MPRG TV SPECIAL EVENTS
MPRG presents a new online platform MPRG TV, where you can watch exclusive content relating to our exhibition program and collection from the comfort of home. Visit this page at the date and time listed to watch a live stream of the event.
NWOP – THE JUDGES TALK
Thursday 17 December, 7.30pm–8pm
Discover more about the judging process for the 2020 National Works on Paper. Gain a rare insight into the challenging process of selecting the finalists and prize-winning works from NWOP judges Louise Tegart, Director of the Art Gallery of Ballarat, and Gina Mobayed, Director at Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, and Danny Lacy, MPRG’s Artistic Director / Senior Curator.
ARTIST STUDIO SERIES
Artistic Director/Senior Curator Danny Lacy talks to significant artists from around the globe who are represented in the MPRG Collection.
Thursday 7 January, 7.15pm-7.45pm
Riley Payne lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Riley’s masterful photo-realist drawings are charged with a cryptic energy that encourages new relationships between language and image. Discover more about Riley’s use of humour and subversion in his work Twenty Twenty, a finalist in this year’s NWOP exhibition.
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Thursday 21 January, 7.15pm-7.45pm
Ray Monde’s work As the world falls apart, I am far from home is a response to the global pandemic. Soon after visiting the Seattle Asian Art Museum, the world was shut down due to COVID-19. He found himself isolated in a strange city. His work reveals his feelings during this strange time. Ray will be joining us from Seattle to tell us more about his collage works.
Thursday 4 February, 7.15pm-7.45pm
Wendy Sharpe is one of Australia’s most awarded artists, living and working between Sydney and Paris. Renowned for her richly coloured and carnivalesque works, Wendy’s NWOP entry Ladders to the Sky 2018 explores the transitional state from wakefulness to sleep, a time when the fluid brain explores seemingly unrelated connections that are most conducive to creative problem solving.
NWOP Mystery Flight
Thursday 11 February, 7.15pm-7.45pm
Jump on board the zoom express and enjoy a conversation with six artists in the 2020 National Works on Paper from all around Australia - Kath Fries (NSW), Tamika Grant-Iramu (QLD), Winsome Jobling (NT), NWOP award-winner Annika Romeyn (ACT), Robert Ewing (WA) and Robert Fielding (SA).