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News & Events is published by ACUADS to provide information to members and others in the tertiary visual arts and design sector on:

  • Executive determinations, policy development, research and advocacy activities
  • Issues and events of interest to the tertiary visual arts and design sector

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Job Opportunity: Head of Sculpture, National Art School

The National Art School (NAS) is Australia’s longest standing visual arts school, acknowledged nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for the

Posted:
07 Oct 2018

ACUADS Awards 2018

In 2018, ACUADS has continued to recognise and support early career academics, as well recognising the significant contributions made by distinguished academics in the sector.

Posted:
29 Sep 2018

Professor Ted Snell on the importance of visual arts education, in The Conversation

Ted Snell’s article on the importance of a visual arts education for all students was published in The Conversation on 27 September 2018. This article is an

Posted:
28 Sep 2018

Grant applications for Round 2 2018 now open

We are now accepting grant applications for Round Two 2018. The deadline for this round is Monday 29 October 2018. Funding is intended for initiatives

Posted:
15 Sep 2018

NiTRO article by ACUADS Chair, Denise Ferris and Annika Harding examining ‘Value’ within the sector

 

Professor Denise Ferris (ACUADS Chair) and Ms Annika Harding (Executive Officer for ACUADS) have written an NiTRO article published on 2 March 2018 reflecting on

Posted:
05 Mar 2018

ACUADS Awards 2017

Last year, the Executive introduced two new awards, an award for Innovative Research and an award for Innovative Teaching, as well as a $500 payment

Posted:
17 Oct 2017

T’ai Smith and Ann Stephen – Friday 29 September

T’ai Smith and Ann Stephen, discussing issues raised by Smith’s book Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design (2014), 9.15-10.45am

Posted:
20 Sep 2017

ACUADS Conference keynote speaker: Anthea Callen

Anthea Callen will give the opening keynote address at the ACUADS Conference. Below is the abstract for her presentation, and a bio.

Worth and Power:

Posted:
18 Sep 2017

ACUADS Conference Closing Speaker: Scott Brook

We are excited to announce that Scott Brook will be delivering closing remarks at the ACUADS Conference in a couple of weeks. For more information on

Posted:
14 Sep 2017

ACUADS AGM 2017

This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2017 ACUADS Conference:

1.00pm, Friday 29 September
Lady Wilson Room, Sir Roland

Posted:
08 Sep 2017