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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 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,…

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…

Rosie O’Brien, not titled x 9, 2017 - 2019, (wall) gouache and pencil, dimensions variable and Jemi gale, yellow was my mums favourite colour, 2019, (floor)  acrylic paint, ink, spray paint, silk + wood, 60 x 50 x 50 cm (image credit Guy Grabowsky)

Rosie O’Brien, not titled x 9, 2017 - 2019, (wall) gouache and pencil, dimensions variable and Jemi gale, yellow was my mums favourite colour, 2019, (floor) acrylic paint, ink, spray paint, silk + wood, 60 x 50 x 50 cm (image credit Guy Grabowsky)

October 2 @ 9:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm

and on the eyes, black sleep of night @ Firstdraft, Sydney

Showing at Firstdraft in Sydney, 'and on the eyes, black sleep of night' is a poignant exhibition which first exhibited at Seventh gallery and brings together artists who've experienced the death of a parent. - Featuring Arts Project studio artists Rosie O'Brien and Robyn Doherty, the runs from 2 - 25 October, and is curated by Sarah Brasier with Beth Caird, Brahmony McCrossin, Jemi Gale, Katie Foster, Michael Kennedy, Rosie O'Brien, Robyn Doherty, and Sarah Brasier. - Each of the…

Georgia Szmerling, Butterflies in the Tree with Leaves, 2019, earthenware and glaze, 17 x 20 x 14 cm.

Georgia Szmerling, Butterflies in the Tree with Leaves, 2019, earthenware and glaze, 17 x 20 x 14 cm.

October 16 @ 9:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre, 25 Edgeworth David Ave
Hornsby, Victoria 2077 Australia

Georgia Szmerling @ Hornsby Art Prize

Congratulations to Georgia Szmerling who's a finalist in the Hornsby Art Prize 2019! The Hornsby Art Prize is an annual art award and exhibition aimed at encouraging the creative talents of people and providing a showcase for their work. In 2019, Hornsby Shire Council and the Hornsby Art Society are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Hornsby Art Prize. The Hornsby Art Prize Finalists’ Exhibition will take place at two locations: Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre and Hornsby Library. Wallarobba Arts and…

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

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…

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 + 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 art,…