Anne MacDonald & Troy Ruffels are 2011 recipients of new work grants from the Australia Council for the Arts.
Richard Wastell’s exhibition She-oak & River Patterns opens at King Street Gallery, Sydney on 23 August.
Annika Koops’ exhibition Act Natural opens at Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne on 18 August.
David Keeling has an exhibition opening at Niagara Gallery on 30 August.
Meg Walch is working towards a solo exhibition titled The Lineage of Eccentricity Stage 2 at MOP Projects, Sydney.
David Keeling & Helen Wright are finalists in the 2011 Hutchins Prize.
Bronek Kozka will be giving a talk at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney as part of his exhibition Dreams & Realities, 3 September, 2011.
David Stephenson’s work is currently on show in Deep Water: Photographs 1860-2000 at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne until 11 September 2011; at John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne until 2 September 2011 and Transcendence: photographs by David Stephenson opens at Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne on 16 September until 16 October 2011.
Peter James Smith is presenting a paper on Art & Maths at Auckland University.
Barbie Kjar, Troy Ruffels, Sue Lovegrove, Tim Burns & Raymond Arnold are currently exhibiting at Celia Lendis Gallery in Gloucester, UK in a show titled Van Dieman's Land: Tasmanian Art in the UK.
Jonathan Kimberley & Jim Everett are preparing for The Global Dome Unlimited - a multi-media installation incorporating sculpture, video, sound and a live discussion with the audience. The artists have created a unique sculptural environment in the Old Mildura Station Woolshed for Palimpsest #8. As the final Palimpsest event on Sunday 11 September the installation will be transformed by an artists performance and unfold into a long table discussion over lunch, hosted by chef Stefano de Pieri.
Barbie Kjar is also involved in Impact, an International Print Symposium held at Monash University, Melbourne next month.