Gallery 9 is pleased to announce what’s recent work Silver Birch 2015 has been select as a finalist in the Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW to open and be announced on Friday 17th July.
image: what Silver Birch 2015 oil on linen 84 x 84 cm
Screen Space, located at 30 Guildford Lane in Melbourne is soon to host a solo exhibition of Peter Alwast‘s video works produced between 2007 and 2012. The exhibition will feature the Melbourne premier of Everything for which Peter was awarded the inaugural Premier of Queensland New Media Award and which an edition remains in the QAGOMA collection in Brisbane.
20 June – 11 July
Opening Saturday 20 June 4-6pm
Thursday – Saturday 12-6
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre presents Solid State between 18 July and 6 September 2015 featuring Anna Kristensen‘s renowned Indian Chamber 2011.
Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran has been announced as one of this year’s Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award. With a $50,000 prize awarded to one of the artists this August, the biennial Award is the premier Australian ceramic art prize.
The 2015 Australian Ceramic Art Award attracted 100 Australian artists from exemplary master potters through to contemporary artists exploring ceramic traditions and the medium’s potential for intervention in a range of aesthetic and political endeavours. It was a fantastic field of applicants and proposed exhibitions.
Each of the winning artists will be commissioned to produce an exhibition of new work for display at Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) from 22 August to 22 November 2015. The artists will also travel to Shepparton to give presentations and run master-classes for local and visiting artists on the celebratory opening and announcement day of the $50,000 prize winner on Saturday 22 August, so keep this date free in your calendars!
See more info and watch developments on Ramesh’s works on the SAM website.
Artist Profile Issue 31 pp 130 – 132 | Click the image to read the ONLINE ARTICLE.
Adam Norton has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award. Selected from over 1500 entries by more than 750 artists Adam’s works on paper will be exhibited in the finalists exhibition running 30 May 2015 – 26 Jul 2015.
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre 782 Kingsway, Gymea NSW
image: Adam Norton The Mars Project (triptych) 2013-2014 pigment print on cotton rag 28 x 160 cm
Anna Kristensen is one of the artists featured in RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW, an exhibition of contemporary Sydney artists working at the forefront of contemporary painting. Experimenting with colour, form and spatiality, these dynamic artists are agitating the centuries old art form to create bold, witty and unexpected results.
6 June – 23 August 2015
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
86 River Road, Emu Plains NSW
Anna Kristensen has been commissioned to complete a site specific wall-drawing and present other recent works as part of Picture Perfect an exhibition inaugurating VIASATERNA, a new contemporary art gallery in Milan. This new gallery, founded by Irene Croccohas aims to promote contemporary art by means of exhibitions, cultural projects and public events.
Picture Perfect opens on Tuesday 26th May and continues until 31st July 2015 and you can read the MEDIA RELEASE online here.
Paul Snell was recently interviewed by Anna Madeline for Artist Profile (Issue 29). The full article can be read ONLINE.
Julian Hooper presents a new exhibition in his home town of Auckland at the Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku. The exhibition titled Killer and Kind will present a body of work on the themes about his ancestry (whakapapa) and his antecedents.