2017 News Archive

  • Emotions and politics collide in award winning graduate artwork [24 November 2017]

    SCA student Evan Pank has been awarded two major prizes as part of the 2017 SCA Undergraduate Degree Show. The printmaker received this year’s Artereal Gallery Mentorship Award as well as the inaugural Megalo Print Studio Residency Award.

  • Nick Dorey awarded $28,000 art prize [5 October 2017]

    Nick Dorey is the latest recipient of the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship from Sydney College of the Arts.

  • David Haines awarded 2017 Australia Council Visual Arts Fellowship [29 September 2017]

    SCA Lecturer David Haines has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Australia Council Visual Arts Fellowship.

  • SCA student wins national printmaking prize [28 September 2017]

    Sydney College of the Arts student Evan Pank has won first prize in the prestigious Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award.

  • SCA partners with Sydney Contemporary [23 August 2017]

    SCA is proud to be the official education partner of Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s premier contemporary art fair which returns to Carriageworks from 7-10 September.

  • SCA takes over MCA's ARTBAR [22 August 2017]

    SCA academic and artist, Julie Rrap will curate this month’s ARTBAR at MCA. On Friday 25 August grab your ball gown and mask because Julie Rrap will be transforming ARTBAR into an after-dark masquerade featuring works by more than 30 SCA students, staff and alumni.

  • A lightbulb moment for sculpture award winner [16 August 2017]

    A sculptor who also sees himself as an amateur physicist has won the 2017 David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award. Ciaran Begley received the $12,000 prize at the opening of the SCA exhibition showcasing 16 finalists of this year’s national sculpture award.

  • Art unleashes the power of the dot [23 June 2017]

    The Papunya dot is a powerful symbol of social and cultural identity in Aboriginal art and culture. In a new exhibition at Sydney College of the Arts, a group of artists harness the power that the dot holds for Aboriginal people, as a starting point to explore their own beliefs and ideas that drive them as artists in Australian society.

  • $5000 master's degree start-up scholarships for semester 2 [13 June 2017]

    Apply now for our new start-up scholarships worth $5000 on offer for eligible domestic applicants planning to commence their postgraduate coursework master's degree in Semester 2, 2017.

  • SCA student and author wins prestigious Oxford University scholarship [13 June 2017]

    With two novels to her name and a third under way, 23-year-old Sydney College of the Arts student, Sophie Hardcastle, has a limitless appetite for writing and learning that has led her to receive a $100,000 scholarship from the University of Oxford.

  • SCA graduate wins the 2017 Schenberg Art Fellowship at PICA [29 May 2017]

    SCA graduate Kai Wasikowski has received the prestigious Schenberg Art Fellowship among a field of 35 top graduates selected from 23 tertiary art schools across Australia.

  • SCA alumni selected as University Graduate Medal finalists [6 April 2017]

    SCA alumni Janelle Evans BVA (Hons) ’13 MFA ’16 and Clare Britton MSA ’16 have been announced as two of 20 finalists for the University of Sydney Graduate Medals.

  • Alumni to exhibit in The National: New Australian Art [29 March 2017]

    Five SCA alumni have been selected to exhibit in the inaugural edition of The National: New Australian Art, a unified exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA).

  • Sonic nature of the wind – field recording workshop introduces unique artistic medium to regional artists [3 March 2017]

    Last month SCA's Virginia Hilyard led a field recording workshop for the Star-Picket project, a cross-cultural collaboration of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists investigating Indigenous night sky stories and mapping.

  • SCA researcher brings art to Vietnamese factories [1 February 2017]

    SCA researcher Dr Jane Gavan is leading a research project to raise rates of innovation and open up opportunities for emerging local artists and designers in Vietnamese factories.

  • Eye-popping art comes to Laneway Sydney [30 January 2017]

    For the third year running, Sydney College of the Arts students and graduates will participate in a contemporary art exhibition for the Sydney leg of the 2017 St Jerome Laneway Festival on Saturday 4 February.