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


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

Katarra Butler Napaltjarri

November 1, 2019
Papunya Tula artist Katarra Butler Naplajtarri has been acquired by the Parliament House Art Collection in Canberra.  Image: Untitled 2015, acrylic on linen 91 x 61cm

Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award 2019

to November 17 2019

Kylie Stillman a finalist in this year's Art on Paper Award at Hazelhurst Gallery, Sydney.


Image: Kylie Stillman Early Riser 2017 hand-cut paperback books, 20 x 23 x 14cm

Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards

September 20 - November 24, 2019

Tony Coleing is one of 36 finalist in this year's Print Award at Geelong Gallery, Victoria


Image: Noodles or Tofu? digital print on aluminium, 61 x 91cm

River On the Brink

From September 19

John R Walker is included with two large paintings of the Darling River banks, in this exhibition highlighting the plight of the Murray Darling River Basin.

SH Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney

Image: Kalyanka 2015, 177 x 179cm

Helen Eager at Caloundra Regional Gallery

From September 19 to November 10

Kyoto Hanga International Print Exhibition showcases contemporary printmaking from Australian and Japanese artists.  Coinciding with an extensive programme of workshops and a printmaking symposium.


Image: Helen Eager, Kite Suite 2019,

Gifting exhibition at Penrith Regional Gallery

to November 17 2019
Marea Gazzard's work among the recent acquisitions included in this exhibition 

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

August 23 - October 20, 2019

As part of this year's photographic festival, Simryn Gill is in this curated exhibition that explores photographic images that reflect on systems of value and exchange in contemporary indigenous and settler cultures.


Image: Simryn Gill, Eyes and Storms no. 20 , 2013

GEO Art of the Collection

August 7 - 31, 2019

Geoscience Australia invited artists to spend time with their collection of rocks, crystals and minerals.  A symposium and exhibition are being held at the School of Art, ANU, Canberra.


Image: Liz Coats Split Rock 2019 acrylic on linen, 70 x 73cm

Trying to find comfort in an uncomfortable chair

July 26 - October 6, 2019

Helen Eager is included in this exhibition drawn from the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art, curated by Agatha Gothe-Snape. At PICA in Perth.


Image: Helen Eager, Yellow Curtain 1984, lithograph, 47 x 57cm

Desert Painters of Australia part II

July 26 - September 6, 2019

Gagosian Galleries in Beverly Hills, California are presenting the second exhibition of the collection of Steve Martin and Anne Stringfield.   The exhibition features work by Papunya Tula Artists.  


Image: Ronnie Tjampitjinpa Untitled 2015, acrylic on linen, 91 x 91cm

Material Place

June 21 - September 7, 2019

Material Place - Reconsidering Australian Landscapes, explores the intricate connection between people and places.  Including Yukultji Napangati. 

University of NSW Galleries, Sydney  Image: Installation view, UNSW Galleries

Tarrawarra International 2019

June 8 to September 1, 2019

Simryn Gill is one of 6 artists included in The Tangible Trace, exploring the notion of a trace as a residue or marker of a place, situation or body of knowledge. 


Image: Simryn Gill, from Passing Through 2018-9

Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize

May 31 to June 9, 2019
Eloise Rankine selected as a finalist in this year's Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize. Image: The Space Between Us 2019, porcelain, 11 pieces