DEBORAH PAAUWE in Shimmer Photographic Biennale

August 28th, 2014

DEBORAH PAAUWE has works from her most recent series The Untold Story along with a selection of earlier works on show at the Onkaparinga Gallery for the 2014 Shimmer Photographic Biennale. The festival is a celebration of the best in photographic artistry, focused on both emerging and established photographers and it runs from 29 August – 28 September 2014. Click here for more information.

Deborah Paauwe, Adorned Tresses, 2013, giclée print, 75 x 75cm or 120 x 120cm, edition of 6

NASIM NASR – TarraWarra Biennial 2014

August 15th, 2014

Congratulations to NASIM NASR who has work included in the 2014 TarraWarra Biennial: Whisper in My Mask. This is the fourth iteration of this event and it has been curated by Natalie King and Djon Mundine. The Biennial opens tomorrow and continues until 16 November 2014 at TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville VIC. To read more about the Biennial click here.

image: Nasim Nasr, Erasure (still), 2010, 2 channel video installation, 10 min

ARIEL HASSAN – Showing at Carroll/Fletcher London

July 31st, 2014

ARIEL HASSAN will present 16 works at Carroll/Fletcher in a group show surveying recent works in expanded drawing which use paper and line as a point of departure. The show is titled Pencil / Line / Eraser and opens tonight. The exhibition will continue on until 13th of September. Pictured below is one of Ariel’s works featured in the show.

Image: Ariel Hassan, Triangle, 2011, Collage of 72 digital prints on triangular units of rag paper, 78 x 90 cm (paper size)

NICHOLAS FOLLAND – at the Art Gallery of South Australia

July 25th, 2014

Associated Artist NICHOLAS FOLLAND is currently showing in the Art Gallery of South Australia’s exhibition, The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland in galleries 9 & 10. This exhibition coencides with the SALA Festival and the release of his SALA monograph Nicholas Folland, written by Lisa Slade and published by Wakefield Press. This exhibition is on show until 30 Novemeber.

Nicholas will also have an exhibition, Touch and Go here at GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery from 30 July – 31 August.

Image: detail: Nicholas Folland, Doldrum 2005, found boat, crystal and glassware, fluorescent light, dimensions variable temporary installation, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide.

HOSSEIN VALAMANESH – at Casula Powerhouse

July 25th, 2014

HOSSEIN VALAMANESH has work currently on exhibition at Casula Powerhouse in Sydney in the Binns + Valamanesh exhibition. Hossein Valamanesh and Vivienne Binns are mighty forces in the Australian contemporary art landscape. Their individual practices are uncompromising and evolving as both artists continually experiment with material, form and subject. The exhibition features a broad range of works from each artists oeuvre. The exhibition runs until September 7. For more information about the exhibition click here.

DARYL AUSTIN – Selected for the 2014 Salon des Refuses

July 25th, 2014

Congratulations to DARYL AUSTIN who has been selected for the 2014 Salon des Refuses with his work ‘Nijmegen 1936 (Ingrid Kellenbach)’, Oil on Poplar Panel, 25 x 20 cm (pictued below). The exhibition of works selected will be on show at SH Ervin Gallery, Observatory hill, Sydney from 19 July – 14 September.

MCKENNA and GRIGGS finalists in the 2014 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes

July 11th, 2014

Congratulations to NOEL MCKENNA and DAVID GRIGGS. Noel has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Wynne and Sulman Prizes and David has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Archibald Prize. The exhibition is on show at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 19 July – 28 September 2014. Winners will be announced on 18 July. For more information about the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes click here.

        

Images (L-R)

Noel McKenna, Palm Beach wharf, oil on canvas, 180 x 150cm

Noel McKenna, Domestic Interior, acrylic on canvas, 150.5 x 150.5cm

David Griggs, Not a sexpat idiot cowboy painting, acrylic on canvas, 213 x 152cm

IMANTS TILLERS – Winner of the Gold Award 2014

July 11th, 2014

Congratulations to IMANTS TILLERS – Winner of the 2014 Gold Award at Rockhampton Art Gallery. His winning work ‘Epiphany’ is pictured below. Congratulations also to PETER ATKINS, finalist in the award. The exhibition of all 8 finalists works runs from 5 July – 31 August. To read more about the Gold Award click here.

Image: Imants Tillers, Epiphany, 2014, Acrylic and gouache on 25 canvas boards 127 x 178 cm

MARK SIEBERT – Upcoming exhibitions and projects

July 11th, 2014

MARK SIEBERT has been included in the John Moores Painting Prize 2014. The exhibition opens as part of the Liverpool Biennial and is on view at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK from 5 July  - 30 November 2014. For more information about the John Moores Painting Prize click here.

Mark is also included in the Florence Trust Summer Exhibition in London which runs from 5 – 13 July 2014.

Mark has also recorded an EP to coencide with his current paintings. The 6 tracks on the EP relate to his works. To listen to or download click here.

Image: Mark Siebert, Losers (Union Street), 2011, oil on card, 16 x 21.5cm

JAMES GEURTS – Upcoming Projects

May 29th, 2014

Associated Artist James Geurts who is currently showing his Topography of Water with us has some exciting projects coming up in 2014:

Magnetic Eclipse, TONE Festival, site light installation commission, Kent UK (16 June-22 June)

Standing Wave: Drawing Resonance I, installation, HMK Gallery Hoorn Holland (19 July-22 Aug)

WaterTable I, site and gallery installation, Zulong Gallery Dallas Texas, USA (8 Sept-14 Oct)

WaterTable II, Public Art commission and A.I.R.project, St Arnoud, Victoria (10 Sept-10 Dec)

The Presence of Giants, Arts Victoria public sculpture commission, Victoria (14 Sept-20 Jan)

James’ exhibition Topography of Water will be showing alongside Peter Atkins Silence at GAGPROJECTS/Greenaway Art Gallery from 28 May – 22 June

Image: James Geurts, Drawing Psychogeography 3: Tidal River/Bass Straight, 2008, Wilsons Promontory, Australia, photographic print, edition of 6, 120 x 100cm