Geelong based FLG artist Janne Kearney has beaten over 2,500 entries from 90 countries to become one of the 53 finalists in this years BP Portrait Award in London. Presenters of the award declared Kearney’s entry an example of “the very best in contemporary portrait painting.” Finalist art works will be exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery from 22 June - 24 September 2017, then tour England until June 2018.
JANNE KEARNEY FINALIST IN BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2017
Hannah Quinlivan at Canberra Museum + Gallery
Hannah Quinlivan's latest solo project Anatomy of a Drawing is now showing at Canberra Museum+Gallery. On view 24 hours a day until 30 July 2017, the installation will be changing and evolving every few weeks.
Dion Horstmans featured in FvF
Dion Hortmans’ practice and home/studio have been featured in the Berlin based style and art platform Freunde von Freunden.
Image Credits: Michael Wickham and www.freundevonfreunden.com
Qantas Curates Initiative: Jacob Leary
FLG is excited to announce the launch of a new supportive art initiative by Qantas. Teaming up with 16 of Australia’s leading artists, photographers and digital influencers Qantas is featuring these artists’ works on the airline’s international Business class amenity kits. The amenity kit pictured features FLG artist Jacob Leary's artwork Bubblegum Dystopia. 'Qantas Curates' Artist Amenity Kits will be available on business class from May 1.
Hannah Quinlivan in residency at Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin
Hannah Quinlivan is currently undertaking a residency at Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZKU) in Berlin. In collaboration with Louise Keast, Shikara Ringdahl and Alex Hobba she has created a performative work entitled ‘Travelling Light'.
Richard Blackwell exhibiting at JAHM
Richard Blackwell's wall works have been curated into the JAHM exhibition DIGITAL: THE WORLD OF ALTERNATIVE REALITIES, a 20 artist survey reflecting the impact that the digital will have in the art world.