• 26th TELSTRA ART AWARDS

    Lauraine Diggins Fine Art would like to congratulate Terry Yumbulul and Trudy Raggett Kemarr for becoming finalists in this years National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. Works from these artists as well as other exceptional indigenous artists are available from our stockroom here.

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  • International Commission for Gloria Petyarr

    Gloria’s Leaf design was selected by Hermes for their 2009 collection, and has been released internationally. The design will feature on Hermes’ desireable silk scarves. This commission came about as a result of Lauraine Diggins Fine Art exhibiting Gloria’s work at ArtParis 2006 where she caught the eye of artistic director of Hermes, Pierre Alexis […]

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  • Vale Peter Walsh

    The art world is mourning the untimely passing of artist Peter Walsh on the 16th January, 2009. Peter died of cancer-related problems in Melbourne, aged only 51. Peter was a gentle, perceptive and unique figure in contemporary art. After studying at the Wimbledon School of Art in London and the VCA in Melbourne, his first […]

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  • ALBANY ART PRIZE 2009

    We are pleased to announce that Cowboy Loy Pwerl and his daughter Genevieve Kemarr Loy are both finalists in this year’s Albany Art Prize. The City of Albany Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize open to all Australian artists for a two dimensional painting. With a first prize of $25 000, the prize attracts […]

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  • Robert Clinch Solo Exhibition

    Contemporary artist Robert Clinch will be exhibiting at Shepparton Art Gallery from the 14th Febuary until the 15th of April 2009. Clinch?s striking imagery transports the viewer to a fictional but hauntingly real world; telling accessible tales of loneliness, joy, injustice, humour, melancholy and whimsy. For further information click here.

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  • The Waterhouse Art Prize 2008

    Congratulations to Michael McWilliams on winning the 2008 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize with his work Bandicoot Playground. McWilliams was also a finalist in the 2008 Fleurieu Biennale Art Prize. For McWilliam’s biography and examples of his work, please visit our Artist Biographies page and our stockroom.

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  • Paddington Art Prize 2008

    We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarrey is among the finalists for the Paddington Art Prize. This prestigeous award is “a $20,000 acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape.” For further details, visit the Paddington Art Prize Website

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  • Fisher’s Ghost Art Award

    We are pleased to announce that Genevieve Kemarr Loy and Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarrey are among the finalists for the Fisher’s Ghost Art Award. The Fisher’s Ghost Festival will be held from the 30th October – 9th November. More information is available here

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  • Churchie Emerging Art Prize

    We are pleased to announce Elizabeth Kunoth Kngwarray was the winner in the Painting Category at the 2008 Churchie Emerging Art Prize. Genevieve Kemarr Loy was a finalist in the same Prize competition.

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  • Telstra NATAIAA 2008

    We are pleased to announce Angelina Ngal is among the finalists of the 2008 Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, held at the the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

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