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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.

 

Art show arrives - 10/03/2015

BLACKTOWN is home to the best entries from two of Australia’s richest art prizes until April 18. The 2014 Moran Prizes Exhibition recently opened at Blacktown Arts Centre, the first time the exhibition has been  displayed in western Sydney.

Art prize finds new audience - 04/03/2015

BLACKTOWN has been selected as the stage for one of Blacktown’s finest art exhibitions.

The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize exhibition will be on display at the Blacktown Arts Centre until Saturday, April 18. The prestigious art prize previously featured at the Juniper Hall in Paddington and made its first venture to Western Sydney on February 26. Doug Moran Prize judge Edmund Capon encouraged locals to visit the Blacktown Arts Centre and have an opinion about the artwork.

Portrait Exhibition - 24/02/2015

The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize is on exhibition at Blacktown Arts Centre from Thursday, February 26 until Wednesday, March 18.
The exhibition has encouraged excellence and creativity in contemporary Australian portraiture for
the past 26 years. The display also includes selected works from the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize, which interprets contemporary life in Australia with an emphasis on day to day life. It’s open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-5pm.
■ Details: Blacktown Art Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown. No bookings are necessary and

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