Art and dementia
Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914 / Dementia Awareness Month / Panel Discussion

Art and dementia

This month, we talked to UQ Art Museum’s Curator of Public Programs, Gillian Ridsdale about the Living with Dementia panel discussion she developed and moderated, in association with the UQ Art Museum’s pilot Art and Dementia program. Q: The composition of the panel for the recent discussion was diverse. What motivated you to bring this … Continue reading

<i>Careers in Focus</i> with Kat Sawyer, Assistant Registrar – Touring, ACMI
Careers in Focus

Careers in Focus with Kat Sawyer, Assistant Registrar – Touring, ACMI

Kat Sawyer’s career has spanned a broad range of roles and experiences. Having graduated with First Class Honours in Visual/Fine Arts from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, in 2009, Kat created two bodies of work – one was nominated for the Queensland Art Gallery’s Hobday and Hingston Bursary; the other was exhibited in … Continue reading

New to the Collection: Madonna Staunton
Artists / New To The Collection

New to the Collection: Madonna Staunton

‘While she began her career as a painter, Madonna Staunton is now recognised as one of the most significant Australian artists to have worked with collage and assemblage. Her evocative constructions – made from everyday objects foraged from the woodpile, the tool-shed and the junkyard – are inflected by a restrained elegance. Playing upon colour, … Continue reading