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Searching the world for the write stuff

Australian Art Sales is the brainchild of local art enthusiast Mike Coward who is dedicated to the broad range of fine art competitions the company coordinates. In the organisation’s stable is a number of widely acclaimed awards for photography, realism and surrealism painting, shorts films, equine art and singing. The…

The Cowley Literary Award: Son of OMG

From a diverse range of entries, The Cowley Literary Award pre-selection judges chose this unusual non-fiction work by tour-guide Nathan Eden, from Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, as one of the first finalists. It’s short but punchy and thought provoking.Eden has always had a strong interest in the written word and…

A master potter’s global legacy

The international ceramic art world has lost one of its finest. Janet Mansfield passed away earlier this month following a year-long battle with cancer. Residing at her property Morning View, near Gulgong, Janet was recognised internationally as a master potter and a luminary in the field of ceramics.

Mudfest goes global

The Orana Arts region can proudly boast its own homegrown international film festival. Now in its ninth year, Mudfest is known around the globe for presenting some of the best short films from Australia, Europe and the US. As tickets are being eagerly snapped up for the 2013 event at…