All media enquiries on exhibitions, events or requests for interviews and images unless otherwise stated should be directed to:

Tanya Sticca

Community Relations Co-ordinator, Media

Tel:    +618 9492 6692


2019 Media Releases:


Contemporary artworks to go on show as part of prestigious national glass award

12 February 2019

Tom Malone Prize 2019 opens at AGWA Saturday 9 March | FREE

The Art Gallery of WA is pleased to announce the twelve shortlisted artists for the 2019 Tom Malone Prize for Australian glass artists.


This year's prize will bring together many of Australia's best glass artists. The exhibition will feature the work of: Clare Belfrage (SA), Jeremy Lepisto (NSW), Marc Leib (WA), Jenni Kemarre Martiniello (ACT), Mark Eliott (NSW), Nick Mount (SA), Matthew Curtis (NSW), Liam Fleming (SA), Kayo Yokoyama (NSW), Anne Sorensen (WA), Stephen Skillitzki (SA) and Lewis Batchelar (SA).

Gallery's media release


Kimberley art and culture arrive at AGWA

22 January 2019

Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley opens as part of the Perth Festival on Saturday 9 February with a day of talks and events celebrating the exhibition.

Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley is an exciting, experimental, and current look at Aboriginal art from the Kimberley, Western Australia. The show brings together over 150 new and old works that reveal the many faces and features of contemporary Aboriginal art from the region.


This landmark exhibition celebrates the conclusion of a six-year visual arts research and development project between the Art Gallery of WA and Aboriginal artists and art centres in the Kimberley.

Gallery's media release










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