March 2021 Opus Oracle out now

Maanz Mosaic Magazine Opus OracleIf you are a MAANZ member, you will have received our first 2021 issue mosaic of magazine Opus Oracle in your inbox by now. You can also access it via this website (log in to the Members Area, you will also see the entire archive of past issues in the sidebar). If you are not yet a member and want to receive the magazine, please click on the cover to access registration information and the membership form.

Saskia Kremer wins Oro Mosaic Award 2020

The 2020 Oro Mosaic Award has been granted to MAANZ-member Saskia Kremer. She will use the allocated Oro-fund of AU$4000.- to advance her mosaic practice through experimentation blending painting, drawing and mosaic techniques to create a body of work to be exhibited in 2021 at a Sydney gallery.

Congratulations Saskia!

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The cover of the November 2020 issue (Vol 33) of the Opus Oracle eMagazine

If you are a MAANZ member, you will have received the magazine in your inbox. You can also access it via this website (log in to the Members Area, you will also see the entire archive of past issues in the sidebar). If you are not yet a member and want to receive the magazine, please click on the cover to access registration information and the membership form.

Pamela Irving receives Oro Award 2019

Melbourne based artist Pamela Irving, MAANZ-member and former vice-president, is the 2019 recipient of the Oro Mosaic Award. “I’m thrilled”, Irving said on hearing the news. Renowned for her quirky, narrative and bespoke pieces, Irving spends her days in her Studio + Gallery in Melbourne creating paintings, mosaics and sculptures. She is best known for Larry La Trobe, her bronze dog sculpture, situated in front of the Melbourne Town Hall, Australia

The Oro Mosaic Award is an Australian mosaic award established in 2018 by Kate Butler through the Windmill Trust, offering grants of up to $4,000 to assist emerging and mid-career artists to take up professional development opportunities. The aim of the award is to support artists who show great promise and commitment to contemporary mosaic art but are unable to take the next step due to financial constraints. Last year’s winner was Donna Ritchie.

New mosaic award for Australian artists : : Oro Award

The Oro Mosaic Award is a new Australian mosaic award by the Windmill Trust, offering grants of up to $2,000 to assist emerging and mid-career artists to take up professional development opportunities. The aim of the award is to support artists who show great promise and commitment to contemporary mosaic art but are unable to take the next step due to financial constraints. One scholarship will be granted each year for a period of 10 years. In the long term, this new award wants to contribute to the advancement of mosaic as an art form. Click here to apply and for more information.