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Photography fun for Toowoomba North State School students 26/08/2015

RESPECTED photographer Louise Whelan gave Toowoomba North State School students a master-class on photography yesterday.

She came armed to the school with a photographic kit complete with six printers and cameras for the students.

Ms Whelan instructed the students on how to take interesting photos and using the medium to tell stories.

Year 6 student Alex Laughton said he was excited to have the opportunity to learn how to use a camera.

"I like photography and it would be a cool job to have because you get to travel a lot and meet people," he said.

From Armed Robbery to... Art Glory 18/07/2015

NIGEL Milsom knew he’d won. The announcement, the congratulations, the four hours of media interviews hammered home the inescapable fact that the Newcastle artist had indeed been awarded Australia’s most famous art prize.

Still, it just didn’t feel real. ‘‘It doesn’t really feel like I’ve won anything,’’ Milsom said late on Friday afternoon. ‘‘It just feels a bit surreal really. ‘‘People have said that I’ve won the Archibald, [and] it’s like, ‘Oh, really? Is that what all those interviews were about?’.’’

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.

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