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Australia Council Honors Leading Artists with 2016 Awards

Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments)

The Australia Council for the Arts, ISPA's Regional Fellowship Partner, have named eight recipients for their 2016 Australia Council Awards. The awards are given to artists who have made a significant impact in art and continue to enlighten people around the globe with their work. 

"...The national awards are regarded as the highest honour offered by Australia Council and combine long-standing lifetime and outstanding achievement awards in music, literature, community arts and cultural development, visual arts, theatre, dance, and emerging and experimental arts..." wrote Madelein Dore, ArtHub's Deputy Editor.

"...The Awards are an integral part of the Australia Council’s commitment to recognising the achievements and contributions of Australian artists..." commented Tony Grybowski, Australia Council's Chief Executive Officer.

"...Artists who delight and challenge audiences across the country and around the globe..." said Grybowski.

The Australian Council Awards ceremony will be held in Sydney on Thursday, March 10th and live-streamed staring at 7 pm AEDT (Sydney time). 

Read the 2016 Australian Council Award recipients announcement on the Australia Council for the Arts website.