Victorian College of the Arts Masters Exhibition 2011

Sarah Berners, Master of Fine Art, gallery installation of 'Object Appendage', 2010.

Works by Masters students from the VCA School of Art, University of Melbourne, will be exhibited at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery and throughout the School of Art Studios from 6 to 11 December.

The Masters Exhibition features the work of 33 graduating students from the Master of Fine Art and the Master of Visual Art courses.

Gallery goers can explore a variety of solo projects starting in the Margaret Lawrence Gallery and continue throughout the School of Art studios and installation spaces.

The Masters Exhibition has been curated by two Masters students from the Curatorial Studies program led by Dr Alison Inglis from the School of Culture and Communication.

The Awards for the Masters Exhibition will be announced on 5 December by VCA alumna Jennifer Higgie (MFA, 1991), novelist, screenwriter, and art critic, who is currently co-editor of frieze magazine, in London.

Opening Date: 5 December 2011, 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Exhibition dates: 6 – 11 December 2011. Open Tues – Sun, 12.00pm – 5.00pm

Venue: Margaret Lawrence Gallery, 40 Dodds St, Southbank


Events: Free public lecture by Jennifer Higgie (Turner Prize judge 2008 and member of the Art Council of Great Britain Acquisitions Committee 2011–12) – What’s So Funny? – Why haven‟t jokes, humour, wordplay and satire in the art of the last century been taken seriously? on Thursday 8th December, 2011, 6.00pm – 7.00pm, Federation Hall, Grant St, VCA, Southbank