Oxford: Martin Parr

Oxford: Martin Parr

Martin Parr's latest photobook Oxford, published by Oxford University Press is a portrait of the bubble of this renowned university. The series brings together newly-commissioned work produced between 2014 and 2016.

An exhibition of the series will run as part of Photo Oxford 2017, a celebration of photography through exhibitions and related activities taking place at various collaborative venues in Oxford during the month of September.

Oxford by Martin Parr will be on show from 8 September – 22 October at the Weston Library, Oxford.

Christian Thompson, Gods and kings, 2015, (from the series Imperial relic), chromogenic colour photograph National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2016, courtesy of Michael Reid, Sydney

Resolution: new Indigenous photomedia - SAM

Shepparton Art Museum presents Resolution: new Indigenous photomedia, including work by Niagara artist Brenda L. Croft.

The exhibition explores Indigeneity through photomedia works by some of Australia's most acclaimed Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander artists.

Exhibition runs from 26 August - 29 October.

Julie Dowling, Aunty Violet, 2017, Acrylic, Red Ochre and mica gold on canvas. Image courtesy of the artist.

Yagu Gurlbarl (Big Secret): New Works from Julie Dowling - Geraldton Regional Art Gallery

Niagara artist Julie Dowling presents her latest solo exhibition, Yagu Gurlbarl (Big Secret), at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery in partnership with Yamaji Art.

The exhibition explores concepts of compensation for stolen wages and reparations for slavery in Indigenous communities.

Exhbition runs 4 August - 30 September 2017.

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

Shifting Realities - Shridharani Art Gallery

Anant Art presents Shifting Realities at Shridharani Art Gallery, an exhibition of works by nine contemporary artists from India and Pakistan, including Niagara artist Rubaba Haider.
The exhibition explores the way in which realities are shaped by family, society, dreams, fantasies and personal identification.
Exhibition runs from 2 - 10 August 2017 


Jan Senbergs, The threat of fire - Otways 2005, oil on board, 90.5 x 121cm

Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007 - 2017

Orange Regional Gallery presents Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007 - 2017, featuring work by Niagara artists Rick Amor, Paul Boston, Kevin Lincoln, Euan Macleod, Noel McKenna, Jan Senbergs, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn and Ken Whisson.

The exhibition brings together a selection of paintings by artists featured in Artist Profile magazine over its 10 year history. The magazine has produced 40 issues of in-depth interviews and stories, making it a touchstone visual arts publication in Australia.

Exhibition runs from 8 July - 10 September 2017.

Liu Zhuoquan, Chang’an avenue, 2013, cast iron lamp stand, explosion-proof light globes, wire, mineral colour

Fictitious Realities - Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre

Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre presents Fictitious Realities, an exploration of artworks that play with scale.

Niagara artist Liu Zhuoquan is featured alongside eight other contemporary artists working across various mediums.

Exibition runs from 1 July - 3 September 2017.

Glenn Barkley shortlisted for the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

2017 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award

UPDATE: Join Glenn Barkley for the Gardens and Garniture: Walking Tour and Clay Workshop at the Shepparton Art Museum as part of the award exhibition on 8 July, 11am to 3pm.

Congratulations to Niagara ceramicist, Glenn Barkley, who has been shortlisted for the acquisitive 2017 Sidney Myer Fund Austrlian Ceramic Award alongside Karen Black, Laith McGregor, Jenny Orchard and Yasmin Smith.

An exhibition of works by the shortlisted artists will be held at SAM - Shepparton Art Museum from 17 June to 13 August 2017.

The winner will be announced during the exhibition’s official opening event on Saturday 17 June 2017.


Jan Senbergs, Downtown, 1991, pastel and acrylic wash on paper, Kedumba Collection of Australian Drawings

Common-Place: Works from the Collection - Orange Regional Gallery

Work by Niagara artists Euan Macleod and Jan Senbergs are featured in Common-Place: Works from the Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, New South Wales.

The exhibition is part of a guest curator series at the gallery. Cecilie Knowles has drawn together these works, exploring how our connections to built and natural environments define who we are.

Exhibition runs from 16 June - 30 July 2017.

Katie Paterson, Totality, 2016. Mixed media, 32.7 in. diameter. Courtesy of the James Zang Collection, London, and James Cohan, New York. Artwork © Katie Paterson. Image courtesy of James Cohan, New York. Photo: Christopher Burke.

Gray Matters - Wexner Center for the Arts

Gray Matters, presented by the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus Ohio, draws together the work of 37 contemporary women artists responding to the practice of grisaille - working in shades of grey.

The work of Niagara artist, Michelle Grabner, is included in this striking exhibition.

Exhibition runs from May 20 - July 30 2017

50 fifty - John Curtain Gallery

50 fifty - John Curtain Gallery

Niagara artists Brenda L Croft, Julie Dowling and Gunter Christmann are included in John Curtain Gallery's 50fifty.

The exhibition presents 50 significant works by 50 artists from the John Curtain University as part of the university's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Exhibition runs from 18 May - 9 July 2017.

Rick Amor, Where the boulevards end II, 2015, oil on canvas, 97 x 130cm. Courtesy the artist and Philip Bacon Galleries, Queensland.

Rick Amor - Philip Bacon Galleries

Comprising of 14 oil paintings, 6 watercolours and several drawings, Rick Amor at Philip Bacon Galleries showcases the artist's exploration of the surreal and the symbolic.

The exhibition runs from 2 - 27 May 2017.

Museums Australasia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards

Museums Australasia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards

Congratulations to Kevin Lincoln and the Art Gallery of Ballarat, who have been shortlisted for the 2017 Museums Australasia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards (MAPDA) with the stunning exhibition catalogue, Kevin Lincoln: The Eye's Mind.

The catalogue is available for purchase through the Art Gallery of Ballarat shop.

For a full list of finalists, visit MAPDA's website. Winners of the awards will be announced 15 May 2017.

Heavenly Daze - Mailbox Art Space

Heavenly Daze - Mailbox Art Space

Heavenly Daze at Mailbox Art Space explores the links and balances between art, music and architecture. The exhibition includes work by Niagara artist, Sean Meilak.

Exhibition runs from 5 – 29 April 2017