SCA News

  • 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.