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Matthew Gove, The Cat Reporter, 2015, gouache on paper, 28 x 38.5 cm.

Matthew Gove, The Cat Reporter, 2015, gouache on paper, 28 x 38.5 cm.

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Bayside Gallery – Brighton Town Hall, Corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets
Brighton, Victoria 3186 Australia

Pets are people too @ Bayside Gallery, Brighton

Pets are people too brings together Australian artists whose work reflects on the intimacy and affection that exists between humans and animals. Showing at Bayside Gallery, the show features the work of Arts Project artists Matthew Gove and Bronwyn Hack and runs from 27 July - 6 October 2019. The exhibition both celebrates the multi-faceted ways that our pets enrich our lives as well as reflecting on the humour and pathos they bring. It’s a wonderful opportunity to view works by…

Eden Menta, Not titled, 2018, inkjet print.

Eden Menta, Not titled, 2018, inkjet print.

August 24 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Art Gallery of Ballarat, 12 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat, Victoria Australia

Ballarat International Foto Biennale @ Art Gallery of Ballarat

Arts Project studio artist Eden Menta has collaborated with Janelle Low for Want to Know You Better  as part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale, showing near the Art Gallery of Ballarat - corner of Field and Camp Streets = from 24 August - 20 October. Want to Know You Better is the result of the collaborative process between artists Eden Menta and Janelle Low, challenging viewers to develop a deeper connection with the environment and its shared inhabitants. Menta’s work is influenced…

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 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.

James MacSporran, 2 Pixels, 2019, gouache, ink, paint pen, 38.5 x 56 cm.

James MacSporran, 2 Pixels, 2019, gouache, ink, paint pen, 38.5 x 56 cm.

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - October 19 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

Yo Melbourne We’re From Philly! @ Arts Project Australia

Yo Melbourne, We’re from Philly! brings together artists from Arts Project Australia with artists from supported studios across Philadelphia, United States in a celebration of cross-cultural dialogue and exciting juxtaposition. Curated by Alex Baker, Director of Fleisher/Ollman in Philadelphia and former Senior Curator, Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria, Yo Melbourne, We’re from Philly! is energised by Baker’s experiences working with Arts Project Australia during his time in Melbourne, as well as working with artists in his hometown, Philadelphia,…

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, 2015, gouache, marker and watercolour on paper, 38 x 56 cm.

Steven Perrette, Not titled, 2015, gouache, marker and watercolour on paper, 38 x 56 cm.

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

Steven Perrette Solo @ Arts Project Australia

Steven Perrette’s works on paper frequently depict the frenetic workings of the western world. 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. Steven Perrette…

Ruth Howard, Not titled, 2018, acrylic on paper, 28 x 38 cm.

Ruth Howard, Not titled, 2018, acrylic on paper, 28 x 38 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 Arts Project studio artists - Fiona Longhurst, Ruth Howard, Jacob Cartelli, Robin Warren, Simon Paredes, Julian Martin, Rebecca Scibilia and Philip Truett - observe their subject matter. The multi disciplinary approach to figures and forms of environment take a wide view of sensibilities as well as the processes of making and thinking. Curated by Elyss McCleary, the exhibition weaves a metaphor for the characteristic autonomy of how each artist approaches their process. Also coinciding…

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…