Celebrating NATSIAA 2019

The 36th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) are nearly here! The winners are announced tomorrow and we're proud and excited many of our Indigenous art centre partners have artists in the running, including Iluwanti Ken from Tjanpi Desert Weavers, winner of the Other Media Award in the 2018 Bluethumb Art Prize. . To celebrate our artists' ongoing success, in this curation there's a gorgeous selection of works from NATSIAA prize winners, finalists and artists working at their leading art centres.

Curated by Sarah Newton

About the Curator

Sarah Newton

Sarah Newton is an artist and curator based in Melbourne. Born in Perth, she completed a Bachelor of Arts from Edith Cowan University. In her undergraduate studies, Sarah focused on and developed her practice as a painter and printmaker. . In 2017 she moved to Victoria to complete her Masters' studies in Arts Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, she graduated with distinction in 2019. Sarah is an active member of the arts community in Melbourne, frequently visiting exhibitions and was a guest judge for Mission to Seafarers annual Art Prize in 2018.

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