Based in Singapore from 2010-2013, Australasian Arts Projects is a regionally focused arts company created to entertain, inform and educate the general public about art, artists and artistic practice. Visual art is its primary focus with exhibitions of contemporary artists primarily from Australia and Singapore.
AAP was established in 2010 and is run by Gabrielle Cummins, who has two decades of experience in arts education, appreciation, management and marketing, in both Singapore and Melbourne, Australia. For further information about the founders of AAP, please refer to the media coverage.
The Utopia Story and Desert Icons exhibitions in May and October 2010 respectively, represented and celebrated over 40 artists with 150 exhibit items, from across the eastern and western desert areas of Australia. These were held at Gabrielle's historic home at 303 Tanglin Road.
In August 2011, AAP proudly presented the inaugural exhibition of Singapore-based, contemporary abstract painter Melanie McCollin-Walker; and in October 2011, AAP in conjunction with leading Australian visual arts authority Susan McCulloch OAM, the inaugural Singapore exhibition of exciting young painters from The Kimberley in Australia - Lloyd Kwilla and Claude Carter.
With Just this Moment in May 2012, Camie Lyons' bronze sculptures and charcoal line drawings were exhibited with AAP, a first in Singapore for this internationally acclaimed sculptor and painter. In July 2012, AAP hosted the annual NAIDOC art exhibition at the Australian High Commission, with a collection of Australian indigenous desert art, and short educational film around the theme -Belongings.
In 2013, AAP co-hosted with Art Equity the International Women's Day 6 week art exhibition, and Danish artist Morten Lassen's exhibition, Invisible. In September and October, another first for Singapore presented by AAP at the Australian High Commission is the Ned Kelly abstract art exhibition, Loaded.
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Expat Living Magazine, May 10 (~7mb)
Expat Living Magazine, August 11 (~5mb)