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Warren O’Brien, Windows, 2017, work on paper, 45 x 44.5 cm.

Warren O’Brien, Windows, 2017, work on paper, 45 x 44.5 cm.

March 1 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Where We’re Showing March + April 2018

The artists who practice from the Arts Project Australia studio are continuously exhibiting their work at galleries throughout Melbourne, Australia and internationally. See where you can catch Arts Project artists during March and April 2018. The Museum of Everything Australia | Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart 10 June 2017 – April 2018 MONA is currently playing host to an astonishing exhibition of art objects selected and curated by The Museum of Everything—the world’s first wandering institution for the untrained, unintentional,…

Chris O’Brien, Chris and Bernie's House in Broom, 2017, foam, material and wool, 22 x 30 x 24 cm.

Chris O’Brien, Chris and Bernie's House in Broom, 2017, foam, material and wool, 22 x 30 x 24 cm.

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - April 21 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

Exhibition | Mayor of the Town: Chris O’Brien

In Mayor of the Town storyteller and multidisciplinary artist Chris O'Brien builds, writes and stitches his own borough, inspired by other people’s stories and houses. Weaving together a collection of three-dimensional narratives, O’Brien places himself and his friends into his own creations, relaying the antics and situations they experience together; spider outbreaks, exploding hot water systems and creaky weatherboard dwellings. Aiming to capture the influence of local suburbia and architecture, Mayor of the Town includes soft sculpture houses, ceramics and…

Rebecca Scibilia, Not titled, 2016, paint pen on paper, 28 x 38.5 cm.

Rebecca Scibilia, Not titled, 2016, paint pen on paper, 28 x 38.5 cm.

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - April 21 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

Exhibition | Tethered to the Site: The Archive of Memory

Memories, at the core of our conscious experience, shape who we are. They are a fundamentally defining feature of individuality. Artists often form complex relationships with the notion of memory, using objects and images that represent the site of the experience as visual language. While imagination allows the memory to flourish and develop, at its essence it remains a constant; tethered to the site. From autobiographical explorations to isolated moments in popular culture, the variations are linked by the meditative…

We could be heroes
$250
April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

We could be heroes – Fundraising Dinner 2018

x Our fundraising dinner is a distinctive dining and entertainment experience in our Northcote studio and gallery. The evening will include a tailored three-course dinner by The Recreation, matched wines by Delatite Winery with a special guest to be announced. Providing entertainment is the wonderful Brian Nankervis, and we're also looking forward to the well-loved burlesque performances of Finucane and Smith. Other supporters generously contributing to our dinner including Third Drawer Down, Crown Resorts, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne Theatre Company, National Gallery of Victoria, Sofitel…

Amani Tia, David Bowie, 2018, greylead, pencil and ink on paper, 32 x 38 cm.

Amani Tia, David Bowie, 2018, greylead, pencil and ink on paper, 32 x 38 cm.

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

EXHIBITION | WE COULD BE HEROES

From iconic imagery to creative artistry, the music, personality and influence of David Bowie has had a profound influence on many Arts Project Australia artists. Whether it’s Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke, or simply Bowie, the musician and singer still continues to cultivate admiration and respect. To pay tribute to the enigmatic performer and cultural icon, We could be heroes brings together a series of Bowie portraits by Arts Project artists. Surveying the connections between celebrity and fandom, the…

Suzanne Barnes, Caravan, 2017, pencil and carbon transfer on paper, 20.5 x 29 cm.

Suzanne Barnes, Caravan, 2017, pencil and carbon transfer on paper, 20.5 x 29 cm.

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

EXHIBITION | POP!

Popular culture motifs are embraced and celebrated by artists worldwide. Artists have a long history of looking to popular culture for inspiration as they draw on attitudes, ideas, images, and other phenomena presented in mainstream mass media. From Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein to Claus Oldenburg and Jean Dubuffet—popular culture themes, aesthetics and sensibilities inform what artists create and subsequently shape the way we reflect on our culture, mirroring our values and culture back to us. Similarly, pop culture themes…

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May 1 @ 9:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Where We’re Showing: May + June 2018

The artists who practice from the Arts Project Australia studio are continuously exhibiting their work at galleries throughout Melbourne, Australia and internationally. See where you can catch Arts Project artists during May and June 2018. Wyndham Art Prize 2018 | Wyndham Art Gallery 30 March – 10 June Congratulations to Anthony Romagnano who's a finalist in the Wyndham Art Prize 2018. Spanning sculpture, video, photography, drawing, painting, and inventive two-dimensional work, the prize sees seventy-four artists compete for a $10,000 non-acquisitive major prize…