Bendigo artist Ben Winspear named Victorian Artists' Society's artist of the year
Ben Winspear wins $50,000 AME Bale Travelling Scholarship
From The Australian
12:00AM December 5, 2016
Ben Winspear has won this year’s AME Bale Travelling Scholarship, a $50,000 prize for emerging artists that will allow him to broaden his horizons in Italy.
Winspear, 48 and based in central Victoria, came l
King River Painting Retreat 2016
Late last year, early December I took a group of my students on retreat at King River Camp, Cheshunt in the sublime King Valley, Victoria. (http://kingrivercamp.org.au/) In these days of busyness, emails, appointments and the multiple life demands that can and often do drain out energy and steal our creative focus I think it's vitally important to create spaces where we can focus on our passion as artists and art students without all of those those distractions. So that's what we did. After planning it for most of 2016 we set off for 3 days of solid tuition, delicious home cooked meals, superb inspiring views and things to paint everywhere you turned. Taking a day to travel there in car convoy - with lunch and a tour of the Benalla