Sean Cameron Collected views from dinner 2020 (detail). Pencil and ink on paper with mixed media, 90 x 197 cm (overall). Applecross Senior High School.
AGWA Reading Room
Art connects family in a time of COVID-19
YAP member Grace Cole speaks to Pulse Perspectives artist Tayla Wetherall about her work Don’t you forget about me. Inspired by Tayla’s personal experience during Covid-19 it’s a piece that speaks of not forgetting family and your connections with them.
Exploring themes of family and the passage of time
Sean Cameron is a young Perth creative whose work he describes as incredibly "existential" and "very gay". Art for Cameron is a "shield" and an outlet for his more emotional and vulnerable sides, which he often finds hard to express during his daily life.
Exploring Queer Identity in Pulse Perspectives
Shared histories through art: a path to reconciliation
For Reconciliation Week, we sat down with Sandra Hill to discuss her series, her artistic practice and thoughts on reconciliation in Australia and whether galleries and museums such as AGWA are doing enough or whether more action should be taken.
In conversation with award-winning artist Sandra Hill
In Conversation: The Lester Prize judges 2020
A style that exhibits the very fundamentals of the human condition, from the heroic, to the despicable, the humble and deplorable, the principled and the fallen – portraiture allows us to understand not only the subject, but ourselves.
National Portrait Prize
Unmasking the hidden history of colonial Western Australia
From an early age Western Australian artist, Christopher Pease displayed a talent for the arts. His mother Sandra Hill and brother Ben Pushman are also well-known Noongar artists with works included in many significant collections.
Unmasking WA's hidden story
Rewinding the Panorama
Currently showing at the AGWA, The Botanical: Beauty and Peril exhibition brings together works from the State Art Collection and that of Janet Holmes à Court in a wide-ranging, and often bracing look at representations of the Australian landscape.
Interview with Artist Sohan Ariel Hayes
Guru Guides Reflect on the Corsini Collection
As A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection exhibition comes to a close on the 18 June, we catch up with Voluntary Guru Guides Stephanie Watson and Louise Gillett to find out which work was their favourite.
AGWA Guides' insight into their favourite paintings
Meet Tom Malone Prize judge and Australian designer Khai Liew
One of Australia’s most exciting artists, Khai Liew was in Perth to take part in the judging of this year’s Tom Malone Prize – the Gallery’s annual event for showcasing the best in Australian glass art.
Designer Khai Liew judges national glass prize
Year 12 Perspectives Packers’ Prize Winner Sheds light on an ugly truth
It wasn’t until Adelina Holil joined Young Mercies, a school group dedicated to raising awareness on issues associated with ethical trading, that she began to learn the ugly truth behind child labour and sweatshops.
Meet the winner of the Perspectives Packers' Prize