READ Tony Lloyd’s What Next profile from Art Collector magazine’s Spring 1883 art fair supplement.
An installation by Tony Lloyd features in an exhibition at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide. The show presents the work of four artists, two Chinese and two Australian, created during a shared residency in the remote Oratunga region of South Australia. For his piece The Ocean Floor, Lloyd has constructed a mountain of 400 seashells suspended from the ceiling. It’s contours – based on a peak in the Flinders Ranges – reminds us that such landscapes were once submerged, before the uplift of tectonic plates. Until 15 October
Suzie Idiens is showing in Visions of Utopia at Wollongong Art Gallery. Curated by Andrew Christofides and including abstract luminaries such as David Aspden and Ralph Balson, the exhibition looks at the history of non-objective painting in Australia. 2 September – 20 November 2016
John Aslanidis is showing in Visions of Utopia at Wollongong Art Gallery. Curated by Andrew Christofides and including abstract luminaries such as David Aspden and Ralph Balson, the exhibition looks at the history of non-objective painting in Australia. 2 September – 20 November 2016
Gallery 9 is delighted to announce representation of Paul Snell. Snell’s luminous and immersive abstractions blur the boundary between painting and photography, demonstrating the creative expansion of image making in the digital realm. Snell’s solo exhibition Liminal Space opens 26 August at the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston.
Snell holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) and Master of Creative Arts from the University of Tasmania. He has exhibited internationally and across Australia, including two solo exhibitions at Gallery 9. In 2015 he won the $25,000 Whyalla Art Prize.
Belem Lett is a finalist in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize with The Fatal Shore 2015, oil, metallic pigment on aluminium composite panel, 124 x 96 cm. Finalists on view at Caloundra Regional Gallery. 18 August – 2 October 2016
Louise Tuckwell is a finalist in this year’s Salon des Refusés with Caressed me then forgot 2016, acrylic on board, 25 x 15 cm. Each year the Salon panel goes behind the scenes of the Archibald and Wynne prizes, to select an ‘alternative’ exhibition from the many works not chosen for the official exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW. Until 18 September at SH Ervin Gallery.
Mark Rodda is a finalist in the 2016 John Leslie Art Prize with Salon 2016, oil on linen, 91 x 84 cm. Finalists for the the $20,000 prize will be showing at the Gippsland Art Gallery from 3 September 2016.
Viv Miller is a finalist in the 2016 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize with Enter 2015 (detail pictured) oil enamel, acrylic and pencil on canvas, 180 x 150 cm. An exhibition of finalists will be on view at Geelong Gallery, 10 September – 13 November 2016.
Gallery 9 is delighted to announce the first major survey of Michael Taylor’s practice at the Canberra Museum and Gallery. ‘Michael Taylor: A Survey 1963-2016′ includes paintings and drawings spanning six decades, drawn from major public and private collections across Australia.