Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award17 June - 13 August, 2017
Glenn Barkley is one of five shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award, at Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria. With prize money of $50,000, the award is now Australia's premier award for ceramic artists. Each finalist will exhibit a body of work and the winner will be announced at the opening on June 17. Image: Glenn Barkley everythingivegotbelongstoyou (snake pot) 2016
Who's Afraid Of ColourUntil April 17, 2017
Emily Kame Kngwarreye is included in "Who's Afraid of Colour", An unprecedented survey of over 100 Indigenous Australian Women artists from 1990 to the present. The exhibition is drawn from the NGV collection, and includes all media from traditional woven baskets and bark paintings to contemporary paintings, photographs and video. Also included are Papunya Tula artists Wintjiya Napaltjarri and Tjunkiya Napaltjarri.
Landmarks12 January - 13 December, 2017
Simryn Gill is included in Landmarks, a touring exhibition of contemporary art, featuring works from the John Kaldor Family Collection at the AGNSW.
Blue Mountains City Art Gallery, Katoomba (until 19 March)
Tamworth Regional Gallery (9 June - 13 August)
Murray Art Museum, Albury (29 September - 3 December)
Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists24 February, 2017 to 26 August, 2018
Liz Coats exhibiting in Abstraction.Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, and including 38 artists, ‘Abstraction' is an exhibition which celebrates female artists who have made a significant contribution to the genre. Curated by Lara Nicholls, the exhibition tours to Geelong Art Gallery (20 February - 7 May), Newcastle Art Gallery (21 May - 23 July), Cairns Art Gallery (15 September - 24 November), Tweed Regional Gallery (2 March - 27 May, 2018), QUT Art Gallery (1 June - 26 August, 2018)
Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time4 March - 2 July
80/80 Eighty years of SAMFrom 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 Ceramic25 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.
Christopher Hodges: AGNSW acquistionNovember, 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 & Function28 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 Legacies6th October - 26 March, 2017
art of parts, AGNSWSeptember 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 Chariot16 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 Branch9 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 Years24 August - 24 September, 2016
Angus Nivison's solo exhibition Six Years on show at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.
Objects in Space: Artists in the Garden6 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 Nature6 - 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 Stillman3 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 SydneyJune 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 Kngwarreye4 - 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 Paper22 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.
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Willy Tjungurrayi4 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 GalleryMarch 2016
View Christipher Hodges sculpture, 'Prop, 2012' in now the Newcastle Art Gallery permanent collection.
View article in ARTEMIS Vol.47. No#1
Magic Object Adelaide Biennial27 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.