Artist Spotlight: Rubaba Haider

Rubaba Haider, The rose’s rarest essence lives in the thorns (Rumi) V, 2022, gouache on wasli paper, 45.5 x 55.5cm

Congratulations Angela Brennan, finalist in the Archibald Prize 2023. Her portrait of Erik Jensen is currently showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of the finalists’ exhibition. Read more about Angela Brennan’s portrait here.The Archibald Prize finalist exhibition will tour nationally later this year, into 2024.

Angela Brennan is also a finalist in The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, an annual acquisitive prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. This is the highest value professional artist prize for women in Australia. An exhibition of the finalists’ work ends this Sunday, 28 May 2023.

Angela Brennan is featured in Australian Abstract, by arts writer and curator Amber Creswell Bell, published by Thames and Hudson. This new book provides a expansive survey of contemporary Australian abstract painting. Australian Abstract is available at all good booksellers and directly via Thames & Hudson here.

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
until 3 September 2023

2023 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize
Ravenswood School for Girls, Gordon, Sydney
until 28 May 2023

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