Ken Whisson, All Things Considered, 15/3/19 & 4/4/19, oil on canvas, 100 x 120cm

Sydney Contemporary 2019: Robert Bridgewater & Ken Whisson

Niagara Galleries is pleased to be participating in this year's Sydney Contemporary - showcasing new work from sculptor Robert Bridgewater and painter Ken Whisson
 
Sydney Contemporary
Carraigeworks, Sydney
12-15 September 2019
Euan Macleod, Returning Memories, 2002 oil on canvas, 180 x 137cm

Euan Macleod: Guardian at The Delmar Gallery

Euan Macleod: Guardian focuses on the theme of the guardian figure and includes over 40 paintings, sketches and preliminary drawings spanning 1983 to 2019. The exhibition is presented through the innovative Young Curators program from 3:33 Art Projects. The program enables selected secondary school students to work as a curatorial team, working with a leading Australian artist to research, develop and present an exhibition. 
 
The Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney
Thursday, 20 June - Sunday, 4 August 2019
  
Euan Macleod will be showing with Niagara from 24 September until 19 October 2019

 

Euan Macleod, Arras Tunnel Play, 2018, acrylic on canvas

Euan Macleod in Salient: Contemporary Artists at the Western Front

In 2017 twelve leading Australian artists travelled to the Western Front, exploring the battlefields of the First World War, creating work in response to this journey. Salient: Contemporary Artists at the Western Front, brings together the work of these artists: Euan Macleod, Deidre Bean, Harrie Fasher, Paul Ferman, Michael Hiscock, Ross Laurie, Steve Lopes, Ian Marr, Idris Murphy, Amanda Penrose Hart, Luke Sciberras and Wendy Sharpe. The national touring exhibition, which began at New England Regional Art Museum Newcastle, is now showing at Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre, before it moves on to Tweed Regional Gallery. The exhibition is featured in artguide.

 

 
Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah South, NSW
21 November 2019 - 16 February 2020

Fiona Foley in Queen's Land: Blak Portraiture at Cairns Art Gallery

The work of well-known Australian artists including Fiona Foley, Destiny Deacon, Vernon Ah-Kee, Tracey Moffatt and Michael Riley, come together for the exhibition Queen's Land: Blak Portraiture at Cairns Art Gallery. The exhibition is a visual survey of Indigenous portraiture emerging from the state of Queensland over the past 150 years.
  
Until 11 August 2019
Steven Rendall, Nineteen Sixty Nine, 2019, oil on linen, 122 x 122cm

Steven Rendall in The Moon at Geelong Gallery

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, The Moon at Geelong Gallery includes historical through to contemporary works that respond to the imaginary and scientific knowledge of the moon, including Nineteen Sixty Nine (pictured), by Steven Rendall
 
The Moon
Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC
Until Sunday, 1 September 2019
Pictured: Paul Boston, Painting 1, 2018

BELLE MAGAZINE | Paul Boston, Euan Heng Kevin Lincoln & Noel McKenna

Work by Paul Boston (pictured), Euan Heng, Kevin Lincoln and Noel McKenna feature in the latest edition of Belle. Carli Philips explores the recent renovation of Caroline House, designed by Kennedy Nolan. The architects Kennedy Nolan have been nominated for several prizes including the Dulux Colour Awards and the Coco Republic Interior Design Awards for this project. 

Euan Heng, Elephant, 2010, neon, glass dome, plinth

Euan Heng in Electricity at Grace Cossington Smith Gallery

Electricity, currently showing at Grace Cossington Smith Gallery at Abbotsleigh is curated by Dr Maryanne Coutts, Head of Drawing at the National Art School. She states that Electricity "is a drawing show where the diverse engagements with electricity help reveal the nature of drawing". The exhibition includes the above neon work by Euan Heng, as well as examples of electricity influenced pieces by Steven Cavanagh, Gabriella Hirst and Lisa Jones among others. 
 
Electricity
Until Saturday, 13 July 2019
image from Brenda L. Croft's installation Retrac(k)ing country and (s)kin, 2017

ARTS GRANT RECIPIENT Brenda L. Croft

Artist/Curator/Researcher/Educator Brenda L. Croft is the recipient of an Arts ACT grant that will enable the creation of new work, 'hand/made/held/ground', during a residency with Canberra Glassworks in September and her solo exhibition with Niagara in November. Building upon a body of work Croft began during a previous residency at Canberra Glassworks in 2017. 
 
Brenda L. Croft will be exhibiting with Niagara from 19 November until 14 December 2019
Wudjula Yorgah (White Woman), 2005, acrylic and red ochre on canvas, 120 x 100cm

Julie Dowling in The Artist and Her Work, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Drawing on the Cruthers Collection of Women's Art, The Artist and Her Work showcases self-portraiture, alongside other examples of work from each artist presented, including the above painting by Julie Dowling. Pairs of works will be exchanged during the exhibition period. 
 
The Artist and Her Work
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth
Until Saturday, 7 December 2019
Julie Dowling, clockwise from top left: Nardoo, Ballar, Dolara and January, all 2011

Julie Dowling in Vis-ability at QUT Museum

Vis-Ability brings together a selection of recent acquisitions from the QUT Art Collection, including work by Julie Dowling, Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Jon Cattapan, Louise Hearman, Tracey Moffatt and Raquel Ormella. The exhibition aims to broaden our understanding of the lived experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. 
  
QUT Museum, Brisbane 
Until Sunday, 4 August 2019
Aunty Violet, 2017, acrylic on red ochre and plastic on canvas, 110 x 3 x 89.6cm

Julie Dowling in While you were sleeping at aMBUSH

aMBUSH Gallery opened it's new space at Kambri with the exhibition While you were sleeping, presenting artists who work across a range of media including painting, illustration, photography and sculpture. Paintings by Julie Dowling are presented alongside work by David Cragg, Elizabeth Close, Michael Cook, Warraba Weatherall and Wayne Quilliam. The space at Kambri is an inclusive cultural destination for local and international artists, bringing together a diverse program from different disciplines within the Arts. 

aMBUSH Gallery, Kambri, Canberra
Until 23 June 2019

 

 

Angela Brennan, My cousin Josephine in her fish dress in Sicily, 2018, oil on linen, 62 x 51cm

Angela Brennan Len Fox Painting Award 2019 finalist

Angela Brennan's painting My cousin Josephine in her fish dress in Sicily, 2018 has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Len Fox Painting Award. The biennial prize is awarded to a living Australian artist, or permanent resident pursuing the artistic interests of Emmanuel Phillips Fox (1865-1915). 
 
An exhibition of the finalists' work is currently on at the Castlemaine Art Museum and includes work by Yvette Coppersmith, Stephen Bush, Mark Howson and Robert Malherbe, as well as Angela Brennan. 
 
Castlemaine Art Museum, Castlemaine, VIC
Until Sunday, 1 September 2019
Bradd Westmoreland, Patio Garden, 2017-18, oil on linen, 92 x 60cm

Bradd Westmoreland - 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

Bradd Westmoreland's painting Patio Garden, 2017-18 has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Prize, and will be shown alongside Steven Rendall & Euan Heng in an exhibition of the finalists' works in May.   
 
Now in its fifth year, the 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize will be judged by Jane Devery, Curator, Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria; Anthony Fitzpatrick, Curator, TarraWarra Museum of Art; and Joanna Bosse, Curator, Bayside Gallery. 
 
Bayside Gallery, Melbourne
Friday, 24 May - Sunday, 21 July 2019

 

Steven Rendall, Undead Moon, 2018, oil on linen, 137 x 112cm

Steven Rendall - 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

Steven Rendall is a finalist in the 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize and his work will be exhibited alongside fellow Niagara artists Bradd Westmoreland and Euan Heng in the upcoming exhibition of the finalists' work. 
 
Bayside Gallery, Melbourne 
Friday, 24 May - Sunday, 21 July 2019

 

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