Friday, 24 September 2010

Holiday opening hours

Just a reminder about holiday opening hours for the library and digilab.

Library :

Mon 27 Sept - Fri 1 Oct: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Mon 4 - Wed 6 Oct: Closed
Thurs 7 - Fri 8 Oct: 10am - 4pm


Mon 27 Sept - Fri 1 Oct: Closed to regular students - being used by HSC Intensive
Mon 4 - Wed 6 Oct: Closed
Thurs 7 - Fri 8 Oct: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Deadline: 12 November 2010
Prize:$25,000 generously sponsored by VISA
Open to: Aspiring and professional photographers 25 years and older. Must be an Australian resident.
The National Photographic Portrait Prize is an annual event intended to promote the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers. The exhibition will be displayed at the National Portrait Gallery from 25 February to 17 April 2011 and tour to selected venues throughout 2011.
Each entrant may submit up to three entries for selection for the Prize. No more than one entry from each entrant can be selected for exhibition.
Entry Fee: $25 per entry including GST (non refundable)

Address:National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra ACT
Phone:02 6102 7066
Web:online entry form available at

2011 City of Albany Art Prize

Deadline: 3 December 2010
Acquisitive: $25,000 plus 4 weeks studio time in Albany, WA with $25,00 for expenses. Non-acquisitive: 2 Highly Commended Awards of $1,000 each.
Open to:
All Australian artists.
Prestigious national exhibition for paintings. Entry Forms and Conditions available from website in mid August. Entries are received as digital images. 30 paintings are selected for exhibition in Albany, WA in March 2011. The organizer pays for freight of selected paintings from nearest capital city to Albany and return if unsold. .
No limit on number of entries. Each entry must be a 2D work which is substantial
Entry Fee:
$33 per entry
PO Box 484, Albany WA 6331
08 9842 8419

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

NAS Ball 2010 : Wig Out

Yet again the NAS Ball was a huge success. Many thanks to all who were involved in its organisation and for helping on the night! Want to see more ball photos? Click here


Do you have photos from the ball? Email them to us at to include them here or post a link in the comments.

Friday, 17 September 2010

Library Stairwell Gallery is now seeking proposals

The Library Stairwell Gallery is now seeking proposals for Semester 1, 2011.

If you are currently in 2nd year, 3rd year, Honours or Masters you are eligible to apply for an exhibition.

Want more information? Exhibition proposal packages are available from the Library front desk. Or talk to Elizabeth.

Deadline for submission: Thursday 21 October 2010.

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Holiday opening hours

Library opening hours over the Spring Break are:
Mon 27 Sept - Fri 1 Oct: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Mon 4 - Wed 6 Oct: Closed
Thurs 7 - Fri 8 Oct: 10am - 4pm.

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Parramatta Artists Studios

Parramatta Artists Studios

Located in the centre of Parramatta’s CBD and in the heart of Western Sydney, the Parramatta Artists Studios offer affordable non-residential/residential studio and exhibition space to emerging and established contemporary artists, craft practitioners and creative industry professionals.

The focus of the Parramatta Artists Studios is to facilitate contemporary arts production. Once involved, the Studios can assist your practice and/or small business by building networks, informal and formal mentoring and providing professional advice and opportunities. This is all a part of the Parramatta Artists Studios mission to hot house new ideas and be an incubator for collaboration and contemporary arts production.

Studios are available to painters, sculptors, designers, new media artists, writers, curators, performers, filmmakers, musicians, dramaturges and poets. It is for anyone that has a contemporary arts practice and needs a space.

Applications close: 30 September 2010.

For more information: