Liz Coats: Active seeing

20 October - 17 December, 2017

ACTIVE SEEING: a survey of works by Liz Coats

From the beginning, her work has explored the materialisation and perception of colour and light and has demonstrated an integrity of purpose and highly refined, unifying vision.

Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University
 

A Temporary Futures Institute

28 April - 17 September, 2017

Simryn Gill is included in 'A Temporary Futures Institute', at the M HKA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Antwerp, Belgium.

Co-curated by Anders Kreuger and Dr May Van Leemput, the exhibition combines displays by professional futurists with works by contemporary artists, making us think critically about the future rather than re-interpereting past imaginings of the future

Earth & Fire

18 March - 21 May

Marea Gazzard & Glenn Barkley, exhibit in 'Earth & Fire', curated by Vanessa Van Ooyen at QUT Art Museum.

Ceramics from the QUT Art Collection
QUT Art Museum: Brisbane  

Opposite of Wild

27 May - 6 August, 2017
Kylie Stillman has created 3 sculptural works, using books in two ways. Individual books have hand sewn drawings in their covers, and two large works where drawing is carved into large stacks of paperbacks. Image: Masking the Seam, 2017 Hand-cut paperback books, timber shelves, saw horse and ladder 182 x 144 x 80 cm

Sculpture in the Valley

5 - 7 May, 2017

Christopher Hodges works on display
In its second rendition, 'Sculpture in the Valley', displays works throughout the grounds of the property at Cedar Grove, Kangaroo Valley. 

 

Glenn Barkley in NYC

May 2017
Glenn Barkley on display at the 'Collective Design Art Fair', in New York

2018 Biennale of Sydney

16 March, 2018
George Tjungurrayi is one of the artists to be featured in next year’s 21st Biennale of Sydney.  In her announcement Mami Kataoka, Artistic Director of the Biennale, said “I had been looking into the idea of nature from a Japanese perspective for quite a long time. But I think there is a beautiful resonance with Australian Indigenous culture, and how that would speak with western, modern idea of nature” .

The Biennale runs from 16 March to 11 June, 2018. Image: George Tjungurrayi with a recent painting

The National 2017

30 March - June 18, 2017

The National: New Australian Art presents the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art, curated across three of Sydney's premier cultural institutions: the AGNSW, MCA and Carriageworks. 

Peter Maloney has been included with new paintings and a series of related works on paper. Maloney explores a new interconnected, almost organic cellular structure composed of connecting lines that form rings, symbols of growth or the pulsing of energy.

 

Marking The Infinite

Until February, 2019

Yukultji Napangati and Wintjiya Napaltjarri are included in this touring exhibition of a selection of the collection of Debra and Dennis Scholl. The exhibition of of nine contemporary indigenous Australian women artists travels to Florida, Arizona, Nevada, and Washington DC, before it finishes in Vancouver in early 2019.

Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

17 June - 13 August, 2017
Glenn Barkley is one of five shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award, at Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria.   With prize money of $50,000, the award is now Australia's premier award for ceramic artists.  Each finalist will exhibit a body of work and the winner will be announced at the opening on June 17. Image: Glenn Barkley everythingivegotbelongstoyou (snake pot) 2016

Who's Afraid Of Colour

Until April 17, 2017

Emily Kame Kngwarreye is included in "Who's Afraid of Colour", An unprecedented survey of over 100 Indigenous Australian Women artists from 1990 to the present.  The exhibition is drawn from the NGV collection, and includes all media from traditional woven baskets and bark paintings to contemporary paintings, photographs and video. Also included are Papunya Tula artists Wintjiya Napaltjarri and Tjunkiya Napaltjarri.

 

Landmarks

12 January - 13 December, 2017

Simryn Gill is included in Landmarks, a touring exhibition of contemporary art, featuring works from the John Kaldor Family Collection at the AGNSW.

Blue Mountains City Art Gallery, Katoomba (until 19 March)

Tamworth Regional Gallery (9 June - 13 August)

Murray Art Museum, Albury (29 September - 3 December)

Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists

24 February, 2017 to 26 August, 2018

Liz Coats exhibiting in Abstraction.  

Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, and including 38 artists, ‘Abstraction' is an exhibition which celebrates female artists who have made a significant contribution to the genre. Curated by Lara Nicholls, the exhibition tours to Geelong Art Gallery (20 February - 7 May), Newcastle Art Gallery (21 May - 23 July), Cairns Art Gallery (15 September - 24 November), Tweed Regional Gallery (2 March - 27 May, 2018), QUT Art Gallery (1 June - 26 August, 2018)

Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time

4 March - 2 July
Simryn Gill exhibiting at the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA).
As part of the 2017 Adelaide Festival, 'versus Rodin: bodies across space and time', brings Auguste Rodin’s work into conversation with over 100 modern and contemporary works of art by leading artists who have challenged our understanding of the human condition.

80/80 Eighty years of SAM

From 1 March

Shepparton Art Museum is celebrating 80 years with a publication and exhibition of the highlights of their collection.

Marea Gazzard is included in the Shepparton Art Museum's collection, which has a strong focus on contemporary ceramics.

Weird Ceramic

25 November - 12 February, 2016

Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria

Including: Glenn Barkley and Donna Green

The idea of weirdness in ceramics is not new. Makers for centuries have been giving from their wildest fantasies through clay. But only in more recent times have artists reclaimed the notion of the weird and made it their own.

Bush to Bay, Hinton and the Artist's Camp

2 December 2016 - 19 March, 2017

The New England Art Museum in Armidale invited four contemporary landsartist to 'camp out' on Sydney harbour to create works in response to impressionist paintings of Sirius Cove, Sydney, in the Howard Hinton collection at NERAM.

Christopher Hodges: AGNSW acquistion

November, 2016

Christopher Hodges new work on paper titled 'White Shift' has been acquired by the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW).

This is the first acquisition of Mr Hodges work made by the (AGNSW), an incredible accomplishment for any artist.

Form & Function

28 October - 4 December, 2016

Form & Function: contemporary ceramics

Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie
Including: Eloise Ranking and Brett Stone

"Each artist inspires the viewer to enquire and challenge traditional concepts of the ceramic medium, with reference to material and the everyday."

Artist and Empire (En)countering Colonial Legacies

6th October - 26 March, 2017
Simryn Gill: exhibiting at the National Gallery Singapore

The exhibition is a collaboration between National Gallery Singapore and Tate Britain.  Focussing on the former British colonies in Southeast Asia and Australia, the exhibition ranges from pre colonial to contemporary artists.   It explores historical events and legacies with questions of national and cultural identity, both under British rule and post independence.

art of parts, AGNSW

September 17 - November 13, 2016
'Art of Parts' is an exhibition curated from the AGNSW collection, focusing on collages and assemblages including David Aspen, James Gleeson, Rosalie Gascoigne and Robert Klippel.

Sweet Chariot

16 September - 12 November, 2016

Simryn Gill solo exhibition 'Sweet Chariot', at Griffith University Art Gallery Brisbane.

To be seen for the first time in Australia, Sweet Chariot is a suite of black and white photographs taken from a small fishing boat in the Straits of Malacca. There is also a group of new relief prints, made from wood washed up on the shores of Port Dickson, Malaysia.

Artist talk with the curator, Saturday 17 September, 11am

Local Branch

9 September - 30 October, 2106

Local Branch is a commissioned work Kylie Stillman created from over 500 paperback books 'weeded' from the Hawkesbury Library collection. ? The work is featured in the exhibition 'Chose your own adventure' at the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery.

Six Years

24 August - 24 September, 2016

Angus Nivison's solo exhibition Six Years on show at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.