If you didn’t catch John Aslanidis’s extraordinary painting and sound collaboration Sonic Network No 14 at Gallery 9 last July, you’ll find it in Eye Score: The Audible Image, exploring the auditory impact of the visual arts.
22 Sept – 1 Nov 2015, Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne
John Aslanidis Sonic Network no. 14 2014, oil and acrylic on canvas, 305 x 488 cm
Gallery 9 is thrilled to announce that Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran has been selected as 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. Nithiyendran is developing an ambitious installation of new works for the exhibition.
27 Feb – 16 May 2016, Art Gallery of South Australia
Tony Lloyd is a finalist in this year’s Albany Art Prize. This major acquisitive prize is now in its 8th year. Lloyd’s painting You’re gonna make me lonesome when you go… will be exhibited in the finalists exhibition at Albany Town Hall.
4 Sept – 11 Oct 2015
Tony Lloyd You’re gonna make me lonesome when you go 2014, oil on linen, 61 x 122 cm
Eloise Kirk is finalist in this year’s John Fries Award. The $10,000 award supports emerging artists engaged in contemporary and experimental forms of practice.
4 Sept – 10 Oct 2015 UNSW Galleries
Viv Miller is a finalist in the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. Attracting Australia’s finest painters, the $50,000 accquisitive prize is held every two years. Miller’s work Cave and Cave Entry is hanging as part of the prize at Bendigo Art Gallery.
28 Aug – Nov 1 2015
Congratulations to Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, winner of the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Art Award. The $50,000, biennial award is the premier prize for ceramic artists in Australia. Co-judge Kirsten Paisley from the National Gallery of Australia found Nithiyendran’s ceramics “exceptionally exciting”, commenting “his work evokes the energy and reverence of the ‘deity’ while embodying the playfulness of a story-book action hero.” A selection of works from the commissioned exhibition will enter the prized ceramics collection at the Shepparton Art Museum.
For more information visit the SAM website.
New works by Ramesh will be exhibited at the Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Gallery 9 booth B04, 10–13 Sept.
Listen to a post-award interview with Ramesh on Radio National.
Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran is the featured artist in the August 2015 edition of Art Almanac. As well as taking out the cover, Ramesh features in a detailed interview included in the edition. Read the interview ONLINE
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
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.