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Mark Smith, Li'l Pearly Dreaming, calico, cotton thread and stuffing 155 x 40 x 34 cm.

Mark Smith, Li'l Pearly Dreaming, calico, cotton thread and stuffing 155 x 40 x 34 cm.

September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, 7 Prospect Hill Drive
Bundoora, VIC Australia

Mark Smith @ 2019 Darebin Art Prize

Congratulations to Mark Smith who's a finalist in the 2019 Darebin Art Prize! Smith will be showing the finalist soft sculpture work Li'l Pearly Dreaming at the award exhibition at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre. The $10,000 Darebin Art Prize is a biennial multi-medium award for excellence in contemporary visual art. Dates: 7 September 2019 - 26 January 2020 Opening: Friday 6 September 2019 | 6-8pm Where: Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

Anthony Romagnano, Not titled, 2018, print on paper, 25 x 39.5 cm.

Anthony Romagnano, Not titled, 2018, print on paper, 25 x 39.5 cm.

September 21 @ 9:00 am - November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop, 81 Hesse Street
Queenscliff, Victoria Australia

Will Murray and Anthony Romagnano @ The Peebles Print Prize, Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop

Congratulations to Will Murray and Anthony Romagnano who are both finalists in The Peebles Print Prize. Aiming to be representative of the highest level of printmaking in Australia, the biennial prize is solely focused on the intaglio technique. The award exhibition opens 21 September 2019 at the Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop. Dates: 21 September - 24 November 2019 Venue: Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop | 81 Hesse Street, Queenscliff, Victoria Image | Anthony Romagnano, Not titled, 2018, print on paper, 25 x 39.5 cm.

Chris O’Brien, Chris’ Collection, Chris and Chelsea live in this house, 2019, cotton, foam and wool, 32.5 x 40 x 49 cm.

Chris O’Brien, Chris’ Collection, Chris and Chelsea live in this house, 2019, cotton, foam and wool, 32.5 x 40 x 49 cm.

September 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

A Boy’s Own Story @ The Johnston Collection, Melbourne

Chris O'Brien and Terry Williams are exhibiting in The Johnston Collection's summer exhibition A Boy's Own Story, showing from 30 September 2019 - 4 February 2020 and continuing their collaborations with makers by inviting, supporting and encouraging them to create ‘new works based on old objects.’ This year, The Johnston Collection has invited Melbourne and state-based artists and collectives to create and contribute to our annual Summer exhibition. The exhibition will feature work by Douglas McManus; Chris O'Brien; Troy Emery; Noel Button; Lucas…

Bronwyn Hack, Not titled, 2019, thread and twine, 35 x 15 x 2 cm.

Bronwyn Hack, Not titled, 2019, thread and twine, 35 x 15 x 2 cm.

October 19 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Craft Victoria, Watson Place
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

Alan Constable & Bronwyn Hack @ 2019 Victorian Craft Awards

Congratulations to Alan Constable and Bronwyn Hack who are finalists in the 2019 Victorian Craft Awards! The award exhibition runs from 19 October – 30 November at Craft Victoria. This biennial event celebrates the diversity of Victorian craft practice and highlights the cultural and personal value of handmade crafted objects. Dates: 19 October – 30 November Venue: Craft Victoria, Melbourne CBD Image | Bronwyn Hack, Not titled, 2019, thread and twine, 35 x 15 x 2 cm.

Steven Perrette Not titled 2016 acrylic, greylead pencil, ink, marker and paint pen on paper 50 x 70 cm SP16-0011

Steven Perrette Not titled 2016 acrylic, greylead pencil, ink, marker and paint pen on paper 50 x 70 cm SP16-0011

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - November 23 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

Frenetic workings of the western world: Steven Perrette Solo @ Arts Project Australia

Frenetic Workings of the Western World marks the contemporary representations of modern life created by Steven Perrette. Within his practice Perrette maintains a fascination with industrial and vintage ships and sailing boats along with roads and highways depicting a cacophony of cars, semi-trailers, cafes, gas stations and signs featuring corporate logos. The chaotic scenes depicted by Perrette in watercolour washes and expressive ink nib line work possess a stylistic wildness distinctive to the artist along with a controlled and balanced composition.…

Daniel Richardson, Los Vegas inside Melbourne Museum in the 1940s, 2019, collage and paint pen on paper, 50 x 70 cm.

Daniel Richardson, Los Vegas inside Melbourne Museum in the 1940s, 2019, collage and paint pen on paper, 50 x 70 cm.

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - November 23 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

The Natural Way @ Arts Project Australia

The Natural Way considers how seven artists observe and work in their processes of art practice. Integrative approaches take on a wide view of sensibilities and thinking to each person. The sequences of works explore subject matter crossing the figurative, role playing, investigations of time travel, and essentially unique and individual ways of interpreting and creating. Curated by Elyss McCleary, this exhibition evolved naturally with admiration and respect of the characteristic autonomy of how each artist approaches their process in and…

Christian Hansen, Not titled, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 66 x 46 cm.

Christian Hansen, Not titled, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 66 x 46 cm.

November 13 @ 9:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm
Red Gallery, 157 St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, 3068 Australia

Christian Hansen @ Red Gallery’s Red Stocking – Christmas Group Show

Christian Hansen will be showing in Red Gallery's upcoming Red Stocking – Christmas Group Show, happening from 13 November - 10 December. Showcasing a variety of original affordable art, the exhibition has the gift for all seasons. Image | Christian Hansen, Not titled, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 66 x 46 cm.

Miles Howard-Wilks, The Ghan, 2018, gouache and greylead pencil on paper, 38 x 55.5 cm.

Miles Howard-Wilks, The Ghan, 2018, gouache and greylead pencil on paper, 38 x 55.5 cm.

November 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Miles Howard-Wilks @ The R & M McGivern Prize

Congratulations to Miles Howard-Wilks who's a finalist in the R & M McGivern Prize for his painting depicting The Ghan. The prize is awarded every three years for an outstanding, original art work in the medium of painting. The R & M McGivern Prize is an acquisitive award, aiming to promote artistic excellence in painting and build a high quality collection for the Maroondah region. The 2019 Judges are Charlotte Day, Director, Monash University Museum of Art; Ryan Johnston, Director, Buxton Contemporary; and Penny…

Samantha Ashdown, Not titled, 2019, gouache and ink on paper, 36.5 x 45.5 cm.

Samantha Ashdown, Not titled, 2019, gouache and ink on paper, 36.5 x 45.5 cm.

November 30 @ 3:00 pm - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

Annual Gala 2019 @ Arts Project Australia

Art, music, food + performance at Arts Project Australia Featuring over 200 artworks by 150 artists A local and celebratory Northcote event: FREE + open to the public - Come and discover the art and artists of Arts Project Australia. With over 150 artists practicing in our studio each week, Arts Project Australia’s 2019 Annual Gala launches Saturday 30 November from 3pm-5pm and celebrates the diverse work created in our studio by showcasing over 200 artworks. Not only featuring great…

Thomas Iacono, Halloween, 2017, film.

Thomas Iacono, Halloween, 2017, film.

December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm
Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal St
Petersham, Victoria 2049 Australia

Thomas Iacono @ The Other Film Festival Tour Program, Sydney

Congratulations to Thomas Iacono who's film Halloween will be screening as part of The Other Film Festival Tour Program in Sydney. Originally conceived in response to the lack of opportunities for people with disability to view our community on film screens, The Other Film Festival delivers an invigorating disability led program of local and international screenings, industry panels and workshops to showcase and foster the rich talent and experience of people with disability, including screen practitioners with disability. Screening: 6—7 December…