Friday, July 24, 2015

Blake Prize for religious art finds new home in Australia's 'booming' cultural community

By Mohamed Taha
Blake Prize logo
AUSTALIA---The prestigious national Blake Prize for religious art has secured a permanent home in western Sydney. On Thursday, the Blake Society and Liverpool Council announced the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre would take over the management of the prize and present the exhibition. Blake Society chairperson Dr Rod Pattenden said the partnership would give the Blake Prize a stronger future. "Casula for us is the perfect match," he said. "It's a gallery committed to contemporary arts practice and to cultural diversity." [link]
PHOTO: The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will now manage the Blake Prize and present the exhibition. (Supplied: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre)