The proposed national curriculum in the arts runs the risk of dumbing down how the visual arts is taught in schools, writes COFA's Dr Kerry Thomas.
COFA alumnus Shaun Gladwell is Australia's newest official war artist. His work, shot in Afghanistan, is now being exhibited at the War Memorial in Canberra.
UNSW's College of Fine Arts is part of a new artistic hub that promises to breathe new life into inner Sydney's Taylor Square.
First-year COFA student Lilian Chia has won the People Choice Award at this year's ArtExpress.
Educators and practitioners in engineering, architecture and design from around the world are at UNSW for a major international conference on design education.
Last year UNSW's COFA had a strong showing at the Venice Biennale. Now some of that work is being exhibited in Sydney's Campbelltown.
The dedication of this year's Biennale of Sydney to Nick Waterlow is a fitting tribute, says COFA Dean Professor Ian Howard.
A stark desert nightscape, captured by a COFA academic, has won a national photography prize.
COFA graduate Michael Lindeman has won one of the Australian art world's most prestigious prizes - the Sulman Prize.
Animator and COFA digital media graduate Philip To has won an Annie Award, the animation industry's highest accolade.