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.
Artists, designers, architects, researchers and the general community are being brought together this month for a thinktank on art and sustainability.
First-year COFA student Lilian Chia has won the People Choice Award at this year's ArtExpress.
An innovative dance work developed during a UNSW Dance Residency has secured renowned choreographer Meryl Tankard two prestigious awards.
William Yang, the celebrated photographer who has documented much of Sydney's social and cultural history, has joined UNSW as a visiting fellow.
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.
Acclaimed Chinese author, Yiyun Li, told a Sydney Writers' Festival event hosted by UNSW, what compels her to write.
The dedication of this year's Biennale of Sydney to Nick Waterlow is a fitting tribute, says COFA Dean Professor Ian Howard.