WWF Earth Hour Creative Awards

February 18, 2013 4:00 am to March 11, 2013 4:00 am February 18, 2013 4:00 am to March 11, 2013 4:00 am

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WWF  Creative Arts Award are looking for inspiring projects – within the visual or performance arts – exploring environmental concerns, and offering audiences new ways of understanding and engaging with the issues.

Perhaps an artist with a new vision of our relationship to nature. Or a theatre group dramatising the social impacts of climate change. Gain public recognition for your great work and inspire reflection and action in the community. Apply now!

Image: Ghost Nets, winners of the Creative Arts category, WWF Earth Hour Awards 2012 © WWF-Australia

Artists Behind the Action – Melbourne Exhibition

September 18, 2012 6:00 pm to September 30, 2012 6:00 pm

Opening night 18 September, 6pm
Exhibition runs from the 18 – 30 September 2012
Hogan Gallery 310 Smith St Collingwood

Curated by Black Sassy Artists Collective, Artists Behind the Action is an exhibition of more than twenty artists exhibiting prints, photographs and sculptures to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Huon Valley Environment Centre. Exhibition includes a specially commissioned box set of limited edition of prints.

Huon Valley Environment Centre provides a staunch and independent voice for the forests and ecosystems that face destruction at the hands of Tasmania’s logging industries. The Huon Valley Environment Centre stands against incredible odds and is a brave beacon to the community.

For more information about the exhibition – http://artistsbehindaction.wordpress.com/

And for more information about the environment centre – www.huon.org

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Recycled Art Project

August 18, 2012 11:00 am to 1:30 pm 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Be a part of something BIG … contribute to community art made entirely of recycled materials.

The Recycled Art Project is an environmentally sustainable series of workshops.

Kids and their families will contribute to the on-site creation of a public art project, culminating in the construction and installation of a large-scale outdoor sculptural work of recycled materials.

This collaborative cross-cultural residency gives you the opportunity to work with renowned contemporary Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji as part of Kaeru – Environmental Public Art Project, celebrating the New Hamer Hall.

Date & Time
Saturday 18 August, 11am and 1.30pm

Duration: 90 minutes

Pricing
$18 (accompanying adult free)
Ages 6-12*

*All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

More information http://www.hamerhallopening.com.au/whats-on/recycled-art-project.aspx

 

Occupy Art – International Day of Creative Action

We are the world’s real artists, we work for change not dollars, and we will be spreading the creative virus on February 12th 2012.

Stemming from Occupy Melbourne, the home of the ‘tent monsters meme’, this day is all about coming at things from different angles, playing with reality and having some fun in these very serious times.

All Occupiers, from all Occupations are encouraged to get creative.

More Information http://occupy-art-feb12.tumblr.com/
 

Artecycle – Moonee Valley City Council

May 18, 2012 to July 8, 2012

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ARTECYCLE 2012

The 2012 ARTECYCLE exhibition will take place 18 May 2012 to 8 July 2012.

ARTECYCLE is an annual non-acquisitive sculpture and installation competition with a prize pool of $14,000 including:

  • $10,000 East Keilor & Strathmore Community Bank® Award
  • $3,000 The Incinerator Gallery Award
  • $1,000 Incinerator People’s Choice Award

Inspired by the Incinerator Gallery’s history, entrants are asked to explore the themes of environmentalism and sustainability using either recycled materials or materials that would otherwise be considered disposable.

Entries for the ARTECYCLE 2012 are now open.  Entry forms are available to download.

Scope Galleries Art Award 2012

December 6, 2011 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

Entry is now open for the SCOPE Galleries Art Award 2012 – Art Concerning Environment. A non-acquisitive Award, prize money of $5,000 will be awarded to one finalist.

Mr Guy Abrahams, co-founder of CLIMARTE and former Director of Christine Abrahams Gallery will assist in the pre-selection and awarding of the prize.

Entries close April 16. Guidelines and application forms available from www.scopegalleries.com or email mail@scopegalleries.com