Paul Snell is a finalist in the $20,000 Bay Of Fires Art Prize with Intersect # 201600 2016, 118cm dm (pictured). Snell has also been selected as a finalist 2016 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Art Award.
Suzie Idiens will be showing new work at Five Walls Projects in Footscray, Melbourne. Titled Black Box, the group show explores the possibilities of cardboard as sculptural material and minimalist surface.
27 April – 14 May
Denise Green features in the April–June 2016 issue of Art Collector magazine. The ten page profile includes an essay by Ingrid Periz examining her practice, commentary from art historian Roland Mönig and a timeline of her career to date. Green’s solo exhibition continues at Gallery 9 until Saturday 30 April 2016.
Julian Hooper is interviewed for Ocula.com. In this Ocula Insight interview Hooper explains his process and themes associated with his new exhibition at Gallery 9, Lazy Racer.
“Rather than seeking out specific material, I find stuff through a process of trawling through books and the Internet. Often I will process this material into quick line drawings to become familiar with the material, and to refer to when I’m painting. The initial source of imagery could be anywhere and I value the access that we have, yet my motivations are to make paintings that evoke something familiar and personal. Regional painting in the digital age.”
Tony Lloyd is a finalist in this year’s Fleurieu Art Prize for Landscape with his work Distant Movement, 2015. The prize is the richest in the world for landscape painting. For the first time it will be presented at the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art in Adelaide, 3 June – 29 July 2016.
Gallery 9 is thrilled to announce that Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran is a participating artist in the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Titled Magic object, the 2016 biennial takes inspiration from the Wunderkammer, the talismanic and cultural ritual. Ramesh is presenting six new large-scale sculptures at the Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, 27 Feb – 16 May 2016.
Viv Miller will show alongside other contemporary Australian artists in Dancing Umbrellas at the Heide Museum of Modern Art. This exhibition brings together moving image, performance, painting and object-based work to create a spatio-temporal and visually immersive environment. Heide Museum of Modern Art, 5 Mar – 5 Jun 2016
As part of Art Month’s 2016 program, Gallery 9 will host a panel discussion examining the re-emergence of traditional crafts in contemporary art. Speakers include artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Director of Collections at the AGNSW, Suhanya Raffel; artist, Liam Benson; Curator at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Toby Chapman. Gallery 9, Tuesday 8 Mar, 6–7pm
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