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
 

Angus Nivison: Bush to Bay, Hinton and the Artist's Camp

2 December 2017 - 28 January, 2018

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. The exhibition will now be hosted by the Mosman Art Gallery from December, 2017.

Image: Sydney Harbour, Night 2016

Simryn Gill: Fathom

9 - 30 November, 2017

Fathom is presented by PS Art Space, Fremantle, as part of the inaugural Fremantle Bienale "High Tide'.

The exhibition includes Simryn Gill's Relief prints, and objects by three artists who's lives and practice are closely linked to the sea.

Simryn Gill: The Pacific, Libby Leshgold Gallery, Vancouver

21 October, 2017 - 18 January, 2018

This exhibition considers the Pacific as a shared and connected space, and features artists from all over the Pacific region, including Simryn Gill.

Image: Pressing In 2016, unique print

Kylie Stillman: NOTE

9 October - 12 December, 2017

North Fitzroy Library, Melbourne, VIC

NOTE is an exhibition plays on the casual nature of the handwritten note, but Kylie Stillman has carved these into small stacks of books, giving permanency to otherwise disposable messages.

Clunes Ceramic Award 2017

30 September - 15 October, 2017
Eloise Rankine is a finalist in this year's Clunes Ceramic Art Award, in Victoria.  Image: Float away with me 2017

Simryn Gill: The Opening Up of the World

30 September - 3 December, 2017

Lunds konsthall, Sweden

This exhibition is Simryn Gill's first solo presentation in Scandinavia.  The exhibition articulates the experience of mapping and the mapping of experience.  Gill has included several major bodies of work from recent years, including photography, pressings and collections of found objects

 

2017 National Still Life Award

25 November - 10 January 10
Kati Watson has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 National Still Life Awardat Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.  Winner will be announced on November 25. Image: Waiting 2017, stoneware

Mosman Art Prize

23 September - 29 October, 2017

Bobby West Tjupurrula is a finalist in this year's Mosman Art Prize, at the Mosman Regional Gallery, Sydney.

 

Image: Untitled 2017, acrylic on linen, 153 x 122cm

Telstra NATSIAA Finalists Announced

11 August, 2017

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) is Australia's longest running and most presitigious Indigenous art award.

The 2017 Finalists include Papunya Tula artists Yukultji Napangati, Yalti Napangati and Ray James Tjangala

Winners are announced on Friday, August 11. Exhibition continues until 26 November, 2017 at the Museum and Art Galllery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. 

Image: Ray James Tjangala, Untitled 2016

longrain tokyo

4 August, 2017

Christopher Hodges light sculpture commissioned for the new Longrain Tokyo restaurant opening soon.