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  This summer the S.H. Ervin Galley is presenting an exhibition celebrating the generosity of Margaret Olley AC (1923-2011) who in the course of her lifetime and following her death donated hundreds of art works to cultural institutions across the country. Curated by Renee Porter, the exhibition brings together over 65 works from collections in […]

The Salon des Refusés was initiated by the S.H. Ervin Gallery in 1992 in response to the large number of works entered into the Archibald Prize which were not selected for display in the official exhibition. The Archibald Prize is one of Australia’s most high profile and respected awards which attracts hundreds of entries each year and the S.H. Ervin Gallery’s ‘alternative’ selection has become a much anticipated feature of the Sydney scene.

The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists. The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive prize is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for […]