Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, ACT

December 4 - 20, 2020
An exhibition curated by the Drill Hall Gallery staff of a selection from the ANU Collection, including recent acquisitions and gifts.  Including Liz Coats Image: Liz Coats from Cicada series 1992

Compass : Generations of Walcha Artists

November 21 to January 31
Walcha, NSW, is home to many generations of artists from all media, and this exhibition at NERAM in Armidale celebrates their contribution to Australian Art.  Includes Angus Nivison

Pat Larter Get Arted

14 November 2020 to 21 April 2021
This exhibition celebrates Pat Larter's video, performance, mail art, and collaborations with her husband Richard.  Drawn from her extensive archive bequeathed to the AGNSW Image: Pat Larter Hoop La La 1992

Know my name

14 November 2020 to 4 July 2021

The Know my name project at the National Gallery of Australia is a celebration of Australian women artists and their contribution to cultural lif.  Includes Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Helen Eager, Simryn Gill and Marea Gazzard, the project includes a major new publication, exhibition and related events.

Sculpture in the Vineyards

October 17 - November 1 2020

Christopher Hodges is a finalist in the Sculpture in the Vineyards, part of the Wollombi Sculpture Festival.

 

Image: Courtesan 2020, stainless steel, h 222cm

Wynne Prize, AGNSW

26 September to 10 January

George Tjungurrayi, Yukultji Napangati and John R Walker are finalists in the 2020 Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW.

 

 

Image: John R Walker Fireground 2 (For Matty H)

Christopher Hodges: The Line

To November 15, 2020
Drawn from the NERAM collection, this exhibition is of selected work by Christopher Hodges highlighting the strong linear forms found in his prints, sculptures and paintings Image: CH Lily 2018, 57 x 57cm

McClelland Gallery National Small Sculpture Award 2020

September 2020

Kylie Stillman is a finalist in this online initiative to support artists in COVID times. 

McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Melbourne

 

Image: Blobitecture 2017, handcarved paperback books

John R Walker acquisition

20 August 2020

The ACT Legislative Assembly as acquired John R Walker's recent painting After the fire, Bombay Picnic Ground I.   

Yukultji Napangati

August 2020 to January 2021
Yukultji Napangati has been selected as a finalist for the ninth time in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. 

FORM: NERAM

31 July - 13 September 2020

FORM explores how viewers experience sculpture and its material, scale and tactility. 

From the New England Regional Art Museum collection in Armidale, NSW

Includes Christopher Hodges, Marea Gazzard, and John R Walker 

Image: Janus IV 2007

John R Walker Interview

July 17 2020

John R Walker is the latest in Richard Morecroft's Exhibition series of youtube interviews with Australian artists

Watch it here   https://youtu.be/bKXJMe_PKzE

Image: Forest of Ash II

Not fully or properly either of two things

From July 11 to August 30 2020
The Town Hall Gallery at the Hawthorn Arts Centre in Melbourne is opening a 20 year survey of work by Kylie Stillman, including large timber sculptures, hand stitched works on paper and her iconic hand carved books. Image: Kylie Stillman with Verso 2020

Helen Eager article in Artist Profile

May edition

Sebastian Goldspink has written an insightful profile of Helen Eager in Artist Profile magazine, edition 51.

 

Image: Helen in her studio 2020

Darkest hours inspire artistic response

July 7 2020
Steve Meacham's article in the Sydney Morning Herald highlights John R Walkers paintings in response to the recent Australian bushfires.  Image: John R Walker Rebirth 2020

Helen Eager article in Art Collector magazine

May edition

Insightful article 'Keeping Composure' is in the current edition, also available online at this

link https://artcollector.net.au/helen-eager-keeping-composure/

Image: Eager Murmur 2020

Adaptation

From March 21 2020

Adaptation includes artists who lived with disability or chronic illness whose work has evolved through their physical or mental health conditions. Includes Pat Larter

Casuala Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia

Image: Jelly Beans Blues 1993

The Future is Female

March 8 to September 13, 2020

An exhibition focussing on female artists using paper to express their ideas behind the aspects of their daily lives.  Includes Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

Image: Emily Kame Kngwarreye Untitled 1995, acrylic on paper 76 x 56cm

Among the Trees

March 4 - May 17 2020

This exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London celebrates the tree's enduring resonance as an inspiration for artists.  Includes Simryn Gill's Channel series now in the Tate Gallery collection. 

Image: Channel 2014, ilfochrome print

That Seventies Feeling The Late Modern

Until March 9, 2020
The Art Gallery of WA is celebrating the 40th birthday of its main building.  Full of surprises and rarely seen works, That Seventies Feeling…the Late Modern examines a transformative decade for Western Australia, the Gallery and the world at large.  Including David Aspden. Image: Yellow Jazz 1988, 244 x 254cm

Helen Eager Leeuwin Estate

21 December 2019

Helen Eager's painting Canal Street is the latest release from Leeuwin Estate Art Series 2015 cabernet sauvingon. 

Also due for release soon is Tony Coleing and Chloe Watson's collaborative work on the 2016 Cabernet.

A Stitch In Time

November 30 2019 to February 28 2020

Curated by Maudie Palmer, this exhibition invited 7 prominent Australian artists who use traditional craft techniques to create powerful contemporary statements.

Image: Kylie Stillman Window Beads 2014, cotton on paper, 42 x 30cm

From Town To Gown

To January 26, 2020
This exhibition at New England Regional Art Museum pairs portraits from the University of New England with paintings by the same artists in the NERAM collection.  Includes Angus Nivison and Christopher Hodges  Image: Christopher Hodges and Angus Nivison

art word place

to December 8 2019

Writers from the Tamworth Region wrote short poems which selected artists then painted works in response.

An Arts Northwest Exhibition at Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW

Image: But In The Dry 2019 110 x 100cm