Posts by Arts Rutherglen

Meet Beatrice Magalotti- winner of the 2021 Rutherglen Tastes of Art 3D small artworks prize

  Beatrice Magalotti is a contemporary Australian sculptor whose work engages with a range of themes including mythology (particularly Norse and Greek) and migration. Her work is informed by her experience as a woman. Invisible migrants, stories of travel and life journeys are poetically evoked rather than described. By refusing to engage with popular narratives of migration (notably spectacular media images of suffering individuals and groups) the artist seeks to create a space for reflective and introspective dialogues. Beatrice uses embroidery and sewing in her work. Traces of stitching and details of textures of fabrics – traditional female responsibilities –
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Meet our GOLD, Silver and YOUTH AWARD Sponsors- 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize

Thank you to all our sponsors of the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize…. we are looking forward to the event. Your support is much appreciated.  Meet our Gold, Silver and Youth Award sponsors…   See also the Rutherglen Tastes of Art prize webpage For updates follow us on Facebook and Instagram
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Young artists of Rutherglen Part 3 : Meet Bylee Allison and Josie Beattie

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce  6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.  In part 3 (below) meet Bylee Allison and Josie Beattie The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize  Youth Award is open to all young artists (Under 18). In 2022, with thanks to the Indigo Shire Council, we are offering 3 Youth Awards of $250 each.     Bylee Allison Hello. My name is Bylee Allison and I am a student at Rutherglen High School completing my final year of school in 2021. For my Year
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A reflection on 2021

As our dynamic President Helen Mackinlay continues to make a steady recovery from a recent medical procedure, Vice President Scott Landells, reflects on 2021 and some exciting plans and events coming up in 2022. My first term on the Arts Rutherglen Committee has been a very enjoyable and rewarding experience.  I am humbled and excited to be able to bring you this update. Despite continuing disruptions and impacts of the COVID pandemic, Arts Rutherglen has been very active progressing several projects in 2021.  These include: the Tommy McRae Tribute on Lake King. Stay tuned for more news regarding this work
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Young artists of Rutherglen Part 2: Meet Molly Wileman and Dharma Kotzur

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce and showcase 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.  In Part 2 meet Molly Wileman and Dharma Kotzur. The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Youth Award is open to  all young artists (12- 18 years old) . In 2022, with thanks to the Indigo Shire Council, we are offering 3 Youth Awards of $250 each.   Molly Wileman Hi everyone. My name is Molly. I attend Rutherglen High School and am in Year 12. During the two years of my VCE
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Young artists of Rutherglen Part 1: Meet Mara O’Keeffe and Riley Welsh

Arts Rutherglen are thrilled to introduce and showcase 6 local, young artists from Rutherglen High School in the lead up to the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize.   The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize  Youth Award is open to all young artists (Under 18). In 2022, with thanks to the Indigo Shire Council, we are offering 3 Youth Awards of $250 each.   Di Kotzur, teacher and Art and Technology Learning Area Leader at Rutherglen High School, reminds us why art plays a crucial role in contemporary education. She talks about the current group of senior students at Rutherglen
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Calling all young artists!

The Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize encourages all young artists (Under 18) to enter work into the Youth Award.   Thanks to Indigo Shire Council, we have increased the the 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Youth Award from 2 prizes to 3.  In 2022, three young artists will be awarded a prize of $250 each. For more information, terms and conditions please see Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize web page Enter now via TRY BOOKING  Entries close Friday 11 February 2022.   A big thank you to Indigo Shire Council for supporting the Youth Award and the Rutherglen Tastes of
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Call for artists!

Arts Rutherglen is proud to host  the 5th Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize, 11-20 March 2022. We invite artists to submit works of art for exhibition and sales. We also invite artists up to 18 years of age to enter artwork  for our Youth Award. The 2022 Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize  features an increased prize pool totalling $12, 250 and a new category for larger work. Entries open November 1st! Find out more at  Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize   Download flyers to share with artists you know 2022  Rutherglen Tastes of Art Prize Youth Award        
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Meet our members- Claire O’Connell

Local musician and Arts Rutherglen member, Claire O’Connell talks about her passion for singing,  her inspirations , new projects with Arts Rutherglen and an upcoming new album! Singing is my biggest passion in life! I’ve been singing my whole life, growing up in The King Valley, in Victoria and performing at music events in Primary and high school. I was top 50 in the country in Australian Idol when I was eighteen, which was an incredible experience! I also lived in Melbourne for six years, singing at open mics and busking, as well as collaborating with other musicians, before moving to
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