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Useful links for artists interested in Visual Arts in Australia.:.

National Gallery of Victoria
The National Gallery of Victoria has been displaying art works for the enjoyment of the community since 1861

National Gallery of Australia
Located in the National Capital, the National Gallery of Australia is the premier art institution in Australia, providing access to works of art locally, nationally, and internationally

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Australian Centre For Contemporary Art
ACCA (Australian Centre For Contemporary Art) is Melbourne's major public contemporary art space, presenting changing seasons of international and Australian exhibitions, events and public programs.

Museum of Contemporary Ar

The Museum of Contemporary Art is Australia's only museum dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art from across Australia and around the world.

Art Gallery of New South Wales
The Art Gallery of New South Wales is the leading museum of art in New South Wales and Sydney, and one of Australia's foremost cultural institutions.

The Queensland Art Gallery

The Queensland Art Gallery is Queensland's premier visual arts institution and a leading art museum nationally. The Gallery's driving philosophy is to connect art and people

Deutscher~Menzies are the leading Australian-owned Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers

National Association for the Visual Arts
NAVA is the peak body representing the professional interests of the Australian visual arts and craft sector through advocacy, representation and service provision. Information is provided about NAVA, its grants, products, services and membership

artistcareer.com.au is an independent, non-commercial website that offers high quality resources and information to support artists’ professional and business skills development. The site has been live since May 2008 and will celebrate its first birthday in May 09. A joint initiative of Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) and National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA), it serves as a resource portal of career resources within the creative sector.

Artist Statement - Tips on Creating an Artist Statement
An artist statement should be informative, easy to read, and give the reader an understanding of you "the artist". The artist statement should not contain information about  exhibitions, education, awards as these are already included in your CV.

Try to include some or all of the points below:
What you are trying to achieve though your arts practice. Describe your creative process, philosophy, vision, and passion. 

Why you use the media you do. If the choice of media is related to the content or conceptual underpinning of the work, an explanation should be included as well.
Discuss techniques used, if it is a series, metaphors and themes.
Mention specific terms in your artist statement such as line, colour, shape, value, space form and texture, and the principles of design.     


Artists, Art Movements that influence and inspire you.
An artists statement is a living document that should change as your work moves in different directions. You will need to check and update it each time you give or post it in any application process.

If you're unsure of where to start - look for examples of other artists statements on the internet and use these examples as a guide.



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