The Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships were established in 1991 through the generous bequest of the late Gordon Samstag, an American artist who taught from 1961 to 1970 at the South Australian School of Art, now the School of Art, Architecture and Design, a part of the University of South Australia.

Samstag Scholarships are awarded by the University of South Australia on behalf of Mr Samstag's Trustee: US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Naples, Florida, USA. The Samstag Program is administered through the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art.

Gordon Samstag's remarkable gift ranks as one of the very great bequests to visual arts education in Australia. 140 Samstag Scholarships have been awarded to date.


ANNOUNCEMENT | 2018 Samstag Scholars

The University of South Australia is delighted to announce 
Sasha Grbich (SA) and Julian Day (NSW) as the recipients of the 2018 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships!

Congratulations to both artists!

Read essays on the artists by
Andrew Purvis (SA) and Jenna McKenzie (SA):



READ: Media Release

READ: Art Guide: Julian Day and Sasha Grbich awarded 2018 Samstag scholarships