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Image: Tamara Winikoff in 2017 One Year Studio Artist Tom Polo's Artspace studio. Photograph by Maja Baska.

Responses from the sector

We share some of the messages from the sector following Tamara's announcement of her resignation from NAVA after 22 years. 

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NAVA Archives

From the archives... 

Take a look at Tamara's very first NAVA newsletter from 1995.


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NAVA panel presented as part of Artists Week Telstra Adelaide Festival 2000

NAVA Timeline

We share some of NAVA's key achievements over the last 22 years. 

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Q&A with Tamara Winkoff 

We chat to Tamara about the highs and lows and the changes she's witnessed over her years at NAVA.​

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Amala Groom. Photo by Penelope Benton. 

Wiradjuri artist joins board of NAVA

Amala Groom has been elected unopposed as the first Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Representative Director on the board of the NAVA. 

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News from the sector

Wired In

Find out who's coming and going in the arts in June 2017.

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Call to action on copyright

At the end of June 2017, the federal government will be making a decision on proposed changes to Australian copyright. Find out more. Add your name to our new OPEN LETTER HERE.
Artist Blak Douglas in his studio. Photo: Nick Cubbin.

Fair Pay for Artists

Our Fair Pay for Artists campaign continues with upcoming roundtable sector consultations in Canberra and SydneyGET INVOLVED.
Photo by Tanja Bruckner, 2017. 

Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists $10,000

Due: 10 June. APPLY HERE
Image: Nicole Welch, Illumination #5 2012 giclée print


Create NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Mid-career/Established) deadline 5 June 2017
The Walkley Awards for Arts Journalism deadline 15 June 2017
Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships deadline 30 June 2017
Brisbane Art Prize deadline 30 June 2017
The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize deadline 3 July 2017
UTS Gallery 2018 Exhibition Program deadline 21 July 2017

NAVA Members can access over 200 opportunities on our website - more here

Reimagining Equality

A forum event with artists and curators to discuss equality in the arts at Bankstown Arts Centre.
Friday 2 June, 2pm-4pm
Bankstown Arts Centre
Free event, all welcome

NAVA: in conversation

Episode 3 of our new podcast series has just been released and features Melbourne-based artist and producer Audrey Hulm( aka ADHOC) speaking with Devon Taylor, the Executive Director of The Women's Circus. 

NAVA Summit 2018

NAVA is hosting a major national conference in early 2018. It's important to us that our members' and subscribers' ideas and voices are heard in both the planning and delivery of this event. 
Have your say in our SURVEY HERE.


24 Frames Per Second, ACE Open, SA
Dark Mofo, MONA, Tas
Happy Together, Vipoo Srivilasa, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Qld
Piksa Niugini: Stephen Dupont, MAGNT, NT
Ramsay Art Prize, Art Gallery of SA
Recentre; Sisters, Melbourne Town Hall, City Gallery Vic
The Patient, Manning Regional Gallery, NSW


New King & Wilson offer

NAVA Premium and Premium Plus Members receive a discount on King & Wilson Essential Art Services transport and installation services in and around Sydney and Melbourne.

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The Sense of an Ending

GIVEAWAY: We have 10 x double passes to giveaway to some lucky NAVA Members to The Sense of an Ending based on Julian Barnes’ Man Booker Prize winning novel.

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