• 4 June 2021

    Jan Murphy Gallery artists in HOTA Collects exhibition

    ‘HOTA Collects’ is one of the inaugural exhibitions at the newly opened HOTA Gallery on the Gold Coast. Presenting a snapshot of the City Collection the exhibition includes works by Juz Kitson, Ben Quilty and Victoria Reichelt. The gallery spans 6 levels and on the top floor visitors can see an extraordinary suite of Linde […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Tjungkara Ken – winner of the Roberts Family Prize in the 2021 Wynne Prize

    Congratulations to Tjungkara Kanytjupai Ken who has been announced as the winner of Roberts Family Prize 2021 with her work ‘Seven Sisters’. The Roberts Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Prize is an annual prize of $10,000 awarded to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander artist for their work entered into the Wynne Prize. “I […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Martin Smith in Artlines Magazine

    Martin Smith’s work, ‘Fix it up’, has been featured in the latest issue of Artlines magazine. Produced in 2010, the artist recently gifted this work to the QAGOMA collection. In the article, writer Ellie Buttrose delves into the theme behind ‘Fix it up’. Through the juxtaposition of photographic imagery and cut lettering, this work touches […]

  • 1 June 2021

    Ben Quilty in the Sydney Morning Herald

    Ben Quilty’s 2009 Archibald Prize portrait of Jimmy Barnes, ‘There but for the grace of God no. 2’ has been featured in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the article, writer Louise Rugendyke touches on 6 renowned subjects, exploring the unique experience of sitting for the Archibald. In discussing his experience sitting for […]

  • 1 June 2021

    Keith Burt in the Sydney Morning Herald

    Keith Burt’s 2019 Archibald Prize work, ‘Benjamin Law: happy sad’ has been featured in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the article, writer Louise Rugendyke touches on 6 renowned subjects, exploring the unique experience of sitting for the Archibald. In discussing his experience sitting for his portrait with Burt, Benjamin Law noted that, […]

  • 1 June 2021

    Lucy Culliton on ABC News

    Lucy Culliton has been featured on ABC News discussing her 2021 Archibald and Sulman Prize artworks. In the interview, Culliton shares her thoughts on being a finalist in the Archibald, which is in its 100th year. Culliton’s entry, ‘Self (bogong moth jumper)’, is a self-portrait of the artist wearing a jumper made and designed by […]

  • 27 May 2021

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize finalists

    Congratulations to the following artists who have been announced as finalists in the 2021 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Natasha Bieniek (Archibald Prize) Keith Burt (Archibald Prize) Lucy Culliton (Archibald and Sulman Prize) Sylvia Kanytjupai Ken (Wynne Prize) Tjungkara Ken (Wynne Prize) William Mackinnon (Archibald and Wynne Prize) Guy Maestri (Wynne Prize) Robert Malherbe (Wynne […]

  • 22 May 2021

    Natasha Bieniek at Linden New Art

    Natasha Bieniek’s solo exhibition, ‘Halcyon’, is now open at Linden New Art, Melbourne. This show brings together a suite of Natasha’s miniature oil paintings that have not been seen together before, including the work ‘Biophilia’, which won the Wynne Prize in 2015. “These artworks are dense in detail and reflect my ongoing interest in the […]

  • 13 May 2021

    Peter Drew in the Sydney Morning Herald

    An article featuring Peter Drew has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the article, writer Kerrie O’Brien explores the origins of Drew’s AUSSIE posters whilst also touching on the creative outcomes that came from his delving into the National Archives of Australia. Drew’s posters can currently be seen in the exhibition ‘We Change the […]

  • 6 May 2021

    Natasha Bieniek on ABC Radio National

    Natasha Bieniek has been featured on the Art Show on ABC Radio National. In the interview, Bieniek discusses and unpacks her photo realistic painting practice. Widely renowned for her depictions of nature and famous gardens, Bieniek also explains how she brings these images to life through the miniature size format. Click here to listen to […]

  • 29 April 2021

    Linde Ivimey at HOTA and Bundaberg Regional Gallery

    A suite of works by Linde Ivimey will be featured in the opening exhibition program at HOTA, Gold Coast. As part of the ‘HOTA collects showcase’, Ivimey’s works will be presented in, ‘Linde Ivimey: Objects Within’ on level 5 of the new gallery. This curated exhibition brings together works from both the artist and HOTA […]

  • 29 April 2021

    Victoria Reichelt in HOTA Collects exhibition

    Victoria Reichelt’s work will be presented in ‘Hota Collects’ at the new HOTA Gallery (Home of the Arts) Gold Coast, opening on 8 May. The exhibition will present a snapshot of the growing HOTA collection which consists of over 4,500 works. To give insight into works from their collection, HOTA have made a fascinating short […]

  • Artist portrait of Monica Rohan. Photography by Mitchell Donaldson
    17 April 2021

    Monica Rohan in the 2021 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize

    Congratulations to Monica Rohan who is a finalist in the 2021 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize with her work, ‘Tug’. Launched in 2017, the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize aims to advance opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. 2021 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 15 – 30 May Ravenswood School for Girls […]

  • 10 April 2021

    New to Protégé- Laura Patterson

    Jan Murphy Gallery is pleased to announce Laura Patterson as the newest addition to the protégé program. Brisbane-based artist Laura Patterson’s practice is informed by her background in architecture and her continued investigation of visual art as a means of synthesising multiple ideas into a single object. While interest across historical research and technical precision […]

  • 8 April 2021

    Victoria Reichelt survey exhibition ‘Archive’ – closing soon

    Victoria Reichelt’s survey show, ‘Archive’, is closing soon at Tweed Regional Gallery. This exhibition presents works spanning Victoria’s 20 year-long career, highlighting her dedication to the documentation of transitional spaces and endangered artefacts. Archive – Victoria Reichelt Current until 9 May 2021 Tweed Regional Gallery For more information, please click here. Image credit: Install image […]

  • 1 April 2021

    Guy Maestri in the AGNSW collection

    Guy Maestri’s work ‘The rain song’ was recently acquired by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Painted in regional NSW in a landscape the artist frequently returns to, ‘The rain song’ depicts a derelict cactus garden – overgrown in a tangle of native and introduced plants. In describing the work, Maestri notes “There is […]

  • 1 April 2021

    Now representing – Fiona Hiscock

    Fiona Hiscock is now represented by Jan Murphy Gallery. Fiona Hiscock is a Melbourne-based ceramicist well known for her practice of hand building and painting large coiled vessels that reference utilitarian objects. Her imagery is inspired by botanical illustration, as a keen observer of nature she makes detailed paintings of plant specimens that inform her […]

  • 24 March 2021

    Jacqueline Hennessy at Tweed Regional Gallery

    Jacqueline Hennessy’s ‘Still Life’ is now open at Tweed Regional Gallery. This show is the outcome of the Tweed Regional Gallery – National Art School MFA Residency Award. Whilst producing this new series of works in the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio, Jacqueline took inspiration from the re-creation of Margaret Olley’s home studio. ‘Still […]

  • 24 March 2021

    Now representing – Iluwanti Ken

    Jan Murphy Gallery is excited to announce representation of Iluwanti Ken. “I paint the stories of my father’s country – Walawuru Tjukurpa – the story of the eagles. This is my tjukurpa and all of my children’s tjukurpa too.” Iluwanti Ken Iluwanti is well known for her large scale ink drawings which feature graphic depictions […]

  • 20 March 2021

    Monica Rohan in the Courier Mail

    Monica Rohan was recently featured in the Courier Mail. Meeting with columnist Phil Brown, the artist discussed the success of her latest exhibition ‘Mind how you go’ and her evolving painting practice. Rohan’s 2020 Archibald Prize entry, ‘Lucy’ is currently on display at Cairns Art Gallery as part of the touring Archibald exhibition. Monica Rohan’s […]