SCA News

  • The Slackers Reunite for Cosmic Wonder Lust [23 July 2015]

    Leading contemporary artists from the radical Imperial Slacks artist collective of the late 1990s will reunite next month in a new exhibition jointly presented by Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) and Campbelltown Arts Centre.

  • SCA Alumni Announced as Finalistst for the 2015 Archibald Prize[10 July 2015]

    Three Sydney College of the Arts alumni have been announced as finalists for the 2015 Archibald prize. Congratulations to Shaun Gladwell, Guy Morgan and Tianli Zu. The winner of the 2014 Archibald Prize, SCA graduate Fiona Lowry, is a finalist for the 2015 Sulman Prize. The winners of each award will be announced at the Art Gallery of NSW on the 17th of July.

  • Haines' and Hinterding's First Major Museum Survey at the MCA[6 July 2015]

    The first major museum survey of the work of artists David Haines and Joyce Hinterding will be presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney from 25 June to 6 September 2015.

  • Fauvette Finalists Announced[2 June 2015]

    Congratulations to Bonita Bub, Lucas Davidson, Julian Day, Nick Dorey and Clare Milledge, the finalists of the 2015 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Award.

  • SCA Partners with Sydney Underground Film Festival [24 June 2015]

    The University of Sydney’s contemporary art school, Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), is partnering with the Sydney Underground Film Festival (SUFF) this September to host an inaugural talk and masterclass program, led by some of the hottest local and international talent in independent and experimental filmmaking.

  • Alumnus Marc Newson[21 May 2015]

    Australian designer Marc Newson has been described as the most influential designer of his generation. He has worked across a wide range of disciplines, creating everything from furniture and household objects to bicycles and cars, private and commercial aircraft, yachts, various architectural commissions, and signature sculptural pieces for clients across the globe.

  • BLAKOUT presents a new wave of Indigenous video art at SCA[15 May 2015]

    A new generation of Indigenous video artists is breaking away from painting, which has dominated Indigenous contemporary art for the last 30 years. The artists are now using the screen in a powerful new way to connect with contemporary Indigenous issues confronting urban communities in Australia today.

  • Let's honour the Anzacs by making two-up illegal again[17 April 2015]

    If I was prime minister for a day, in that primary-school hypothetical, I would make two-up illegal again. We lost a true act of remembrance when, state by state, we smoothed over the edges and normalised the whole affair to just another form of gambling at the pub.

  • Mikala Dwyer wins Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize 2015[31 March 2015]

    SCA senior lecturer and alumna Mikala Dwyer is the winner of the $25,000 Redlands Art Prize.

  • Artists create the extraordinary with Nomanslanding[25 March 2015]

    Senior SCA lecturer Robyn Backen is one of five leading artists from Australia and Europe who have created a 120 metre floating art work, Nomanslanding on Darling Harbour as part of the commemorations for the ANZAC Centenary.

  • A dream at 13 comes alive on Friday the 13th[13 Febuary 2015]

    Kiah Roache-Turner, an alumnus of Sydney College of the Arts, and his brother Tristan Roache-Turner will release their first feature film nationally on the big screen this Friday the 13th!

  • SCA graduates receive top art prizes in Clyde & Co Art Project[13 Febuary 2015]

    Two of the four SCA graduates chosen to exhibit in the Clyde & Co Art Project in Sydney this year have taken out the two art prizes at the exhibition opening on 10 February.

  • A kick start for ten SCA graduates in Young Artists Initiative[30 January 2015]

    Ten SCA graduates from 2014 are exhibiting in the Young Artists Initiative (YAI-14) at .M Contemporary in Woollahra, Sydney, from 31 January to 8 February 2015.

  • Aboriginal, Italian and Korean voices speak out through SCA art exhibitions[16 January 2015]

    A trio of new art exhibitions opening at SCA Galleries exposes fresh insights to Aboriginal, Italian and Korean politics and culture.

  • Ben Quilty’s exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery[16 January 2015]

    Works from Ben Quilty’s recent solo exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery features in anexhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery until 1 March.

  • Oliver Watts named curator for John Fries Award[5 January 2015]

    Sydney curator, artist, writer and SCA lecturer Oliver Watts has been named the John Fries Award’s Guest Curator for 2015.