  emotions and visual culture, c.1450-1750) – deadline 7th July 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow: Arc Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, University of Melbourne (project on the representation and expression of emotion on the human face, in literature, drama, art, or sculpture, or in early scientific discourses, between 1100 and 1800) – deadline 7th July 2014 Senior Curator, Indigenous Collections & Community Engagement, Museum Victoria – deadline 4th July Senior Curator, Pacific Cultures, Museum Victoria – deadline 4th July Head of Fine…

Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | May 16th 2014

Jobs Junior Research Fellowship, Leeds College of Art – deadline 1st September 2014 Lectureship in the History of Art, University of Oxford (fixed term and preference for 19th-20th century French art specialists) – deadline 12th June Senior Curator, State Library of NSW – deadline 25th May 2014 Head of Fine Arts & Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor, School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, NZ – deadline 30th June 2014 Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, COFA, UNSW – deadline 6th June 2014 Professor and Head of School of the Tasmanian College of the Arts, UTAS – deadline 20th June Prizes I Tatti prize for the best scholarly article on an Italian Renaissance topic by a junior scholar – deadline 1st June 2014 Bruno Zevi Prize for a Historical-Critical essay on Architecture – deadline July 15th 2014 Calls for Papers El Greco and his oeuvre;…

AAANZ Book and Catalogue Prizes

AAANZ as announced that the 2013 Book and Catalogue prizes are now open for nominations. To be eligible books, catalogues and articles must have been published within the year 2012 by members and/or staff of institutional members. All entrants must be current members of AAANZ, this includes affiliated staff of small or large museums with an institutional membership. Please email admin@aaanz.info for an entry form or any enquiries. We require two copies of the relevant publication with each entry by Thursday 31 July 2013, postal details are on the entry form. Winners will be announced at the 2013 AAANZ Conference Interdiscipline in Melbourne 7–9 December 2013. Prize Categories  Best book ($500 supported by The University of Sydney) Best anthology ($500 supported by The University of Sydney) Best large exhibition catalogue ($500 supported by The University of Melbourne) Best small exhibition catalogue…

Opportunities | October 8th 2012

Jobs Lecturer in Art History (New Media and Curatorial Studies), UQ and Coordinator, Academic Relations, UQ Art Museum – deadline 22nd October 2012. Lecturer in Video, Sound and Image, COFA, UNSW – deadline 12th October 2012. Postgraduate Coordinator – National Art School, Sydney – deadline October 15th 2012. Professor of Cultural Practice, University of Canberra – deadline October 25th 2012. Lecturer in Painting, University of Wollongong – deadline 21st October 2012 Assistant Professor of Classical Art and/or Architecture, Harvard University – Department of History of Art and Architecture – deadline November 1st 2012 Project Curator: Vikings, The British Museum – deadline Wednesday 17th October 2012 Fellowships and Scholarships Fellowships at the Newberry Library, Chicago (for work on the Newberry’s collections) – deadline 1 December 2012 The Ursula Hoff Art History scholarship (only for students enrolled at the University of Melbourne) – deadline…