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Martin Kantor Portrait Prize

Congratulations to Ilona Nelson for being selected as a finalist in the Martin Kantor Portrait Prize!  Ilona’s portrait of artist Patricia Piccinini is from her This Wild Song project – a series of portraits and interviews with Australian women artists.

Exhibition opens and winner is announced 20th August, you can see all of the finalists works HERE.


This Wild Song launch this Saturday!


We are launching This Wild Song’s brand new website THIS Saturday 24th June from 1pm!

With a forum with TWS artists Louise Blyton, Terri Brooks, Megan Evans and Michelle Hamer.

There’s also a special exhibition for the launch only with works by 23 of the TWS artists!

Join us to celebrate This Wild Song’s artists and allow us to say thank you to you, our supporters.
*EDIT* WE ARE NOW BOOKED OUT!  If you don’t have a ticket please join us 4-5pm for the exhibition opening.

This Wild Song Launch – tickets now available!

Please join us on Saturday the 24th of June for the very exciting launch of THIS WILD SONG

The Art Room is very excited to host this wonderful celebration. It will be a wonderful afternoon with a special pop-up exhibition and forum and launch of the new website to accompany the project. Tickets are free and limited we’ve already booked out half of them so please reserve your seat ASAP!

We are so excited about the launch of this incredible project by Ilona Nelson, it’s going to be a fantastic afternoon and I hope to see you there!

Something to apply for

A couple of great things for artists to apply for –

Artists are invited to propose a work that is specific to Melbourne’s trams as a site for collective engagement throughout the city.  Expressions of interest are due May 22nd.  All the details and to apply HERE.

There is a new art prize for women artists!  Entries close June 29th.  All the details and to enter HERE.

Limited Edition prints – Ilona Nelson


Limited Edition prints of Ilona Nelson’s photograph Norma, from her ‘a shoe box full of dresses’ series, is available to purchase EXCLUSIVELY through our Pozible campaignHurry, offer ends next Friday at 9pm!!

Limited Edition prints – Sharon Billinge

Sharon Billinge

This beautiful piece by Sharon Billinge is available EXCLUSIVELY as A3 and A4 sized Limited Edition prints through our Pozible campaign!  We love Sharon’s work and we love having her as part of The Art Room family.

Help us build a bigger and better studio and join our campaign by 9pm 22nd July.  We have so many fantastic rewards on offer, check them out HERE!