Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists

24 February - 7 May
Liz Coats exhibiting in Abstraction, at Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria. Curated by Lara Nicholls.
Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, covering 38 artists, ‘Abstraction' is an exhibition which celebrates female artists who have made a significant contribution to the genre.

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 to 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.

 

Objects in Space: Artists in the Garden

6 August - 23 October, 2016
Christopher Hodges in 'Objects in Space: Artists in the Garden'
held at the Peacock Art Gallery and Auburn Botanic gardens, Auburn, curated by Glenn Barkley.

The Colour of Nature

6 - 27 August, 2016

The Colour of Nature: a solo exhibition starring David Aspden

Review in The Sydney Morning Herald (August 19 Issue, pg. 44)

Kylie Stillman

3 June - 29 July, 2016

Congratulations Kylie Stillman, a finalist in the Fleurieu Art Prize. 

Winner of Peoples Choice award.

At Anne & Gordon Samstang Museum of Art

The Intercontinental Sydney

June 2016

On display at the InterContinental Sydney, are a group of works by three Pintupi artists, George Tjungurrayi, Willy Tjungurrayi, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, and one Anmatyerre artist Gloria Petyarre.

A collaboration between Sotheby's Australia and Utopia Art Sydney.

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

4 - 28 May, 2016

The most comprehensive look at Kngwarreyes awelye works since the historic exhibition in 1994. Including works that travelled to the Venice Biennale in 1997, and Kngwarreyes retrospectives which toured Japan and Australia.

4 - 28 May, 2016

The Hemi(cycle) of Leaves and Paper

22 April - 4 September, 2016

Simryn Gill presents a survey exhibition, The Hemi(cycle) of Leaves and Paper, at the Museum Voor Schone Kunsten Gent, Belgium.

?22 April - 04 September, 2016,

Willy Tjungurrayi

4 March - 2 April, 2016

A Willy Tjungurrayi, solo exhbition.

Willy Tjungurrayi is a member of Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd which Utopia Art Sydney has proudly repesented since 1988.

 

Newcastle Art Gallery

March 2016
View Christipher Hodges sculpture, 'Prop, 2012' in now the Newcastle Art Gallery pernament collection. 
View article in ARTEMIS Vol.47. No#1

Magic Object Adelaide Biennial

27 February - 15 May, 2016
Glenn Barkley in 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object
Curated by Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

"Magic Object? runs from 27 February to 15 May 2016.

Clay 3

3 - 27 February, 2016

 ‘Clay’ has become Utopia Art Sydney’s annual showcase of the work of the ceramic artists the gallery represents.

Clay 3 will feature artist's Glenn Barkley, Donna Green, Eloise Rankine, Brett Stone, Katie Watson and Chloe Watson. 


 

Yukultji Napangati in APT

December 2015
View major works by Yukultji Napangati at the Asia Pacific Triennial, at QAGOMA, until 10 April, 2016.

Patternation

December 2015
Helen Eager features in 'Patternation', an exhibition exploring the conceptual nature of pattern and its affinity with art, science, language, music and movement. At Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, 12 December 2015 - 7 February 2016.