Clayton Utz and the Arts
Clayton Utz has a number of exciting initiatives that demonstrate our pride as an Australian firm committed to the cultural sector, and the broader creative communities in which we live and work.
A great artist sees what others don't, and then is brave enough to share that by creating something new that moves, provokes, and inspires others.
That sounds pretty confident, incisive and engaging to us.
It's no wonder we're drawn to Australia's thinkers and creators, who make connections, and imagine what could be. And we're proud of what we're achieving together in three exciting projects.
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The Clayton Utz Art Partnership brings together a unique collaboration
between two outstanding Australian artists and our firm.
Read more about this
collaboration in an article recently published in Issue 43 of Artist
Each exhibition presents an opportunity to showcase the work of
two contemporary artists in the offices of Clayton Utz. Our exhibition
space offers a unique visual art experience for clients to get up
close and personal with an amazing array of artwork. The uniquely
curated program allows both artists to explore and display their work
in one of Australia's leading corporate environments. Guests visiting
the exhibition will have an opportunity to explore the artwork in an
intimate and innovative environment.
Complementing the exhibition is an Artist-in-Residence
experience within the Clayton Utz offices. This opportunity provides
both artists and Clayton Utz a collaborative platform to explore the
artistic process and allows us and our clients exclusive access to the
artist and the creative process.
The Clayton Utz Art Partnership is a truly exciting initiative
and demonstrates our pride as an Australian firm committed to the
cultural sector, and the broader creative communities in which we live
and work. We hope you enjoy being part of it.
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Clayton Utz has forged an exciting, selective partnership with the Australian String Quartet (ASQ).
The ASQ's members ‒ violinists Dale Barltrop and Francesca Hiew, violist Stephen King and cellist Sharon Grigoryan ‒ are globally recognised for their musical talent, and their commitment to mixing the classical with the modern, the old world and the new, and even traditional instruments with the unconventional.
As the ASQ's NSW and Victorian Touring Partner, we're proud to support the ASQ's mission to create chemistry, amplify intimacy, and connect people with string quartet music, across Australia and the world we're both at major venues, as well as more intimate settings.
Read about ASQ's Stephen King and his new role as Director of Engagement and Learning.
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Utz Art Award
is an initiative to source, encourage and reward emerging artists.
Open to Queensland-based artists or artists with a strong
connection to the state, the Clayton Utz Art Award offers a $20,000
winner's prize and exhibition space for the finalists. Over the last
decade we've attracted some of Queensland's finest talent, a
cross-section of cutting-edge artists working in a wide variety of art
forms united by their contemporary concepts and creative experimental
Entries for the Award open in July of each year, through to
mid-August, with the winner being announced in September.
2021 winner 2020 winner 2019 winner 2018 winner 2017 winner