Call for independent review of Sydney College of the Arts

August 2, 2016By Man RayMEDIA, NEWS

Some of the biggest names in Sydney’s arts community have written to the the Chancellor of Sydney University, Belinda Hutchinson, and Vice Chancellor Michael Spence in support of the Sydney College of the Arts. Organisers behind the letter are alarmed that while an immediate merger with UNSW Art and Design has been put on hold a future merger of Sydney’s three art schools has not been ruled out and say the art school is still in danger. 

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/smh-letters/call-for-independent-review-of-sydney-college-of-the-arts-20160801-gqio3e.html

Quilty slams arts decision (Inner West Courier – Inner City Edition, 26 Jul 2016, Page05)

July 26, 2016By Man RayMEDIA, NEWS

An article in this week’s Inner West Courier Inner City Edition features Alumnus Ben Quilty voicing strong support for SCA.

Quilty slams arts decision
Elizabeth Colman and Tony Bosworth
Inner West Courier – Inner City Edition
26 Jul 2016

“RIGHTO, so all the art schools are getting closed down – because we don’t need our stories told, our souls examined? And we shouldn’t provide education for students who want to build on our dynamic culture?” So says renowned artist, Archibald Prize…

read the article here:

http://newslocal.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=Y9YBTVA411P6&preview=article&linkid=4a10ceec-a74d-4f15-91b5-64722466239f&pdaffid=flTgD0N%2bsncNlRju4zoiMw%3d%3d