Tag: School News

Portrait Society Awards PSS to Sally Ryan

Sally Ryan has been awarded Portrait Signature Status by the prestigious Portrait Society of America, which recognises a “practicing and accomplished artist who is dedicated to the educational mission and high aesthetic standards as set by the Portrait Society of America. The artist’s work must consistently demonstrate a high level of skill and sophistication of aesthetics.”. This honorary status grants the right to use the initials of the organization (PSS-Portrait Society Signature) on all personally created works as an indication of our harmonious high standards and goals, to create, to advance and to share. There were a number of specific criteria for approval…

JAAS 2018 Prizes, Scholarships, Diplomas and Certificates

Congratulations to this years winners – it was, according to the judges, a very difficult selection due to the exceptional high standards! Diplomas Bianca Michael Elizabeth Austin Claire Park Renee Beyer Edward Essing Elspeth McKellar Certificates Sally Moran Juin Wee Veronica Colvin Natalie Lapardin Scholarships Sir William Dobell Scholarship – Astro Spiller John Olsen Scholarship – Alexia Novella Brett Whitely Scholarship – Rei Tresler Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Scholarship – Phil Went Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Part Time Scholarship – Anna Terrey William Fletcher Scholarship – Edward Essing Prizes The Phillip Muskett Prize (Sponsored by Parkers Galleries) –…

Alumni Doug Moran National Portrait Prize Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to Julian Ashton Art School Alumni! What an honour to have so many Alumni as successful semi finalists in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. “Currently with an annual first prize of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000), the Prize is an important part of Australia’s Arts calendar. The Prize is acquisitive and the winning portrait immediately becomes the property of the Moran Arts Foundation, to be exhibited permanently as part of the Moran Arts Foundation Collection.” -Doug Moran website Enrolling now for term 4, don’t miss out! [foogallery id=”8133″]  

ARC New ARC Approved Atelier – Julian Ashton Art School

From the ARC website news page; “ARC is pleased to welcome the Julian Ashton Art School as a new ARC ApprovedSM Atelier! The Julian Ashton Art School was founded by Julian Rossi Ashton in 1890 and is Australia’s oldest continuous Fine Art School. The school’s core philosophy is to encourage fine drawing and sound practice in the craft of painting.   Students may gain basic skills and pursue a personal course to the very highest level of technical prowess without having to engage with current theories about the nature of art.”