Category: Top Arts

Ulanda Blair on Top Arts

‘Big Fish, Little Fish’ (Top Arts, 1997) was inspired by my move as a teenager from a tiny desert town in remote North West Victoria, to the Mornington Peninsula. It was a mixed-media work containing large-scale photographic prints, bleached fish …  More

Top Arts 2014

Top Arts 2014!!! What an amazing yet unexpected beginning to the year. Congratulations to all students who applied, regardless of whether you were or were not successful your hard work and passion towards art does not go unnoticed.   Being …  More

Remembering Top Arts 2001

As an artist and photographer I look back fondly to when I was selected for Top Arts 2001. It was an important step for my very early career and came as reassurance to my creative endeavors and dreams to pursue …  More

Top Arts 2014

The dream started on the way to an annual Top Arts tour in 2013. “I’ll be in the exhibition next year guys, it’ll be a life-sized lino-cut”. Obviously everyone on the bus laughed at not just the idea of getting …  More

Remembering Top Arts 2007

My memories of the Top Arts exhibition can only be preceded by the countless hours I spent in the art room at Camberwell Grammar, honing my pottery skills when I technically should have been in maths class (sorry Mr Carter!). VCE Studio Art …  More

Remembering Top Arts 2002

I felt honoured to be selected for the 2002 Top Arts exhibition. I exhibited a piece called ‘Sad Painting’ (mixed media on found board) and my sketchbooks were also displayed.   After secondary school, I studied printmaking at the Victorian …  More

Remembering Top Arts 1994

‘I’ve exhibited at the NGV!’   Something that as an 18 year old, I can say I was thrilled to be able to achieve. An amazing experience to share with family and friends, and a shot of confidence that I …  More