National Art School seeks Head of Advancement

The National Art School is advertising for a new Head of Advancement to work as part of NAS leadership team to develop key initiatives for strong and resilient growth through increased sustainable income sources, philanthropic relationships and increased community engagement. Find further information on this position here.

National Art School gets long-term lease on its Darlinghurst location

The National Art School has been given a 45 year lease of the historic Darlinghurst Gaol location. Recognising the institution as an organisation of state significance which should give the school access to a multi-year funding arrangement with the state government that is typically for other similarly designated organisations such as Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Arts, the lease closes a disruptive period of uncertainty for NAS which included a number of university merger proposals.

National Art School appoints Hany Armanious as Head of Sculpture

Leading artist Hany Armanious has been appointed as Head of Sculpture at the National Art School. Armanious, who represented Australia at the Venice Biennale in 2011, has held positions at Sydney College of the Arts, UNSW, and most recently at the Queensland College of Art where he was responsible for introducing a new sculpture curriculum.