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Nigel Milsom wins Archibald prize with portrait of his lawyer 17/07/2015

The Newcastle-based artist wins $100,000 art prize for his painting of Charles Waterstreet, the inspiration behind hit ABC legal series, Rake

What goes around comes around – in the art world as in the law.

In 2012, Australian criminal barrister Charles Waterstreet, the co-creator and inspiration behind the the hit ABC legal series Rake, represented Nigel Milsom during an armed robbery case that saw the Newcastle-based artist sentenced to six years in jail.

Moran Arts Foundation To Exhibit The Selected Works Of Ann Cape - 17/06/2015

The Moran Arts Foundation will be exhibiting the work of celebrated Sydney artist Ann Cape at Juniper Hall from Saturday June 27.

The Ann Cape exhibition will be part of a series presented by the Foundation for winners and finalists of the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize, to recognise and further complement the achievement of such awards.  

AUSTRALIANS by Jon Frank - 22/05/2015

The Moran Arts Foundation will host new work by acclaimed photographer Jon Frank. The exhibition will open at Juniper Hall, Paddington, on Saturday 23 May 2015. Frank was a finalist in the 2013 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize. Australians will run from Saturday, 23 May until Sunday, 21 June.

Award winning artist Nigel Milsom holds first exhibition - 16/04/205

Nigel Milsom is discussing the artwork that triggered his interest in bringing strangers together to paint – what he calls the balancing of opposing forces – when he pauses to take stock.

"There's no moral to the story," he says. "I'm not trying to preach anything. I'm just trying to show something that people might relate to."

The painting of two floating figures, based on Bernini's statue Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, was painted shortly after his release from jail last year and is one 29 works by Milsom on display at Juniper Hall in Paddington.

Tips on taking the best photo - 29/05/2015

Whats the formula for taking that perfect photograph?
A group of local school kids were given a camera for the day, to see just what they could come up with. 
And as you'll see, they're much more creative than a simple selfie.

 

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