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.

2019 Australia Council Awards recipient

Susan Norrie – Australia Council Visual Arts Award

Susan Norrie was born 1953 and lives and works in Sydney. While initially known for her painting and installation, she has become increasingly renowned within Australia and internationally for her work in film, although her engagement with both painting and the moving image continues to influence each and intersect across her practice. Susan Norrie represented Australia at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007. In 2016 she was commissioned by the Australian War Memorial Museum, Canberra to create a major video/film project which will be completed in 2019.


Highlights

2019 Featured Grants

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