Waterfall at Quay

Reopens July 2018
Christopher Hodges sculpture 'Waterfall' has been installed at the revamped Quay restaurant in Sydney. 

Crafting The House On The Hill

5 July to 4 November, 2018

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of the New Parliament House in Canberra, The Canberra Museum and Art Gallery have curated an exhibition of artists commissioned for large works in the building, including Marea Gazzard. 

Image: Mingarri 1988 (maquette for courtyard sculpture)

Kylie Stillman: National works on paper

20 July - 9 September, 2018

Kylie Stillman a finalist in the NWOP exhibition at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.

 

Image: Just C, handcut paperback books

Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize

15 - 24 June, 2018

Eloise Rankine selected as a finalist in this year's Ravenswood Art Prize.

Image: Wandering 2017 (detail) porcelain and stoneware

Peter Maloney: Missing in Action

13 April - 3 June, 2018

Since the early 1980's Peter Maloney has produced a vast body of works on paper.

In this survey exhibition "Missing in Action" Maloney presents a vibrant and lyrical body of work. Curated by Tony Oates and Terence Maloon.

Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University. (catalogue available)

Image: Untitled, 1995, mixed media on paper, 73 x 55 cm

Yukultji Napangati Wynne Prize winner 2018

12 May - 9 September , 2018

Yukultji Napangati has won the Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW. 

Image: Yukultji Napangati, Untitled 2017

John R Walker: Wynne Prize 2018

12 May - 9 September, 2018

John R Walker has been selected as a finalist for the 10th time in the Wynne Prize at the AGNSW. 

 

Image: West of Wilcannia II, 2017

Simryn Gill: Works on Paper

10 May - 1 July, 2018

Simryn Gill solo exhibition at Kohta, a contemporary artspace in Helsinki, Finland, includes two series of her work, Sun Pictures 2013, and Naga Doodles 2017.

 

Image: Naga Doodle 2017

Western Sydney University Sculpture Award

5 May - 3 June, 2018

Christopher Hodges is one of the finalists in the Western Sydney University Sculpture prize.  Installed in the grounds of the WSU Campbelltown Campus, his work Morning Star moves with the wind, its silver surfaces reflect the lake and parkland.

 

Image: Morning Star 2018, stainless steel, height 270cm

George Tjungurrayi visited by President Macron

May 3rd 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron, accompanied by Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull view George Tjungurrayi's installation at Carriageworks, installed for the 21st Biennale of Sydney, Superposition: Equilibrium and Engagement.



David Aspden: The Field Revisited

27 April - 26 August, 2018

In 1968 The National Gallery of Victoria opened its new building with The Field, a ground-breaking exhibition of abstract art by young Australian artists. To commemorate the 50th anniversary the exhibition is being re-created with many of the original paintings and sculptures, including David Aspden and Tony Coleing.

Image: David Aspden Field 1, 1968, canvas, 245 x 152cm

Tony Coleing: The Field Revisited

27 April - 26 August, 2018

Tony Coleing in the National Gallery of Victoria exhibition The Field Revisted.

 

Image: Untitled 1968, perspex, height 122cm

Burra Big Day Out With John R Walker

13 April, 2018

To celebrate John R Walker's Oratunga to Burra suite of paintings at the Adelaide Biennial a selection of his gouaches and artist books of Burra landscapes will be exhibited at Burra Regional Gallery The Zephyr Quartet will be performing on April 13 a programme of music inspired by his work. 

Image: JRW Remains 2017, 56 x 76cm

John R Walker: Interiors

7 April - 24 June, 2018

It has often been said that we are shaped by the spaces that surround us. Curated by Gavin Wilson, "Interiors" probes that concept through the eyes of a select group of modernist and contemporary artists. The exhibition includes two works by John R Walker, paintings of his shed.

Orange Regional Gallery, NSW

Image: Shed Interior 2015, gouache on paper, 76 x 112cm

George Tjungurrayi: 21st Biennale of Sydney

16 March - 11 June, 2018

George Tjungurrayi is one of the artistsfeatured in the 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”.

Superposition: Equilibrium and Engagement 

Image: Installation at Carriageworks

Simryn Gill: 21st Biennale of Sydney

16 March - 11 June, 2018

Simryn Gill included in the Biennale of Sydney. Simryn's work is drawn from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection, and exhibited in the MCA.

Superposition: Equilibrium and Engagement

Image: Untitled (Interior) II 2008, bronze

Into Abstraction III

March 9 - May 10, 2018

George Ward Tjungurrayi and Christopher Hodges included in this survey exhibition drawn from the Macquarie University Collection. 

 

Image: Christopher Hodges, Highway 1993

John R Walker: 2018 Adelaide Biennial

3 March - 3 June, 2018

John R Walker selected for 2018 Adelaide Biennial at the AGSA.  Divided Worlds, curated by Erica Green, presents 30 Australian artists over 4 venues,  open until June 3, 2018.  Walker has painted a suite of 7 large paintings of Burra and Oratunga, ancient eroded landscapes transformed by mining and agriculture.

Image: detail of Oratung to Burra Suite

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing

3 - 29 March , 2018
Helen Eager and Kylie Stillman selected as finalists in the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, at the Adelaide Perry Gallery, PLC in Croydon, Sydney. Image: Helen Eager 434 Series 2018

In between: notions of the transitory and the intermediary

2 March - 7 April, 2018
Robert Ambrose Cole is included in this exhbition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne, Southbank, Melbourne

Boundless Volumes

30 November, 2017 - 11 February, 2018

Excess leather bound volumes of Parliamentary proceedings have provided an opportunity for the Parliament House Art Collection to engage with artists to create new artworks that reinterpret, re-use and recycle these incredibly evocative objects. Includes Simryn Gill and Kylie Stillman.

Presiding Officer's Exhibition Area, New Parliament House, Canberra

Image: Kylie Stillman Banksia 2017

Kylie Stillman: All the better to see you with, Fairy Tales Transformed

Until March 4, 2018

Featuring international and Australian artists, All the better to see you with explores artists' use of the fairy tale to express social concerns and anxieties surrounding issues such as the abuse of power, injustice and exploitation. Includes Kylie Stillman.

 Ian Potter Museum of Art at Melbourne University.

Image: Scape 2017, plywood, 240 x 200 x 30cm

Kylie Stillman: Another Look

28 October - 20 December, 2017

Kylie Stillman commissioned new works for the Hawthorn, 'Town Hall Gallery' collection.

Driven by research into the collection's history and the many artworks and objects that make it up, Stillman was asked alongside four other artists to create works in response to the 'Town Hall Gallery' collection. 

 

Image: Kylie Stillman Big Picture 2017

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