The Ottawa Hospital and the Ottawa Art Gallery have signed a unique memorandum of understanding that will see the two institutions work together to inject art into the hospital environment and hopefully make it healthier for all concerned.
In 2016, the first Countess Report was released, with the financial support of The SHEILA Foundation. It revealed in detail what the Countess blogspot first started reporting in 2008 - that an imbalance of power existed in the Australian art world. Men held more positions at senior levels and male artists were significantly better represented across the sector, despite 75% of art school graduates being female.
As usual, this third edition of the artnet Intelligence Report offers our expert breakdown of the latest trends and developments in the art market—but it also offers something different. To celebrate artnet’s 30th anniversary, we have taken an in-depth look into how the art world has evolved over the past three decades from a boutique business sector into a full-blown global industry.
The National Arts Council (NAC) today announced the Arts Resource Hub (ARH) initiative, targeted at freelance arts practitioners in Singapore planning to develop their careers. The ARH aims to enable arts freelancers to unlock new opportunities and grow meaningful careers for the long term. As part of the initiative’s pilot phase, a beta version of its online resource portal is now live. The ARH website aggregates useful resources in areas such as financial planning, career development and legal knowledge. This information will empower arts freelancers, from art-makers and programmers to those behind the scenes, to navigate the cultural sector, and build capacity for a viable portfolio career.
The Director of the Fiji Arts Council Peni Cavuilagi says they have been receiving grants from government through the Department of Culture and Heritage over the years.
More international exposure is needed so local artists can discover new opportunities for improvement.