Visual Arts

The Australia Council for the Arts supports the contemporary expression of visual art through the broadest range of visual media, including craft, design, media arts and visual arts. This support includes grants to living artists and funding for contemporary arts organisations as well as national and international exhibitions and events. 

By providing support to living artists and arts organisations the Australia Council aims to encourage the engagement of people in Australia and elsewhere in innovative visual art. The Australia Council also allocates funds on behalf of the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy.

The Australia Council for the Arts supports the contemporary expression of visual art through the broadest range of visual media, including craft, design, media arts and visual arts.

Australia Council supports four Primavera artists

The Australia Council for the Arts has supported four emerging artists to make new work for Primavera 2014, which opens next week at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia in Sydney.

Australia Council Director Visual Arts Julie Lomax said the four young artists – Ben Denham, Hossein Ghaemi, Emily Hunt and Marian Tubbs - had submitted innovative and creative proposals and she was looking forward to seeing the finished product at the exhibition.

“The Australia Council is proud to support young artists to create new work and participate in events like Primavera, which has become an important platform to gain exposure and recognition in the visual arts scene,” Ms Lomax said.

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Image credit: Image courtesy the artist and The Commercial Gallery, Sydney.
Image credit: Image courtesy the artist and The Commercial Gallery, Sydney.

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