Terry Batt, Blue Chinese Bowl with Fruit, 2016, oil on canvas, 152 x 152cm

BAYSIDE ACQUISITIVE ART PRIZE 2016

Congratulations to Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize finalists, Steven Rendall and Terry Batt. For a full list of finalists, visit the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize website.

An exhibition of works by the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize finalists will run from 12 May - 26 of June 2016 at the The Gallery @ BACC.

Euan Heng, Interlude suspended, 2010, oil on linen 143 x 102cm

AUTHENTICITY...? - INCINERATOR GALLERY

Euan Heng's work is included in Peter Hill's installation titled A work in progress in the current exhibition Authenticity...? at Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds.

Exhibition runs from 10 - 22 May 2016

Exhibition catalogue, designed by Jim Pavlidis. Image courtesy of Annika Romeyn

BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE - MEGALO PRINT STUDIO

Niagara artist Euan Heng is featured in Megalo Print Studio + Gallery's exhibition Between a Rock and a Hard Place.

The exhibition showcases the quality and variety of Peter Lancaster's work as a Master Lithographer, collaborating with countless artists at Lancaster Press in Melbourne.

Exhibition runs from 7 - 28 May 2016

Angela Brennan, Not what it used to be, 2014, oil on linen, 96 x 81cm

CLIMARTE - ARTS FOR A SAFE CLIMATE 2016

The work of Niagara artist, Angela Brennan is featured Climarte - Arts for a Safe Climate poster project, which sees the work of 11 artists transformed into posters and displayed on the streets of Melbourne in the name of climate action.

For a full list of artists involved in the project, visit Climarte's facebook page.

Rubaba Haider, Like a shadow; I am and I am not 2015, installation (safety pins and thread) image courtesy of the University of Western Australia

HERE&NOW16 / GENYM

Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery presents HERE&NOW16 / GenYM, an exhibition that offers a firsthand look at being young and Muslim in modern Australia. The work of nine contemporary artists are on show, including Niagara's Rubaba Haider.

The exhibition runs at the Dr Harold Schenberg Art Centre and The University of Western Australia until 16 July 2016. For further information, see the University of Western Australia's media release for the show. 

Terry Batt, Double Happiness: The Year of the Dog, 2006, oil and wax on linen

BEST IN SHOW: DOGS IN AUSTRALIAN ART - ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY

Niagara artist, Terry Batt is featured in the current exhibition Best In Show: Dogs In Australian Art at Orange Regional Gallery, NSW.

The exhibition explores the ways that dogs have been represented in Australian art and features around 80 works borrowed from public and private collections throughout the country.

Exhibition runs from 9 April - 3 July 2016

Image by Genevieve Grieves, courtesy of Campbelltown Arts Centre

WITH SECRECY & DISPATCH - CAMPBELLTOWN ARTS CENTRE 2016

Niagara artists Dianne Jones and Fiona Foley feature in the current exhibition With Secrecy & Despatch at Campbelltown Arts Centre

The exhibition brings together the work of six Aboriginal Australian artists with four First Nation Canadian artists who have been commissioned to create works for the 200th Anniversary of the Appin Massacre.

Exhibition runs from 9 April – 13 June 2016

Rubaba Haider, The stitch is lost, unless the thread be knotted IV 2014, gouache on wasli paper, 30.5 x 33cm

UNIVERSAL/PERSONAL

Niagara artist Rubaba Haider is exhibiting as part of Universal/Personal, a group show at Hinterland Galerie in Vienna.

Featuring emerging artists from Pakistan, the exhibition's focus is on miniature painting as an expression of the deeply personal framed within a broader sociopolitical climate. For a full list of artists and installation shots from the exhibition, visit Hinterland Galerie's website.

Exhibition runs from 5 April - 7 May 2016

 

Helen Wright, Unstable territory 1 2009, archival inkjet print and oil on canvas, 35 x 25cm

Helen Wright: The Edge of Reason - Gippsland Art Gallery

The Gippsland Art Gallery presents a solo exhibition of work by Niagara artist, Helen Wright.

Wright's wild ensemble of works maintains a balance between sorrow and humour across numerous mediums, including painting, printing, sculpture and drawing. For further information, visit the Wellington Shire Council website. 

Exhibition runs from 26 March - 29 May 2016

David Keeling, Lowtide, soft breeze, 2016. Image courtesy of the Glover Prize

David Keeling - winner of the GLOVER PRIZE 2016

Congratulations to David Keeling on being awarded the 2016 Glover Prize, one of Australia's most significant awards for landscape painting, with his entry Lowtide, soft breeze. Keeling was previously awarded the Glover Prize in 2006 and is the only artist to have won it on more than one occasion.

For a full list of finalists, visit the Glover Prize website.

Image courtesy of NGV Australia

JAN SENBERGS: OBSERVATION-IMAGINATION

NGV Australia presents the first comprehensive retrospective of Niagara artist Jan Senberg's work, Observation - Imagination.

Program highlights include talks by curators, writers and arts practitioners, providing audiences with insights into Jan Senbergs’s artwork and creative practice, beginning with a special opening weekend conversation with eminent art historian Patrick McCaughey. For a full list of public programs, visit the exhibition's page on NGV Australia's website.

The exhibition runs from 18 March - late June 2016

UNSEEN CITY: PHOTOS BY MARTIN PARR

UNSEEN CITY: PHOTOS BY MARTIN PARR

Niagara artist Martin Parr is exhibiting at Guildhall Art Gallery, showing photographs that reflect Parr's time as the City of London's photographer-in-residence.

Exhibition runs from 4 March - 31 July 2016

Glenn Barkley, Carbuncle pot with drooping polyp (with Lyn Havilah), from The Museum of the Worm, 2015-16, earthenware, stoneware, collage, enamel, synthetic polymer paint, timber, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Utopia Art, Sydney

2016 ADELAIDE BIENNIAL OF AUSTRALIAN ART - MAGIC OBJECT

Niagara artist Glenn Barkley’s work will be on display in Gallery 22 at the Art Gallery of South Australia during Magic Object, the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.

For a full list of participating artists, visit Magic Object's website. 

The biennial runs from 27 Februrary - 15 May 2016

Euan Macleod, Barrow Man, 2007, oil on canvas. Private Collection

EUAN MACLEOD: PAINTER AT THE SUTER ART GALLERY TE ARATOI O WHAKATU

The Suter Art Gallery Te Akatoi Whakatu has opened Euan Macleod - Painter, a major touring retrospective of the artist's paintings. 

Spanning three decades of Euan Macleod's prolific career, 39 canvases take viewers on a journey not only through physical landscapes but also through states of mind and being. As well as asking how each of us engages with nature, the exhibition hints at myths and narratives from human history–processes of discovery, conflict and resolution.

Exhibition runs from 20 February - 1 May 2016 at The Suter, before touring New Zealand.