Jan Senbergs,The Geelong Road, 2004, synthetic polymer paint, Geelong Gallery Purchased with the assistance of the Regional Galleries Collections Fund, 2005 Courtesy of the artist

My Geelong - our Gallery - Geelong Gallery

My Geelong—our Gallery reveals the artistic riches of Geelong Gallery, a collection owned by the people of Geelong.

Twenty diverse members of the Greater Geelong community were invited to meet Gallery Director Jason Smith and select a favourite work of art. Their choices are exhibited in this revealing and fascinating special exhibition and trail through the Gallery. Featured amongst the chosen works is The Geelong Road 2004 by Niagara artist, Jan Senbergs.

Exhibition runs from 12 November 2016 - 2 April 2017

Running Interference at Rubicon Ari

Running Interference - Rubicon Ari

Rubicon Ari presents Running Interference, which brings together the work of Steven Rendall, Vittoria Di Stefano, Sam Martin and James Little.

Curated by Kent Wilson, the exhibition explores art’s power to transfer information both internally and externally. For further information, visit Rubicon Ari's website.

Exhibition runs from 9 - 26 November 2016

Noel McKenna, Untitled (Chihuahua), 2001

The Popular Pet Show

The National Portrait Gallery presents The Popular Pet Show.

The exhibition, which features Niagara artist, Noel McKenna, showcases works that express the joy and warmth derived from animal companions and celebrate their trusting, unpretentious ways.

Exhibition runs from 4 November 2016 - 13 March 2017

Angela Brennan and Mel Deerson present Mobile Drawings at The Alderman

Mobile Drawings - The Alderman

Angela Brennan and Mel Deerson present an exhibition of mobile drawings - the sketches and notes that the artists make when they are someplace else.

Held upstairs at The Alderman, the exhibition runs from 29 October - 6 November 2016.

Greek Style Mangrove Pot,  2016, earthenware, 41 x 13 cm

Glenn Barkley: itsallright - Utopia Art Sydney

Utopia Art Sydney presents itsallright, a solo exhibition of ceramic work and collage by Niagara artist, Glenn Barkley

Drawing upon classical and oriental forms and decoration, Barkley has produced an exhibition that is both joyful and dramatic.

Exhibition runs from 26 October - 19 November 2016

© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

Martin Parr: Welcome To Belfast - Belfast Exposed

Belfast Exposed presents Welcome To Belfast, a new body of work by Martin Parr.

The documentary project, commissioned by Belfast Exposed, focusses on tourism in Belfast including the legacy of the ill fated Titanic, built in the Belfast docks and the 'Troubles', a 40 year period of violent conflict which continues to resonate throughout Northern Ireland.

Exhibition runs from 14 October - 23 December 2016

Contempottery at Mailbox Art Space

Contempottery - Mailbox Art Space

Contempottery, presented at Mail Box Art Space showcases the work of Niagara ceramicist, Stephen Benwell, alonside that of Kim Jaeger, Tessy King, Noriko Nakamura, Kirsten Perry, Jessilla Rogers & Mark Whalen.

Exhibition runs from 5 - 29 October 2016

Wildthing: Animals in Contemporary Australian Art at the Mosman Art Gallery

Wildthing: Animals in Contemporary Australian Art - Mosman Art Gallery

Mosman Art Gallery presents Wildthing: Animals in Contemporary Australian Art, featuring Niagara's Noel McKenna alongside other significant Australian contemporary artists.

As part of the celebrations of the centenary of Taronga Zoo, this exhibition explores the complex and multi-layered relationships that humankind has with the animal kingdom. For more information and a full list of participating artists, visit the Mosman Art Gallery website.

Exhibition runs from 8 October - 27 November 2016

Works created as part of Noel McKenna's residency at the Watermill Center

CATS THAT I HAVE KNOWN - The Watermill Center

Niagara's Noel McKenna is currently artist in residence at The Watermill Center, USA throughout September.

Over the course of his residency, McKenna will create a series of works relating to the local landscape. He will also study works in the renowned Watermill Collection—a highly personal and eclectic collection of objects ranging widely across many cultures and all continents.

Update: McKenna's residency has culminated in the exhibition, CATS THAT I HAVE KNOWN at the Watermill Center. 

Exhibition runs from 17 September - 14 December 2016

Front cover of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Art of Connecting: Ken Whisson exhibition July - Octobery 2016

Ken Whisson - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Art of Connecting 2016

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Art of Connecting Program presents an exhibition of works by Ken Whisson.

This is the latest exhibition in a rotating art program showcasing the works of leading contemporary Australian artists. The catalogue features an essay by Whisson's colleague and friend, Niagara artist, Euan Macleod.

The works will on exhibition at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Sydney from July - October 2016.

Jan Senbergs and Chris Wallace-Crab at the Australian Print Workshop

Those Imagined Cities - Australian Print Workshop

Australian Print Workshop presents Those Imagined Cities, a collaboration between Niagara artist, Jan Senbergs, and Chris Wallace-Crab. Six global cities, which the artists have never, and probably will never visit, are imagined in images by Jan Senbergs and poems by Chris Wallace-Crabbe. These images and poems are brought together in a limited edition portfolio.

An exhibition of works contained within the portfolio will run from 3 September - 8 October 2016 at the Australian Print Workshop Gallery, Fitzroy.