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

Steven Rendall, ... terminal fauna provisional, 2016, oil and acrylic on canvas, 123 x 153cm

The Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize - 2017

Congratulations to Niagara artist, Steven Rendall, who has been selected as a finalist in this year's Bayside Aqcuisitive Art Prize (BAAP) with his work, ... terminal fauna provisional, 2016. For a full list of finalists, visit the BAAP website.

An exhibition of finalists' work will be held at the The Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre from 6 May - 18 June 2017.

Helen Wright's delicate resin work on the cover of Assemble Papers, issue 7

Helen Right: Rise and Fall - Assemble Papers

Niagara artist, Helen Wright, is featured on the front cover of Assemble Papers' latest issue. Inside, she talks about the thinking behind her multidicsciplinary practice.

The feature gives an insight into her her upcoming exhbition, Competing Interests, at Niagara Galleries, which will be presented in conjunction with ART + CLIMATE = CHANGE 2017.

Competing Interests runs from 4 - 29 April

Euan Macleod, Yellow Mountain (Golem), 2016, oil on acrylic on polyester, 180 x 150 cm

Euan Macleod: High and Low - Nockart Gallery

NockArt Gallery​, Hong Kong presents High and Low, an exhibition of 41 works on paper by Niagara artist, Euan Macleod, as well as a number of his paintings. Macleod created the works after a trip to China’s spectacular Yellow Mountain (Huangshan) in 2016.

The exhibition runs from 20 March - 19 May 2017

Julie Dowling, Warangguwa (Falling), 2017. Image courtesy of the artist.

Stations of the Cross - Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture presents Stations of the Cross, featuring the work of 16 artists, including Niagara's Julie Dowling.

The exhibition explores the artists' personal responses to the eternal questions raised by the Stations of the Cross.

Exhibition runs until March 26

Glenn Barkley, The clock, 2016 and Shiga Shigeo, Vase, c. 1969. Image courtesy of the QUT Art Collection

Earth & Fire - QUT Art Museum

QUT Art Museum presents Earth & Fire, featuring ceramics drawn from the museum's collection, including work by Niagara artist, Glenn Barkley.

QUT's Art Collection encompasses over 300 ceramic objects by Australia's leading practitioners, the majority dating from the 1970s onwards.

Exhibition runs from 18 March - 21 May 2017

Installation view of Overflow-Undertow by Yvonne Kendall and Henning Eichinger

Overflow-Undertow - Kunstverein Würzburg

Kunstverein Würzburg presents Overflow-Undertow, a collaborative exhibition by Yvonne Kendall and Henning Eichinger.

The exhibition explores the current of social change as it is aided and shaped by modern communication technologies through a series of interconnected images and sculptural pieces.

Exhibition runs from 12 March - 24 April 2017

Clarice Beckett, Half Moon Bay, (undated), oil on board, 28.5 x 38cm

Presence - Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Margaret Lawrence Gallery presents an exhibiton of work exploring the Australian landscape through the lense of spirituality, the sublime, romanticism, impressionism, minimalism and surrealism. Presence includes works by Niagara artists Rick Amor and Clarice Beckett, alongside paintings by Eugene Von Guerard, Frederic McCubbin, Louise Hearman, Fred Williams and a film by Michael Riley.

Exhibition runs from 3 March - 1 April 2017

Noel McKenna, Room with two guitars, Te Miro, 2011, oil on plywood, 61.2 x 64.2cm

Home - Glen Eira City Council Town Hall Gallery

Glen Eira City Council - Arts and Culture presents Home, an exhibition that explores the domestic spaces we inhabit, personal and cultural identity, relationships, history and memory. Several works by Niagara artist Noel McKenna are included in the exhibition.

Exhibition runs from 3 March - 2 April 2017

Installation view of Abstraction at Geelong Gallery featuring work by Angela Brennan

Abstraction: Celebrating Australian women artists - Geelong Gallery

Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Abstraction: Celebrating Australian women abstract artists features work by Niagara artists Angela Brennan, Savanhdary Vongpoothorn and Angelina Pwerle, alongside a host of other talented artists.

The exhibition will be on display at Geelong Gallery from 25 February - 7 May 2017.