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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.

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Photography Workshop with Ilona

Our PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS workshop returns in Term 2 as a one day intensive!  It’s on Sunday 2nd July, places are limited to a maximum of 10 students, and there are only a couple of spots left so book now!

This Wild Song – featuring Australian women artists

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The Art Room’s Ilona Nelson is working on an exciting and important project called This Wild Song!  It is a series of conceptual portraits and interviews with Australian women visual artists who have a unique voice.

This is an ambitious project with over 70 artists involved and the number continues to grow.  It was created to support and promote Australian women artists, celebrate the wealth of talent in our country and promote equality in the arts.

Ilona has just launched a crowdfunding campaign to allow her to create another 20 portraits.  We’d love your help by sharing the campaign with your friends, making a contribution, or both!

www.pozible.com/thiswildsong

Thank you so much for your support, Ilona and the artists really appreciate it!