Published 30 March 2022
Response to the article by Peter Anderson in this issue of Artlink examining arts industry rhetoric and policy objectives.
Our sports stars are successful because they are not burdened by funding programs which dribble a meagre supply to an army of unknown novices....the arts need radical strategies to help them survive the recession and achieve greater audience participation. (this article is responded to by Norm Austin, the Deputy Director of the Art Gallery of NSW).
Published September 1992
Artist's regional exchange (ARX). Events such as ARX in Perth are rare and potentially of such value for me that, although not a participating artist this time, I was determined to travel from the east to attend. Four views on the exchange See also the articles by Ian Howard, Anne Kirker and Adrian Jones in this issue of Artlink.
Exhibition review Blink
Contemporary Art Centre
Just recently I was giving a lecture to a large group of arts people when a person in the audience had a go at me for talking about the economy of the arts and not about art. I, too, am very conscious of the intellectual dilemma in this regard.
It's not easy to make a conference look sexy - especially when it's about regional galleries. But the team at the five year old Regional Galleries Association of Queensland managed just that in the late winter sunshine of Cairns last year.
The notion of the arts as an industry dates in Australia from about 10 years ago with the beginnings of statistical data measuring the economic impact of artistic activity. ... (Response to this article by Anna Ward, Director of the National Association of Visual Arts also in this issue of Artlink.)
In Englishwe use the word 'country' in two main senses: to refer to nation states, and to speak about rural lands beyond the big cities and their suburbs. In Australia there is historically a third zone out past the country; the now quickly shrinking Outback.
Exhibition review Chantal Delrue: Recent Works
Dick Bett Gallery
February - March 1992
Looks at the artist in residence program for Thancoupie at the Hamley Bridge Primary School South Australia in May 1992.
Exhibition review Backyards Exhibition
21 June - 12 July 1992
Book review The Money and the Means: Grants, Scholarships and Opportunities for Professional Development
Art Museums Association of Australia 1992
A response to the article by Nelson English in this issue of Artlink Volume 12 no 3.