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Almanac Arts: Our shared humanity

Are ‘The Arts’ the forgotten factor in ‘Covidworld’? Brian the Ruminator, well known for his sporting proclivities, urges us to expand our horizons to appreciate the wider aspects of our culture.

Almanac Art and Poetry: My City

Kate Birrell on the state of play in her city: Melbourne.

Almanac Art: Wednesday night – Disrupted

Kate Birrell’s latest, on listening to Raf Epstein during Melbourne’s latest lockdown.

Almanac Art: Collingwood FC 1902 VFL Grand Final, MCG by DJ Williams

DJ Williams captures a crucial moment in Collingwood FC history: the 3/4 time huddle during the 1902 VFL Grand Final, as the club contemplates winning its first VFL premiership.

Almanac Art: Day of the 2020 Grand Final

Tiger fan Kate Birrell shares her long, long day of waiting for the night of the Grand Final that inspired yet another superb artwork.

Almanac Art: A prelude to the 2020 AFL Grand Final from DJ Williams

They’re the last teams standing in 2020, but as the artwork of Darren ‘DJ’ Williams shows, Richmond and Geelong have been standing for a very long time.

Almanac Art: Kate Birrell’s original artwork for The Tigers Almanac 2019 is up for auction

Kate Birrell’s original artwork for The Tigers Almanac 2019 is up for auction. Bids close on Friday 20 December.

Almanac Art: Not Another Bloody Football Art Show! Yep!

Come along and help Citrus Bob Utber raise funds to publish his ‘The History of the Lang Lang Football Club’ by checking out the art show at The Howler Brewery in Lang Lang featuring well know artists Shantelle Perry,  Kendra Heil, Kate Birrell, Susan Sutton, and others.

Almanac Art: Susan Sutton the artist and her art

Susan Sutton created the cover for the 2014 Footy Almanac. Her career and art are now featured in a book by author Marion Pescud. Details on the book and how to purchase it within.

Almanac Art: Kate Birrell – Street Rhythm exhibition

Kate Birrell’s exhibition of Melbourne urban life, Street Rhythm, has opened at Chapel Off Chapel. Pictures and details within.

Almanac Art – Kate Birrell: Street Rhythm Exhibition 21 May (opening night function) – 9th June

“Street Rhythm” is an exciting new exhibition of Kate Birrell’s recent paintings. The exhibition will be held at Chapel off Chapel, Prahran from 21st May to 9th June. Join Kate for Opening Night from 6.00pm to 8pm on Tuesday 21st May.

Almanac Art: Out came the Sherrin

Susan Sutton was a finalist in the Gallipoli Prize 2015. Here is her entry, with the artist’s notes.

Almanac Art: Geelong v University -1909 VFL season

Darren Williams revisits the 1909 VFL season in words and images. On this day, University and Geelong met in a surprisingly spiteful affair.

Almanac Art: Kendra Heil’s painting ‘Hannah Scott: Premiership Player’ presented to top bidder Susan Alberti

We all loved Kendra Heil’s dynamic painting ‘Hannah Scott: Premiership Player’ which was the image used to create the front cover of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018. Auctioned here on The Almanac site, the successful bidder, Susan Alberti, recently received her artwork from Kendra. Here’s a record of the occasion.

Almanac Art

We have revamped our artists’ page. Have a look. Birrell, Howson, Pavlidis, Williams, Heil – quite a team!

Almanac Art: Waiting for play to start at the MCG

Kate Birrell is at the cricket at the MCG on this final day, waiting for the rain to stop, the covers to come off and play to begin. This is how she has been filling in her time.

Almanac Art: Kendra Heil’s painting goes to Susan Alberti

Kendra Heil’s painting of Hannah Scott has been auctioned. The successful bidder was Susan Alberti.

Almanac Art: Nick Howson

Nick Howson’s paintings are held in prominent Australian collections. His art is best known for its sporting and historical themes. Check out some of Nick’s art here.

Almanac Art: Nick Howson’s Footy Cards

Nick Howson has produced a set of 12 cards of the early VFL clubs in their original colours with a small booklet on the history of the clubs’ names.

Almanac Art and Footy History: Richmond v Footscray, Punt Road, 1904

DJ Williams has painted a scene from the Richmond v Footscray clash at Punt Road in 1904. The piece is augmented with his words about the early rivalry of Richmond and Footscray and also gives an account of a very exciting match.